Chumby on OpenMoko/Neo1973?
ortwin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 09:38:22 CET 2007
Well, we've got the Aux button to replace that. As far as I understood it
it's a simple button press thing.
On Nov 6, 2007 8:36 PM, Steven ** <montgoss+openmokocommunity at gmail.com>
> "What are the features of the chumby?
> Wi-fi connectivity • access to the free Chumby Network • 3.5" LCD
> color touchscreen • two external USB 2.0 full-speed ports • 350 MHz
> ARM processor • 64 MB SDRAM • 64 MB NAND flash ROM • stereo 2W
> speakers • headphone output • squeeze sensor • accelerometer (motion
> sensor) • leather casing • AC adapter included"
> I think the GTA02 would handle that just fine. The only thing it's
> missing is the "squeeze sensor".
> On 11/6/07, Ortwin Regel <ortwin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Would it be possible to run the Chumby ( http://chumby.com/ ) software
> > OpenMoko / the Neo1973? What would it take to make this possible?
> > Why do I want it? Imagine it like this: Plug your Chumby equiped
> > device into the USB charging cable (/cradle). Let it sit for a while.
> > five minutes of no activity, the Chumby software starts up automatically
> > displays flash widgets, just like a Chumby would. With a simple press of
> > power button, you get out of Chumby and back into OpenMoko.
> > Makes sense, doesn't it? Why get another immobile device if you've got
> > the hardware to run Chumby software in your Neo? It might still make
> > if you want a permanent Chumby beside your bed or multiple around the
> > Many people probably would not want to get the hardware twice, though,
> so it
> > would make sense to make their Neos work as part time Chumbys. In the
> > we should have all the necessary hardware with accelerometers and Wifi.
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