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  • Jolicloud Introduces Jolicloud 2, Your Digital Home On The Web

    Jolicloud Introduces Jolicloud 2, Your Digital Home On The Web

    It’s been five years already, and Jolicloud still has a few tricks up its sleeve. Yesterday, at an event called the Jolicloud Ecosystem Party at Numa, the company presented its long-term vision for the company. It also gave everyone a sneak peek at Jolicloud 2, a step forward in the company’s ultimate goal to build the only platform you need to simplify and centralize your life on… Read More

  • Jolicloud Adds Search To Jolidrive, Its Cloud Services Dashboard Pivot, To Power Content Discovery & Rediscovery

    Jolicloud Adds Search To Jolidrive, Its Cloud Services Dashboard Pivot, To Power Content Discovery & Rediscovery

    Jolicloud, which last October pivoted yet again — to become Jolidrive: a “entry point”/dashboard for accessing third party cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and also social accounts like Vimeo and YouTube — has taken the next obvious step on this new product path and added a search function to flesh out its role as a cloud content (re)discovery service. Read More

  • Jolicloud Pivots Again, Now As A Start Page For Cloud Services — Have they Cracked It This Time?

    Jolicloud Pivots Again, Now As A Start Page For Cloud Services — Have they Cracked It This Time?

    “Never give up, never surrender” is the pull out quote from Galaxy Quest, and it’s an actual phrase Jolicloud founder Tariq Krim used to describe the re-launch of the re-launch of the pivot of the cloud-based ‘social aggregation service. Ok, OK, that’s unkind and you’ve got to give the guy a hand – he keeps going. This is a mission-focused entrepreneur… Read More

  • Jolicloud Me, A Personal Cloud Organizing Service, Opens In Beta Today

    Jolicloud Me, A Personal Cloud Organizing Service, Opens In Beta Today

    Today marks another step in the evolution of cloud services for consumers: Jolicloud, the Paris-based company that was one of the first to move on offering users a “cloud-based desktop,” today launched another product that extends what users can do in the cloud even further, with the introduction of Jolicloud Me. Available from today in private beta on Android, iOS and HTML5 in… Read More

  • Forget Apps, Carbyn Has Built A HTML5 OS

    Forget Apps, Carbyn Has Built A HTML5 OS

    HTML5, HTML5, HTML5 — it seems to be the only thing anyone wants to talk about these days. And that excitement could get kicked into overdrive next week when Facebook unveils Project Spartan, their platform for HTML5 apps. But why wait? A startup that launched at TechCrunch Disrupt has already built an entire HTML5-based OS: Carbyn. The great thing about Carbyn is that there’s… Read More

  • JoliCloud OS Is Now Joli OS, Android Versions Coming Soon

    JoliCloud, makers of an OS that can essentially resurrect old hardware by offering cloud-based services, have announced that they are changing the name of their software to Joli OS while their Internet-base component will remain JoliCloud. This doesn’t mean very much in the long run but it allows the company to refer to its OS portion and its web-based service separately. Read More

  • Jolicloud Update Brings Support For Decade-Old Legacy Hardware

    I was just talking with Jolicloud founder Tariq Krim the other day at Mobile World Congress, and we discussed the fact that everyone seems to design their software to work just within the limits of the hardware we have. Programs are designed around the idea of having 4GB of RAM and hundreds of gigs of hard drive space, but for so many things this is total overkill. Can’t you do all… Read More

  • First Look At The Jolibook: Cloudy With A Chance Of Lightning Speed (Video)

    France-based Jolicloud‘s Jolibook will reportedly hit the (UK) market starting today at a £279 price point (roughly $380). I’m one of the first to have received a review unit, which runs the all-new version of the company’s eponymous Linux-based cloud OS, Jolicloud 1.1. I’m not much of a hardware reviewer, unlike the CrunchGear team, but fortunately there isn’t… Read More

  • Jolicloud Confirms “Jolibook” Netbook Coming This Month, Price Still Unknown

    Is Jolicloud preparing to sell a netbook of its own? That’s what we wondered about last month, when the cloud OS maker’s founder and CEO Tariq Krim tweeted some interesting pictures of a customized netbook. Well, yes, they are. I actually caught up with Krim in Dublin two weeks ago – he showed me the device in action but didn’t want me to take pictures or shoot videos. Read More

