Everex delivers $198 Google-friendly PC (Google OS)?


Everex has teamed up with open source players to create a $198 PC (sans display). The Everex Green gPC TC2502 runs a Linux OS and is loaded with (or has links to) free applications, including Gmail, Google Docs & Spreadsheets, Google Calendar, Google Product Search, Google Blogger, Google YouTube, Google Maps, Google News, Meebo (instant messaging), GIMP (image editing), Firefox, Xing Movie Player, RhythmBox (iTunes substitute), Faqly (tech support), Facebook, Skype and OpenOffice.org 2.2. The gPC will be available in Wal-Mart stores and at walmart.com this month.

Not sure if this will be available in Canada, however check back for updates!

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3 responses to “Everex delivers $198 Google-friendly PC (Google OS)?

  1. RhythmBox is an open-source i-Tunes look-alike player for Linux. Generally, it functions in a similar fashion to iTunes, however it is NOT iTunes.

  2. Tiger Direct was advertising the gPC for sale in their latest catalogue, but the web sit indicates “no longer” and a phone call confirmed that.

    Their site still shows info about the gPC along with a video they made demonstrating it.

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