LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Everex, a world leader in the design
and production of personal computers, today launched their much anticipated
Ultra-Mobile PC featuring the latest Open Source operating system from gOS.
Measuring 9" in length and 2 pounds in weight, the Everex CloudBook
caters to users seeking the latest in mobile computing. With its 1.2GHz VIA
C7-M ULV mobile processor, the laptop averages 5 hours of battery life on a
4-cell, lithium-ion battery. Unlike many of its competitors, the CloudBook
also features 30GB of internal storage, digital video output (DVI-I),
4-in-1 card reader and 1.3MP webcam.
With its size, specification and energy efficient design, customers
will now find the performance and features of much larger laptops in one of
the most mobile computer designs on the market.
"The overwhelming success of our gPC desktop generated countless
inquires from customers seeking additional Open Source mobile platforms,"
states John Lin, general manager of Everex. "With the launch of the new
CloudBook our vision remains the same: Provide mainstream users with their
favorite applications wrapped in a no-compromise, low-cost, consumer
The CloudBook, model CE1200V, showcases the gOS operating system and
familiar applications from Mozilla, Skype, Google, Facebook, Faqly and
OpenOffice.org. Available January 25th, the computer will be available at
Walmart.com for $399.
"The potential of mainstream, Open Source PCs is tremendous," said Lin.
"Combine a revolutionary platform like our CloudBook with the stunning
graphics and performance provided by gOS Rocket and consumers will be armed
with the utmost in mobile computing."
To learn more about Everex, the CloudBook and their entire line of
computing products, visit http://www.everex.com. For information on gOS or
to download a free copy of gOS Rocket see http://www.thinkgos.com.
-- Operating System: gOS V2 Rocket
-- Processor: 1.2GHz VIA C7-M ULV Processor
-- Display: 7" WVGA TFT Widescreen (800 x 480 native resolution)
-- Preinstalled and Linked Software: Mozilla FireFox, gMail, Meebo,
Skype, Google Documents & Spreadsheets, Google Calendar, Google News,
Google Maps, Wikipedia, Google Product Search, GIMP, Blogger, YouTube,
Xine Movie Player, RhythmBox, Faqly, Facebook and OpenOffice.org 2.3
(includes WRITER, IMPRESS, MATH, DRAW)
-- Memory: 512MB DDR2 533MHz SDRAM (1GB Max)
-- Hard Disk Drive: 30GB, 4200RPM PATA
-- Graphic: VIA UniChrome(TM) Pro IGP
-- Audio: VIA VT1708A High Definition Audio Codec with built-in speakers
-- WLAN: 802.11b/g
-- LAN: 10/100 Ethernet
-- I/O: (1) DVI-I port, (2) USB 2.0 ports, (1) RJ45 Ethernet port, (1)
Headphone/Line Out jack, (1) Microphone/ Line In jack, (1) 4-in-1
Media Card Reader (Secure Digital, Multi-Media Card, Memory Stick,
Memory Stick PRO)
-- Battery: 4-Cell (14.4V, 2200mAh), rechargeable Lithium-Ion
-- Dimensions: 9.06" x 6.73 x 1.16" (W x D x H)
-- Weight: 2 pounds
-- Warranty & Support: 1 Year Limited Warranty with 24/7 Toll-Free
-- MSRP: $399.00
*Specifications subject to change
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Fremont, California, Everex has
established itself as a world leader in the personal computer industry. As
a subsidiary of First International Computer, a supplier to many of the
world's largest computer companies, a unique and distinctive line of
products has propelled the organization to become the eighth largest retail
computer brand in the US. For the latest information on Everex, visit
Everex Media Contact: Paul C. Kim, Director of Marketing, 510-252-8829
gOS Media Contact: David Liu, Founder, 310-709-4881 (USA),
SOURCE First International Computer