Customized Linux PC for MySpacers

 
 
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2008-04-08 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Everex and gOS unveil the first PC, using any operating system, designed expressly to use with a social network.

PC vendor Everex and gOS (Good OS), the Linux distribution based around Google applications, is taking the next step in online-based computing by introducing a limited edition MySpace PC.

The companies hope that the white-cased, two-pound MyMiniPC will attract what Everex officials claim is some of the more than 100 million MySpace users. As such, it's the first PC, using any operating system, designed expressly to use with a social network.

"To me, gOS Space can be the face of Linux for the MySpace generation," Jim Zemlin, president of the Linux Foundation, said in a statement.

Read the full article on DesktopLinux.com.

 
 
 
 
I'm editor-at-large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. That's a fancy title that means I write about whatever topic strikes my fancy or needs written about across the Ziff Davis Enterprise family of publications. You'll find most of my stories in Linux-Watch, DesktopLinux and eWEEK. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, I worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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