After six months of development announces the new version of Pear OS Pear distribution that tries to emulate the apple system as elementary OS even dare to do. Pear OS 8 , in any case, comes with several new features that are not what you expect, that’s for sure (the picture on these lines can give you an idea).
To begin, do not expect to read the typical list of basic components of the system, because I was unable to locate that information. Since Pear OS 7 was based on Ubuntu 12.10, we assume, then, that Pear OS 8 should be based on Ubuntu 13.04 or Ubuntu 13.10 . So far, the technical section. I can only add that if someone trusts recommended minimum requirements, you will suffer the experience.
The news of this release include other fronts: Cloud and Pear Pear arrives ID, or Pear OS cloud and that cloud account, respectively, with 2 GB of free space to store and synchronize files and plan to expand storage prices not too affordable. It seems, though not stated anywhere, that the cloud of Pear OS is built on ownCloud (some time ago we told how the main developer working on SyncDrive Pear OS, a desktop client for Google Drive).
Pear OS 8 Tablet Edition is another innovation that accompanies this release. As the name says, this is a version of Pear OS designed to run on tablets or touch interface devices for both ARM and x86 architectures, with devices like the Microsoft Surface or Samsung Galaxy , the Google Nexus, etc.
However, Pear OS 8 Tablet Edition will only be realized if the project gets who finances through Indiegogo, where last October 21 began a fundraising campaign that will end on December 20. Of the 10,500 euros hope to raise , have managed 50.If you are interested in trying
Pear OS 8, in the official download page have images for 32 and 64 bits.