"The downside for hardware hackers is that tearing into
a Chumby and physically altering the hardware will void the
warranty. The good news? Chumby Industries has made the hardware
schematics available to make planning alterations easier. Viewing
the schematics requires registering on Chumby's site and agreeing
to the HDK license. However, the wiki gives a decent overview of
the hardware hacking possibilities for those casually tossing the
"Chumby runs a customized Linux distribution, and there are a
few ways software developers can have some fun with Chumby from
recompiling the kernel for added peripheral support to widget
development (though Adobe Flash Lite 3.0 is used to deliver/develop
widgets, Chumby has a list of open source Flash tools useful in
widget development). And of course, since Chumby is open, there are
projects in the works to offer alternative ways to interact with
and control the device."
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