Keepod is Chromium OS on a USB stick. Connect this to any computer and instantly start using it like a Chromebook.
Remember CloudReady, a custom build of Chromium OS that you can download and install on any old laptop or desktop to use them like a Chromebook? Keepod is a slightly different take on the same solution. This is more like a portable version of Chromium OS.
“Keepod is a slim USB stick powered with cutting-edge Chromium OS. Once connected to a computer, Keepod delivers your personal desktop and files, the powerful Chrome web browser, and access to millions of apps that you can enjoy everywhere.”
” When buy a Keepod, we give one to a person living without computer access. We’ll send your device to one of our projects around the world, enabling people to unlock a world of information and create a better future for themselves, by themselves.”
Keepod costs $14. This includes the cost of a free Keepod that the company will give away to a person living without personal computing.
According to the Keepod website, the system, requirements are simple: PC with x64 processor (2007 and later), 2GB RAM, Graphics card capable of 1024×768 resolution, USB port 2.0 or higher.
Find more about Keepod here: http://www.keepod.com