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Everex Unveils CloudBook Ultra-Mobile PC at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Everex, a world leader in the design and production of personal computers, today launched their much anticipated Ultra-Mobile PC featuring the latest Open Source operating system from gOS.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Everex, a world leader in the design and production of personal computers, today launched their much anticipated Ultra-Mobile PC featuring the latest Open Source operating system from gOS.

Measuring 9" in length and 2 pounds in weight, the Everex CloudBook caters to users seeking the latest in mobile computing. With its 1.2GHz VIA C7-M ULV mobile processor, the laptop averages 5 hours of battery life on a 4-cell, lithium-ion battery. Unlike many of its competitors, the CloudBook also features 30GB of internal storage, digital video output (DVI-I), 4-in-1 card reader and 1.3MP webcam.

With its size, specification and energy efficient design, customers will now find the performance and features of much larger laptops in one of the most mobile computer designs on the market.

"The overwhelming success of our gPC desktop generated countless inquires from customers seeking additional Open Source mobile platforms," states John Lin, general manager of Everex. "With the launch of the new CloudBook our vision remains the same: Provide mainstream users with their favorite applications wrapped in a no-compromise, low-cost, consumer friendly product."

The CloudBook, model CE1200V, showcases the gOS operating system and familiar applications from Mozilla, Skype, Google, Facebook, Faqly and OpenOffice.org. Available January 25th, the computer will be available at Walmart.com for $399.

"The potential of mainstream, Open Source PCs is tremendous," said Lin. "Combine a revolutionary platform like our CloudBook with the stunning graphics and performance provided by gOS Rocket and consumers will be armed with the utmost in mobile computing."

To learn more about Everex, the CloudBook and their entire line of computing products, visit http://www.everex.com. For information on gOS or to download a free copy of gOS Rocket see http://www.thinkgos.com.

Key Features* — Operating System: gOS V2 Rocket — Processor: 1.2GHz VIA C7-M ULV Processor — Display: 7" WVGA TFT Widescreen (800 x 480 native resolution) — Preinstalled and Linked Software: Mozilla FireFox, gMail, Meebo, Skype, Google Documents & Spreadsheets, Google Calendar, Google News, Google Maps, Wikipedia, Google Product Search, GIMP, Blogger, YouTube, Xine Movie Player, RhythmBox, Faqly, Facebook and OpenOffice.org 2.3 (includes WRITER, IMPRESS, MATH, DRAW) — Memory: 512MB DDR2 533MHz SDRAM (1GB Max) — Hard Disk Drive: 30GB, 4200RPM PATA — Graphic: VIA UniChrome(TM) Pro IGP — Audio: VIA VT1708A High Definition Audio Codec with built-in speakers — WLAN: 802.11b/g — LAN: 10/100 Ethernet — I/O: (1) DVI-I port, (2) USB 2.0 ports, (1) RJ45 Ethernet port, (1) Headphone/Line Out jack, (1) Microphone/ Line In jack, (1) 4-in-1 Media Card Reader (Secure Digital, Multi-Media Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO) — Battery: 4-Cell (14.4V, 2200mAh), rechargeable Lithium-Ion — Dimensions: 9.06" x 6.73 x 1.16" (W x D x H) — Weight: 2 pounds — Warranty & Support: 1 Year Limited Warranty with 24/7 Toll-Free Technical Support — MSRP: $399.00 *Specifications subject to change

About Everex

Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Fremont, California, Everex has established itself as a world leader in the personal computer industry. As a subsidiary of First International Computer, a supplier to many of the world's largest computer companies, a unique and distinctive line of products has propelled the organization to become the eighth largest retail computer brand in the US. For the latest information on Everex, visit http://www.everex.com.

Everex Media Contact: Paul C. Kim, Director of Marketing, 510-252-8829 (USA), paulkim@everex.com gOS Media Contact: David Liu, Founder, 310-709-4881 (USA), davidliu@thinkgos.com

SOURCE First International Computer

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