BeOS - The King of Recycling

With the current trend towards recycling, conservation, and "green" PCs -- BeOS has the ability to save tons of computers from the landfills. It's really just a matter of logic. What runs best on hardware from the early 90's? Well, an operating system from the early 90's of course!

"Really, it's just a matter of ignorance." Says Arnie McDougal, landfill coordinator for the Arizona Municipal Waste Department. "If software companies would only look at the Pentium I computers we get daily, they'd see the untapped marketplace just begging to be filled."

Let's look at some of the advantages BeOS offers:

* Optimized for 486 instruction codes
* Runs exclusively on legacy hardware
* Low memory footprint
* Tried and true applications, which haven't needed a patch in over a decade!
* Backwards compatibility with 386, and even 286 hardware
* Stylish 1990's color schemes
* Support for ISA expansion cards

BeOS is more than just an operating system. It's a choice. A choice for the future, and a choice for the environment. So the next time you're at the landfill looking for computers, dont' forget: Go Green! Go BeOS!

BeOS - The King of Recycling



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Keep going mabey you can wipe out the entire blog page...

Anonymous's picture

Microsoft's Great Besmirching
March 31st, 2008 by Glyn Moody

Glyns' blog is too important to be burried under this bullshit.

(or was that the idea?)

Why use outdated software when modern mini-linux version exist ?

bibite's picture

There are a lot of linux version that aim at low power and old computers (like xubuntu for example). So why get stuck with applications made for the last century. Modern software is better at fulfilling the need of users and also would be more secure when used on the internet.