Some other GeoBook-related resources
- Meta links - use these to get pointers to reviews etc. not listed here:
- Brother's GeoBook
Info page with specifications, FAQ, and support locations.
- Geoworks, makers of
the Geos operating system.
- STNC wrote the Web browser and e-mail
- Datalight supplies the ROM
DOS used to bootstrap Geos and handle some of the file system.
manufacturers of the GeoBook's Elan SC300 CPU.
- Breadbox Computer contributed some
Geos development experience to the project - in addition, most of the Breadbox
applications for Geos will also run on the GeoBook.
- Puma Technologies offers data
synchronization software for the GeoBook.
Solutions specialize in the use of GeoBooks in educational environments.
EarthLink Network offers a special Internet access for GeoBook users with
a simplified sign-on procedure.
- Buying one...
- Pricing and availibility info for a number of resellers from c|net's
shopper.com. For some reason, they carry the two devices in totally different
- comp.os.geos.misc is the place where
you will find a lot of people with experience in Geos on the GeoBook and other
- Occasionally you will also find requests and discussions in comp.sys.laptops.
- The competition
- Despite its name, the GeoFox-One does
not run Geos, but Psion's EPOC32
operating system. Anyway, its basic idea seems in many ways quite similar to
that of the GeoBook.
- The Web.it has
been dubbed a rebirth of the Commodore 64, but when you look at the specs and
the price point, it has a bit of a GeoBook-for-your-TV with Windows 3.1 on