Good stuff! some of the better points: (my comments)
So the operating system is on the Internet?
No. System software is on the NIC's built-in CD-ROM.
How much does the NIC cost and what does
At this time, the NIC can only be purchased for donation to a school. We are offering a special price to the Help Us Help campaign of $376 for a complete donation package.
What kind of processor is in the NIC?
The current NIC includes a 266MHz Pentium-class CPU, made by Cyrix.
How much memory does it have?
The NIC ships with 64MB of memory. It comes in the form of one 64MB SDRAM Module.
What operating system does the NIC run?
The core operating system is based on Linux 2.2.15.
Which web browser does it use?
The NIC uses Netscape Navigator 4.72. In the future, it will run Mozilla (Netscape 6)
(NO IE !!!! YES !!!!!!)
What type of window manager system does the
NIC use? X window 3.6+
Can I connect a printer directly to the NIC?
Yes. There are two USB ports on the NIC. Customers canconnect USB printers once drivers are available. The correct driver support or network printer support will be there as well.
What resolutions does the video support?
The NIC displays at 1024 x 768 resolution with 16.7 million colors.
Where can I save files?
There is no local hard disk, but NIC users can save information to their network server or to a capable third-party storage system, such as X-Drive.
(can you say IDE ?)
Can I add software to the NIC?
Since there is no hard drive, there is no way to add additional software on your own. However, there will be software updates available via CD-ROM.
(did you know there are people called hackers out there?)
Is there a floppy drive?
(see hackers above)
How does NIC integrate with my existing
The NIC comes with 10/100 baseT network circuitry for connection to your LAN with support for configuring proxy server settings.