Wednesday, July 2, 2008

CherryPal announces two-watt, Freescale-based cloud computer

Posted by Jo on 06/19 at 08:52 AM

It looks like the current ranks of green PCs are soon going to have some pretty daunting competition for the low-power throne, with upstart CherryPal announcing that it’s about to bust out a cloud computer that’ll consume a mere two watts of power. To hit that mark, CherryPal opted for Freescale’s new 400MHz MPC5121e mobileGT processor, and eliminated all the moving parts normally found in a PC, which means no optical drive and 4GB of NAND flash memory in place of a regular hard drive. Otherwise, you can expect to get 256MB of RAM, built-in 802.11b/g WiFi, two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, and a VGA port, with a “tweaked version” of Debian apparently serving as the OS. No word on a price just yet, but the company is boldly proclaiming that it’ll be the “most affordable on the market.”


About CherryPal for Everyone (CP4Every1 or CPFE)

CP4Every1 is constantly crawling the web (on human hands and knees) to find unique information of value regarding green technology, cheap and reliable connectivity, personal, portable and sustainable industry developments, future and social/cultural transformative technology, political relevance and news that is NOT just another re-posting of the same press release pushed out by the industry.

Please note that all copyrights and links to original material are provided and respected. NO robots were used to post content.

Your comments are invited.

Enter your Email to receive CPFE Updates

Preview Powered by FeedBlitz


for $10 off purchase price


Scroll to bottom for Google Custom Search Results

Search Results

Other CherryPal Brand Angel Blogs