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  1. Nov 20th 2004 EmperorLinux Website v3.0
    www.EmperorLinux.com gets a newer, more streamlined look! (As you have probably noticed.) Our primary goal in this version is to put the information you need about our laptops right at your fingertips. So if you notice any problems, or have any further suggestions, please let the WebElf know.
  2. Nov 19th 2004 EmperorLinux Kiwi Upgraded to T1x0 Series
    The Kiwi (Sony VAIO T1x0 Series) gets an upgrade! While maintaining its light-weight at 3 pounds, the Kiwi now boasts: a 1100 Mhz Pentium-M, 512-1024 MB RAM, an internal DVD+/-RW drive, and an array of other features. The Kiwi TR will continue to be available for a limited time.
  3. Nov 15th 2004 EmperorLinux Meteor Upgraded to MP30 Series
    The Meteor (Sharp Actius Series) gets an upgrade! The added features of the Meteor MP30 make up for its slight increase in weight (to 2.8 pounds). With this upgrade, the Meteor adds: a 1.6 GHz Transmeta Efficeon processor, 512-1024 MB RAM (now upgradable), a 40 GB hard drive, and an internal CDRW/DVD. The Meteor MM20 will continue to be available for a limited time.
  4. Sep 27th 2004 EmperorLinux Introduces the SilverComet S Series
    EmperorLinux introduces the SilverComet S line of Linux laptop computers. The SilverComet is based on the Sony VAIO S170 series laptop. In only 4 pounds, it offers: a 13.3" screen running X@1280x800 with ATI Radeon graphics, a 1.5-2.0 GHz Pentium-M, 256-1024 MB RAM, a 40-80 GB hard drive, and a choice between a CDRW/DVD combo drive or DVD-RW drive. The SilverComet S is the most powerful 4-pound Linux laptop available.
  5. Sep 15th 2004 Dear Laptop Vendor...
    Lincoln has had a lot of opinions to share lately. In the EOF column of the October 2004 issue of Linux Journal, Lincoln makes the case for OS-less, high quality laptops.
  6. Sep 9th 2004 See Lincoln's Logbook Live!
    Lincoln provides this month's entertainment at the local Atlanta Linux Enthusiants (Central) meeting. He will talk at length about power management functionality for laptops and the inner workings and configuration of both APM and ACPI for proper behavior with your Linux installation.
  7. Aug 9th 2004 LinuxWorld Expo Wrap-Up
    The Emperor team is slowly recovering from our jet lag after the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco last week. We enjoyed our journey west and another opportunity to meet with customers past, present, and future!
  8. Aug 2nd 2004 LinuxWorld Expo This Week
    Most of our EmperorLinux staff will be out of the office this week, taking part in the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo held in San Francisco's Moscone Center. We'll be in booth 675 with a large collection of our laptops and notebooks. For those who can make it to the show, we look forward to your visit. For those who try to contact us during the week, we thank you in advance for your patience.
  9. Jul 22nd 2004 EmperorLinux Introduces the Gazelle A Series
    EmperorLinux introduces the Gazelle A line of desktop replacement notebook computers. The Gazelle is based on the Sony VAIO A1x0 series laptop. The Gazelle A offers: a 1.5-2.0 GHz Pentium-M 7x5 processor; 256-2048 MB RAM; a 40-80 GB hard drive; CDRW/DVD or DVD+/-RW; on-board ethernet and wireless and a wide selection of ports; and a 17.0" Active WUXGA TFT running X@1920x1200 with ATI Radeon 9700 graphics.
  10. Jul 8th 2004 EmperorLinux Toucan is Linux Journal Editors' Choice Product of the Year
    We received our August issues of Linux Journal today and were pleasantly surprised to find that the EmperorLinux Toucan was named the Product of the Year in the 2004 Linux Journal Editors' Choice Awards.
  11. Jul 6th 2004 Vote for EmperorLinux in the Linux Journal Reader's Choice Awards
    Linux Journal has opened the voting for their annual Reader's Choice Awards. Three of the most popular EmperorLinux laptops — the Meteor, the Toucan, and the Rhino — have been nominated in the "Favorite Portable Workstation" category. Be warned; the page is long, and that category is near the bottom. So, if you're a happy EmperorLinux customer, or just think that we offer a pretty neat product, please stop by and share your opinion with LJ. Voting ends August 5.
