Jolicloud OS Aims to Modernize Your Old (or New) Desktop with the Power of the Cloud

Jolicloud, best known as a hybrid native & web app focused OS for netbooks, is casting its net to include desktop PCs, in particular ones with 10+ year old NVIDIA video cards. The announcement may not sound like much on the surface. However, when you consider that Google is planning to bring Chrome OS to [...]

HP’s New TouchPad Takes Aim at the iPad

If you missed it earlier, HP had a big event and announcement. The company unveiled its new line of webOS devices. Later this year customers will be able to pick up a revamped, HP-branded Pre, called the Pre 3, a new micro sized phone called the Veer, and a new iPad rival dubbed the TouchPad. [...]

JooJoo Reloaded – Now Running Windows 7, Mac OS X, Android, Jolicloud, and Other OSes

We knew it was going to happen. People have started leveraging JooJoo's recent USB update to install third-party OSes of their choosing on the $499, 12-inch tablet (specs). If you're interested in following along, The JooJoo Forum has a section dedicated to Custom Operating Systems. Members have already started documenting their success installing Windows 7 Embedded, Mac [...]

Sneak Peek: Jolicloud Alpha Video Walkthrough

[youtube=] Sascha at Netbook News has created a video showcasing Jolicloud running on his Samsung NC10 netbook. If you haven't heard of Jolicloud before, it's essentially a social front-end designed to work on top of an optimized version Ubuntu netbook remix. The "cool factor" comes from Jolicloud's ability to sync up activity from all your contacts [...]