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Hack Delivers a Linux Tablet for Under $200

Sep 17, 2010, 15:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Brandrick)

"Hackers have created a sub $200 Linux-based tablet device, all thanks to a little tinkering with an Internet Media Display.

"The device used to create this basic tablet was the Insignia Infocast — a simple $170 Chumby-powered Linux media device that was originally designed to share pictures and display information from the Web.

"Out of the box the 8-inch Insignia Infocast houses an 800MHz processor, 128MB of DDR2 memory, 2GB of storage, and an LCD touchscreen. It also packs in two USB ports and built in Wi-Fi."

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