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My Review of gOS Space

Apr 15, 2008, 03:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Daly)

"You will all no doubt be aware that a few months back I reviewed the original gOS, and I was enthusiastic about it. In my opinion, the original gOS was a great Linux distribution for the average computer user--someone who used it to write up a few documents, send a few emails, and surf the Internet a bit. With its emphasis on web apps, it was not only an ideal operating system for casual users, but was an indication of where desktop computing appears to be headed, with the real work being done 'in the cloud,' with the desktop just the front end for that.

"Subsequently, gOS Rocket was released, but I never got round to reviewing this, mainly due to hardware issues (I couldn't get it working with my wireless connection). I tried it, and there was very little improvement over the original--a slight difference to the iBar, and a few extra applications..."

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