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Good OS Unveils Linux-Based Cloud Browser

Dec 05, 2008, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul McDougall)

"Good OS's Cloud system integrates a compressed version of the Linux operating system with the company's homegrown Web browser. From within the browser, users can launch desktop applications such as spreadsheets or games, or access lighter Web services -- like Google Apps or Yahoo mail.

"The system also features a tab that will launch Microsoft's Windows XP operating system.

"At the Netbook World Summit in Paris this week, Good OS showed off Cloud riding on its new Gigabyte Touch-Screen Netbook. "With Cloud, Gigabyte Netbooks will power on to the Internet in seconds while still supporting killer applications together with Windows XP," said a company spokesman."

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