Zonbu


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Zonbu

A low-cost Linux-based desktop computer from Zonbu (www.zonbu.com) that is preloaded with browser, office applications, utilities, games and an iPod-compatible music player. Introduced in 2007 and pronounced "zon-boo," it is offered as a subscription service. The monthly fee includes automatic software upgrades, online storage and unlimited support. Extremely compact, the computer uses a solid state flash drive and external keyboard and monitor.
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As for laptops, the greenest current models include Dell's Latitude D630, the Everex Zonbu, Fujitsu's LifeBook S6510, and Toshiba's Tecra A9-S9013.
There'll also be innovative new takes on the PC in the form of the award-winning Zonbu Mini, and the ultra thin, fanless vmpc vm7700 together with the eagerly anticipated MTube - a groundbreaking five-ounce Internet Media Player (IMP) developed by the Taiwan Government's Science and Technology Advisory Group and based on the new VIA Mobile-ITX motherboard.
Zonbu Notebook Available for Sale in the First Quarter of 2008; Units with Beta Software May Be Purchased Now
The new Zonbu Notebook will be manufactured by Everex.
The Zonbu Notebook is based on the same operating system as the award-winning Zonbu Mini desktop computer.
People fell in love with the Zonbu Mini because it freed them from all of the hassles associated with computer maintenance," said Zonbu CEO Gregoire Gentil.
Although the final version of the Zonbu Notebook will be available early 2008, Zonbu fans eager to try it can order a Zonbu Notebook with a beta version of the software starting today on www.