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

Jolicloud Interface with Gmail NotificationsJolicloud, 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

HP TouchPad Portrait / Landscape Mode GraphicIf 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

JooJoo Running Android PhotoWe 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 [...]