HP Adds Options to HP Mini 2140

HP has barely started selling the 10″ Intel Atom-powered HP Mini 2140, and already there are some updated options available to new buyers this week. They’ve added SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 as an operating system option – we knew back when they were announced … Read more

More on 10-inch Acer Aspire One, Linux, and SSD

On the heels of the brief hands-on that Akihabara News got of the upcoming 10-inch Acer Aspire One, ZDNet UK has obtained more information on the plans for the larger version of the 8.9″ Acer Aspire One. Acer has informed ZDNet UK that those interested … Read more

HP Mini 1000 (1110NR) Review (NotebookReview.com)

lewdvig, a NotebookReview.com contributor, has put together a comprehensive review of the Intel Atom-powered 8.9″ HP Mini 1110NR. It’s runing Hewlett-Packard’s HP Mobile Internet UI, which is based on Ubuntu Linux (and apparently Gnome), and has an 8GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for storage. Specifications … Read more

Jolicloud – Cloud-Based Linux for Netbooks

jolicloud Yesterday I mentioned Kuki Linux, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution (or just the kernel if you prefer) centered around the 8.9″ Acer Aspire One.

Today, I’m mentioning a different Linux distribution, one that is focused on netbooks in general, and that’s designed around using the internet and cloud-based computing.

It’s called jolicloud (www.jolicloud.com), and in the word of it’s developers:

We love netbooks: they are cheap, compact, light and always connected via 3G.

What we didn’t like so much was the user experience so we decided to build our own.

We used Linux and made it boot faster and we optimized it for surf and cloud computing. We redesigned the interface and integrated some cool stuff.

This is how the jolicloud project started. The next step is to let you try it out and have your opinion so together we can build the best netbook experience.

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