SOURCE: InsynQ, Inc.

June 08, 2005 06:00 ET

InsynQ Offers Linspire Version of Its Low-Cost, High-End Linux Accounting Software

TACOMA, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 8, 2005 -- InsynQ, Inc. (OTC BB: INSN), a premier provider of Internet-delivered online accounting solutions who recently purchased selected Appgen software assets from Aptus Corp., announced today the availability of two low-cost entry-level packages of the Appgen MyBooks Professional accounting and finance software for the Linspire operating system. The two Linspire packages, a one-user or two-user model, are now available at the CNR ("click and run") Warehouse on Linspire's website ( with pricing of $99 (MSRP) for the two-user version, and $59 (MSRP) for the single-user version.

Linspire is a Linux-based operating system that combines the stability, security and affordability of Linux with a familiar, easy-to-use desktop environment. Appgen's MyBooks Professional Linspire version is available with Linspire's innovative CNR Technology that makes installing software on Linspire fast and one-click easy.

This Linspire offering of MyBooks Professional, the award-winning small business accounting package, is another example of how Appgen's business and accounting applications -- Linux-native since 1997 -- support the Linux desktop. MyBooks Professional has both a Linux server and Linux client application, as well as an ODBC server for additional data access and reporting.

Joanie Mann, Executive Vice President of InsynQ, stated, "MyBooks Professional for Linspire is a commercial application for the Linux desktop that meets demand in the business market for low-cost computing alternatives. This offering helps Appgen Business Software further address the Linux market with an entry-level accounting solution with the option for easy customization and scalability through Appgen's 4GL Development System and offered by Appgen developer partners worldwide."

Kevin La Rue, Linspire's Vice President of Marketing, added, "We're delighted that InsynQ chose to debut the single- and double-user versions of their impressive MyBooks Professional software on the Linspire operating system. SMB and home business users alike will benefit from having an affordable, complete accounting and finance solution available for desktop Linux."

Appgen's MyBooks Professional and its other products, Custom Suite, and the Executive Dashboard, run on various Linux distributions, as well as Windows and MAC OSX. The Appgen 4GL Development System has been designed to run in a variety of Unix/Linux environments.

About InsynQ

InsynQ has been delivering outsourced software application hosting and managed IT services since 1997. InsynQ allows business customers to "turn on" their software applications and workstations instantly through any Internet-connected computer, regardless of operating system. InsynQ subscribers can freely access their software and data -- fully virus-protected and automatically backed up -- from any computer, anywhere in the world. InsynQ's purchase of selected business software from Appgen in 2005 improves the flexibility and cost-efficiency of InsynQ's delivery by using Linux-based application servers that enable customers the choice of multiple platforms. For more information, visit us at or call us at 253-284-2000.

About Linspire

Linspire, Inc. ( was founded in 2001 to bring choice into the operating system market. The company's flagship product, the Linspire operating system, is an affordable, easy-to-use Linux-based operating system for home, school, and business users. Linspire pioneered CNR (click and run) technology, which allows Linspire users to download and install thousands of software programs with just one mouse click. The more than 2,000 software titles available in the CNR Warehouse ( full office and productivity suites, games, multimedia players, photo management software, accounting tools, and more.

CNR, CNR Technology, CNR Warehouse, and Linspire, are trademarks of Linspire, Inc.

Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. These risks, assumptions and uncertainties include: the ability to complete systems within currently estimated time frames and budgets; the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price competitive marketplace; changes in the nature of telecommunications regulation in the United States and other countries; changes in business strategy; the successful integration of newly-acquired businesses; the impact of technological change; and other risks referenced from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

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    Marketing & Public Relations Director
    Phone: (253) 284-2000, ext. 2064