Everex green computers


Everex green computers

In the mid-2000s, Everex began selling several brands of green computers. These computers are targeted at users that only need access to web applications, versus Microsoft Windows-based applications (however, the company does sell Windows Vista-installed variants).

Hardware

gBook

The "gBook" is a laptop with a 15.4" WXGA+ Widescreen Display (1440 x 900) and a 1.5GHz VIA C7®-M Processor. It comes loaded with gOS Linux. [http://www.everex.com/products/gbook/gbook.htm gBook at Everex.com]

gPC

Two major variants of the gPC exist: one based on gOS Linux; the other, an Impact brand of Windows VistaFact|date=May 2008 low-power machines. Both utilize a VIA C7 CPU. The gPC also ships with a softmodem that is not enabled for consumer use, but is provided "for developers." A sequel, gPC2, [ [http://www.everex.com/products/gpc2/gpc2.htm Everex - The Alternative PC Company ] ] is available through Wal-Mart. [ [http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=8304655 Everex gPC2 TC2512 Desktop Computer w/ 1.5GHz VIA C7-D Processor ] ]

gPC mini

The gPC mini [ [http://www.everex.com/products/gpc_mini/gpc_mini.htm Everex - The Alternative PC ] ] [ [http://desktoplinux.com/articles/AT7294579196.html Review: Everex gPCmini with gOS Linux] ] [ [http://www.slashgear.com/everex-myminipc-with-gos-space-29-and-myspace-apps-they-have-truly-taken-the-budget-pc-to-a-whole-new-level-0711064.php Everex MyMiniPC with gOS Space 2.9 and MySpace apps - they have truly taken the budget PC to a whole new level] ] [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/17/technology/personaltech/17computer.html Putting the Focus of Computing Where It Belongs: Online Socializing ] ] was announced in April 2008: it includes a DVD recorder, DVI video output, and MySpace-driven content on gOS Space. It is intended as a competitor to the Mac mini.

Cloudbook

The Cloudbook is an Ultra-Mobile PC, running a VIA C7 CPU with either gOS Linux or Windows Vista. There is also a Stepnote variant that uses a Pentium dual-core CPU, instead of a VIA C7.

oftware

gOS Linux is used on the lower-end models of the gPC and Cloudbook. Its core application suite is built upon Google Apps, and does not have many other applications installed. The other models use Windows Vista Home Basic, and its installed base of applications.

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References

External links

* [http://www.everex.com/products/products.htm Everex product catalog]
* [http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9074720&taxonomyId=14&intsrc=kc_top ComputerWorld article on Microsoft reserving future XP installs to gPC and related machines]
* [http://www.electronista.com/articles/08/04/07/everex..gos.myminipc/ Article on "gPC Mini" targeted for Myspace users]


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