  • Jolicloud Confirms "Jolibook" Netbook Coming This Month, Price Still Unknown

    Is Jolicloud preparing to sell a netbook of its own? That’s what we wondered about last month, when the cloud OS maker’s founder and CEO Tariq Krim tweeted some interesting pictures of a customized netbook. Well, yes, they are. I actually caught up with Krim in Dublin two weeks ago – he showed me the device in action but didn’t want me to take pictures or shoot videos. Read More

  • Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Jolicloud, which set out to build a cloud-based operating system for netbooks, appears to be preparing to build and sell its own line of actual netbooks, too. Tariq Krim, founder and CEO of the French startup, earlier today tweeted links to two interesting pictures. As others are speculating, these pictures suggest Jolicloud is working on a proper netbook rather than sticking with just… Read More

  • Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Jolicloud, which set out to build a cloud-based operating system for netbooks, appears to be preparing to build and sell its own line of actual netbooks, too. Tariq Krim, founder and CEO of the French startup, earlier today tweeted links to two interesting pictures. As others are speculating, these pictures suggest Jolicloud is working on a proper netbook rather than sticking with just… Read More

  • Jolicloud 1.0 "the (free) iPhonesque OS for netbooks" goes live

    It’s been roughly a year since Jolicloud‘s alpha release and the company founded by Netvibes founder, Tariq Krim, has just launched Jolicloud 1.0 to the public. The iPhonesque open source OS oriented towards netbooks has more than just an incredibly sexy interface, with an App Store-like selection of over 700 apps (going on 1,000 before the end of the year) – giving users… Read More

  • With Jolicloud's "iPhonesque OS for Netbooks" Even Grandma Will Use the Cloud

    It’s been roughly a year since Jolicloud‘s alpha release and the company founded by Netvibes founder, Tariq Krim, has just launched Jolicloud 1.0 to the public. The iPhonesque open source OS oriented towards netbooks has more than just an incredibly sexy interface, with an App Store-like selection of over 700 apps (going on 1,000 before the end of the year) – giving users… Read More

  • Jolicloud 1.0 will support some touch displays out of the box

    Joilcloud, is a Linux-based operating system for small devices (e.g. netbooks and touchscreens). The new version 1.0 now supports a long list of touchscreen devices right out of the box. Check out the video of it in action showing off the new HTML 5 interface. Looks pretty cool. Read More

  • Next10: Tariq Krim talks up new version of Jolicloud based on HTML5

    During his presentation at next10 today in Berlin, Jolicloud founder and CEO Tariq Krim talked up the move to HTML5 (via Google’s Chrome browser engine) and indicated that the company’s netbook OS will open up to 3rd party developers within a couple of weeks. Krim has garnered a lot of attention for the free cloud-based operating system, which recently exited beta. To keep up with… Read More

  • Netbook OS Maker Jolicloud Switches From Mozilla Prism To Chrome For Web Apps

    Jolicloud, the French startup founded by well-known European entrepreneur Tariq Krim that produces a custom Linux-based operating system for netbooks, has just announced on its blog that it will be releasing a solid beta version of the OS later this month. In a fairly surprising move, the company also announced that it is ditching Mozilla Prism in favor of Google Chrome to power the back-end… Read More

  • Can Jolicloud Win In A Chrome OS Netbook World?

    Only the truly adventurous are running Chrome OS on their computers today. But it’s the elephant in the room whenever Jolicloud, an ambitious netbook operating system startup, is discussed. We first covered the startup in late 2008, when netbooks were mostly running Windows XP or Linux. In June, when the first invites to Jolicloud went out, it looked like a winner. I caught up with CEO… Read More

  • Jolicloud Launches Beta Version Of Its Netbook OS At Le Web

    Well-known European entrepreneur Tariq Krim just finished presenting the public beta release of Jolicloud, a new type of operating system for netbooks that we’ve covered a couple of times before, at Le Web. As of today, you can install Jolicloud Express on most Windows netbooks out there easily by simply downloading the installation file and run it from the machine (when I installed… Read More

  • Jolicloud Steps Up Its Game As Pre-Launch Excitement For Chrome OS Builds

    In a couple of hours, Google is going to share more details about its upcoming operating system Chrome OS at an event in Mountain View that will most likely be covered from start to finish by TechCrunch writers (and then some) as well as a slew of other media outlets. Jolicloud, that other OS for netbooks that is completely built for people who live and work on the Web from the ground up, has… Read More