  12. Jun 23rd 2004 EmperorLinux Exhibiting at LinuxWorld in August
    EmperorLinux will be exhibiting at Linux World Conference and Expo in San Francisco, CA at the Moscone Center from August 3-5, 2004. We'll be in booth 675, and we'll have a wide variety of our Linux laptops and notebooks with us and ready to test. Look for more details in July.
  13. Jun 17th 2004 EmperorLinux Molecule Slashdotted
    EmperorLinux was slashdotted this afternoon by an anonymous benefactor (no, we didn't put him up to it.) Our mystery friend wanted to let the rest of the Linux community know about the recently released Molecule. The Molecule is what we call our desktop replacement based on the Sharp Actius RD3D laptop, the world's first auto-stereo 3D notebook.
  14. Jun 14th 2004 EmperorLinux Rhino Reviewed in LinuxWorld Magazine
    We recently received our June issues of LinuxWorld Magazine. It included Mark Hinkle's review of the EmperorLinux Rhino notebook computer. Happy reading!
  15. Jun 14th 2004 EmperorLinux Toucan Upgraded to T42 Series
    The Toucan (IBM ThinkPad T Series) gets an upgrade! The addition of the T42/T42p line brings the following options to the Toucan: an 1500-2000 MHz Pentium M 7x5, a 14.1" screen running X at up to 1400x1050 or a 15" screen running X at 1600x1200, from 256-2048 MB RAM, a 40-80 GB hard drive, and an internal CDRW/DVD combo drive. The Toucan T40 and T41 lines will continue to be available.
  16. May 17th 2004 EmperorLinux Rhino Upgraded
    The Rhino (Dell Latitude D800 series) gets an upgrade! The Rhino is now available with a 1700-2000 MHz P-M-7x5 and NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5650 graphics. The Rhino still offers: a 15.4" screen running X@1920x1200, 256-2048 MB RAM, a 30-80 GB hard drive. and a CDRW/DVD combo or DVD+RW drive. (Click the Customize System button to see all the latest possibilities.)
  17. May 6th 2004 EmperorLinux Introduces the 3D Molecule
    EmperorLinux introduces the Molecule line of desktop replacement notebook computers. The Molecule is based on the Sharp Actius RD3D laptop. "Do you really mean 3D?", you ask. The Sharp Actius RD3D is the world's first auto-stereo 3D notebook. Sharp's 3D LCD technology makes it possible to view 3D images without glasses. Best of all, this 3D effect works under Linux. The Molecule also offers: a 2800 MHz Pentium4-M processor; 512-1024 MB RAM; a 60 GB hard drive; CDRW/DVD-RW; on-board ethernet and a wide selection of ports; and a 15.0" Active XGA TFT running X@1024x768 with NVIDIA GeForce4 graphics.
  18. May 3rd 2004 Congratulations Georgia Tech Graduates
    EmperorLinux gives hearty congratulations to its collection of recent graduates from Georgia Tech! This past Saturday, David Cantrell, Mike Imamura, and David Shea received their Bachelors Degrees in Computer Science. Congratulations graduates!
  19. Apr 21st 2004 EmperorLinux Rhino Review Preview in LinuxWorld Magazine
    We received the teaser for our upcoming review in LinuxWorld Magazine today. It included Mark Hinkle's initial impressions of the EmperorLinux Rhino laptop computer and promises an in-depth review in the following issue. Happy reading!
  20. Mar 23rd 2004 EmperorLinux Meteor Upgraded to MM20 Series
    The Meteor (Sharp Actius Series) gets an upgrade! The Meteor MM20 continues in the footsteps of its stylish, ultra-portable predecessor. The Meteor still only weighs 2.1 pounds and is only a half-inch thick. With this upgrade, it now contains: a 1000 MHz Transmeta Efficeon processor, 512 MB RAM, a 20 GB hard drive, on-board ethernet and 802.11 g wireless, and a 10.4" Active XGA TFT running X@1024x768. The Meteor still comes with a USB cradle which allows you to treat its drive as a USB hard drive while the system is powered down! The Meteor MM10 will continue to be available for a limited time.
