Using the Everex gBook as a base, easily swap large CF cards for multiple OS booting and quasi-SSD storage
By Dave Prochnow
Posted 05.08.2008 at 6:56 pm 1 Comment
No doubt about it; Everexs gBook computer is a hackers dream PC. While we weren't too fond of the company's entry into the ultra-portable market, the gBook sings a different tune: On top of being a fairly well-equipped, full-size VIA-based budget laptop, the gBook also sports some impressive hidden features when the hood is lifted and the tires kicked. And while they may not be immediately apparent, in the hands of a seasoned tinkerer the gBook's extras can allow for some inspired modding.
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