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Linux Gadget to Replace the Clock Radio?

Jun 17, 2007, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"Chumby, a venture-backed San Diego startup, is readying a soft, leather-covered Linux-powered gadget conceived as an Internet-era replacement for clock and table radios. Expected to ship in 'early summer,' pending FCC approval, the 'Chumby' device features open, hackable hardware, software, and yes, 'outerware' APIs.

"The Chumby project was apparently conceived by notable hardware hackers Bernie Huang and Steve Tomlin. To date, a 'few hundred' Chumbies were apparently soldered together by hand, and distributed to 'hackers and artists,' according to the company..."

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