CherryPal Announces the World's First Truly Green Nettop, the BingTM, During the Sundance Film Festival This Week in Park City, Utah

Green, low-cost PC maker CherryPal will present its newest innovation: the Bing nettop computer during Sundance Film Festival, this week in Park City, Utah. The introduction of the new 10.2' wide-screen Intel AtomTM N270 based Cherrypal Bing netbook. Battery life will be five hours for this ultra-efficient machine, and with ease-of-use built in from conception as well as an attractive size/price point, it is ideal for busy filmmakers as well as consumers. Running on the basis of the Linux based GreenMaraschino operating environment, Bing was designed for environmentally savvy, budget minded consumers, and provides excellent web browsing, file sharing, media and music capabilities. It can be used with or without the CherrypalCloud™, which makes the user experience simple, efficient and highly secure.

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We are pleased to see the independent film industry foster social consciousness by portraying serious environmental and social issues in their movies

Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2009

This year environmentally sensitive films and documentaries won't be the only ones debuting at the Sundance Film Festival. Green, low-cost PC maker CherryPal will present its newest innovation: the Bing nettop computer.

"We are pleased to see the independent film industry foster social consciousness by portraying serious environmental and social issues in their movies," says Max Seybold, CEO of CherryPal, "our new 10.2'' Cherrypal Bing laptop is a step in the same direction, that's why we have decided to announce it during these events. We plan to work hand-in-hand with the film industry to raise awareness about the importance of adopting a greener lifestyle and we are excited to foster the trend towards increased communication between the PC industry and the media industry."

Bing is Green, Open, and Affordable
Already a leader in the green, ultra-low energy consumption PC space, CherryPal has leapfrogged the industry with the introduction of the new 10.2' wide-screen Intel AtomTM N270 based Cherrypal Bing netbook. Battery life will be five hours for this ultra-efficient machine, and with ease-of-use built in from conception as well as an attractive size/price point, it is ideal for busy filmmakers as well as consumers. Running on the basis of the Linux based GreenMaraschino operating environment, Bing was designed for environmentally savvy, budget minded consumers, and provides excellent web browsing, file sharing, media and music capabilities. It can be used with or without the CherrypalCloud™, which makes the user experience simple, efficient and highly secure.

Cherrypal offers free 24/7 support. The Bing comes with Linux based GreenMaraschino and many free open source based applications. For those who prefer a more standard environment, it can also run the GreenMaraschino enhanced Windows XP operating system. Coming soon is yet another laptop/netbook, based on a different processor architecture that will provide even more power savings.

Bing's Technical Specifications
Powered by the Intel Atom N270 processor, the Bing offers:

  •     1.6GHz operation
  •     1 GB DDRII memory
  •     160 GB HDD
  •     3 USB 2.0; 1 earphone
  •     SD/MMC/MS card socket
  •     Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 b/g) built-in
  •     Built-in microphone and dual speakers
  •     A 10.2" TFT display with 1024 x 600 resolution, wide-screen
  •     0.3M Pixel web camera

Pricing and Availability
CherryPal is offering a "2 for 1" deal at launch of the Bing; for a limited time only, both the Bing laptop and the C114 desktop are offered at the low price of $399 (price for Bing and C114 together). The C114 usually ships within 7 business days, the Bing will begin shipping end of Q109, possibly earlier. The C114 desktop was the first ever truly green desktop, which has no moving parts and consumes 2 Watts of power (about the same as an ordinary alarm clock). To learn more about the C114 and CherryPal, please visit http://www.cherrypal.com.

About CherryPal, Inc.
CherryPal is the only company that makes personal computing green, open and fair by offering ultra-low energy consuming personal computers operated by the community driven open source GreenMaraschino cloud computing operating environment. Headquarters are located in Mountain View, Calif., with offices in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Please see http://www.cherrypal.com for more information.

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