Posts from 2013 - Jul

Chumby, R.I.P.

Chumby One

What is/was a Chumby anyway?

Chumby was an open source hardware project by Andrew "bunnie" Huang (mostly known as the MIT student who made his own hardware to help crack the original Xbox security) that was meant to put all the great promise of the web right by your bedside or on your desk.

It was an ARM based linux box with a 3.5" resistive touch screen, decent speaker, WiFi, Accelerometer, microphone and flash support. This came from an era when flash was big on the web and making embedded flash widgets was an obvious choice.

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2 comments :: Posted by Nick Palmer :: 2013-07-20 16:58:17