  21. Mar 11th 2004 EmperorLinux Introduces the Raptor
    EmperorLinux introduces the Raptor line of desktop-replacement notebook computers. The Raptor is based on the IBM ThinkPad R series of notebooks. The Raptor offers: a 1700 MHz Pentium-M processor, 512-2048 MB RAM, a 60 GB (7200 rpm) hard drive, a DVD-RW drive, a 15" Active UXGA TFT running X@1600x1200, and more. At 6.6 pounds, the Raptor is the lightest of our desktop-replacement systems.
  22. Mar 2nd 2004 EmperorLinux Raven Upgraded to X40 Series
    The Raven (IBM ThinkPad X Series) gets an upgrade! The Raven Lite, based on the new X40, incorporates the very latest power conservation technology by using Intel's new LV and ULV processor cores. The 1.9 WHr battery powers the 1.0 GHz ULV or about 3 hours, and the 4.2 WHr battery drives the 1.2 GHz LV for about 7 hours. The X40 is slightly smaller and thinner than the X31. The 2.5-3.0 pound Raven X40 offers: an 1.0 GHz Pentium-M (ULV) or 1.2 GHz Pentium-M (LV) processor, 256 MB RAM (expandable to 2048 MB), and a 20-40 GB hard drive. The Raven X31 will continue to be available.
  23. Feb 16th 2004 EmperorLinux Tux Gets a Nod on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com
    We would like to thank SearchEnterpriseLinux.com for mentioning our additions to Tux's wardrobe in a recent article "Tux taking off in pop culture." Check out the article to see a selection of adventures with Larry Ewing's popular penguin.
  24. Feb 4th 2004 EmperorLinux Introduces the Koala
    EmperorLinux introduces the Koala line of ultra-portable laptop computers. The Koala is based on the sleek Dell Latitude X300 series of laptops. Like its ultra-configurable cousin the Rhino, the Koala offers many choices: a 1200 MHz Pentium-M processor; 128-1152 MB RAM; a 20-60 GB hard drive; CDRW/DVD, CDRW, or DVD; on-board ethernet and modem; and a 12.1" Active TFT running X@1024x768. Best of all, this 0.8" thick computer weighs in at only three pounds!
  25. Feb 4th 2004 EmperorLinux Meteor Reviewed in Linux Journal
    We received our March issues of Linux Journal today. It included Tony Steidler-Dennison's marvelous review of the EmperorLinux Meteor notebook computer ("Small enough to call a notebook"). Happy reading!
  26. Jan 26th 2004 LinuxWorld Expo Wrap-Up
    The Emperor team has returned from their trek to the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo. We spoke with a variety of people about topics covering playing with Linux laptops, Linux-compatible hand-helds, wireless tips and tricks, and what the future of portables may bring. This year's press included a description of both booth and personnel by Don Marti of Linux Journal fame. (Reports of other sightings are welcome, of course.) We enjoyed our trip to New York and an opportunity to meet with customers past, present, and future!
  27. Jan 20th 2004 LinuxWorld Expo This Week
    Most of our EmperorLinux staff leaves for the rest of the week to take part in the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo held in New York's Javits Center. We'll be in booth 138 with a wide selection of our laptops and notebooks. For those who can make it to the show, we look forward to your visit. For those who try to contact us during the week, we thank you in advance for your patience.
  28. Jan 16th 2004 802.11g Wireless Support Now Available Under Linux
    802.11 g wireless ethernet now has hardware support under Linux. See our hardware support page for more details about 802.11 b/g. The product detail pages for each system will give more details about wireless availability for that machine. (The Toucan, for example, offers both 802.11 b and 802.11 b/g options.)
  29. Jan 16th 2004 ACPI Hibernation Now Available Under Linux
    After a long, long wait, systems with ACPI BIOSes now have hibernation options. With the installation swsusp, now ACPI-based computers can store their RAM to disk, power down, and return to their original state without an actual reboot.
  30. Jan 5th 2004 Linux Distribution Updates
    Several popular Linux distributions have upgraded their version numbers in recent days. Our offerings now include the latest EmperorLinux (see the link for details), Slackware 9.1, Mandrake 9.2, SuSE 9.0, and Debian 3.1.


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