Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Dec 2007 22:58 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation "Serenity Systems International is pleased to announce the availability of eComStation 2.0 RC4 for download. eComStation 2.0 will offer unparalleled performance with Bootable JFS and support for multi-core CPUs. This is the eighth public beta release of eComStation 2.0. This product is available for download to all registered eComStation customers with active Software Subscription Services. This version of eComStation 2.0 is the fourth Release Candidate, no big changes or additions will be added before the GA version, it mainly consists of updates to drivers and installation scripts."
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OS/2 Life left?
by Click on Mon 31st Dec 2007 16:53 UTC
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I remember running OS/2 in the 90's for about 5 or 6 years as my primary OS. It was stable, innovative and fun and had a great user community. Although it is outdated today, it was amazing when you consider the low hardware requirements. I started using it when my PC was a 486 with 6 MB of RAM and it ran fine. It seems like there should be a niche for this OS. For example, IBM could strip out the Windows compatibility and other non-essentials and turn it into a fine Mobile/Smartphone OS. Maybe Palm could buy it!

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