More HW from OpenMoko

Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente jsmanrique at
Sat Jun 28 17:38:47 CEST 2008

Why not a powerful handeld graphic calculator?

2008/6/28, Al Johnson <openmoko at>:
> On Saturday 28 June 2008, Robert Schuster wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Mickey writes: "Openmoko is selling hardware products."
>> Heck, why must OpenMoko only sell mobile phones?
> That's all they've sold direct so far, but it was said a long time ago that
> non-phone products may be in the pipeline
>> I like Linux-based devices that are free as in freedom. So I would
>> likely also buy a device from OpenMoko if it is a wireless router, a
>> SOHO NAS (think NSLU2), a PDA or perhaps a gaming handheld.
> I would prefer Openmoko to fill holes where there aren't already free
> devices
> available. Most of the areas you mention already have hardware available
> that's as open as the Neo1973 and Freerunner:
> Routers - wireless or not:
> PC Engines ALIX series -
> MicroTik RouterBOARDs -
> Gaming handheld:
> Pandora
> Then there's the Neuros OSD which really needs a successor with a better
> output than composite video, but is otherwise rather nice.
> The PDA is one area there's a gap I would like filling. I want a modern
> incarnation of the Psion 5. I'll just have to see how the Freerunner plus a
> bluetooth keyboard do as a replacement. It might just be close enough...
> I would also like a less power-hungry version of the Chumby, available
> outside
> the US.
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J. Manrique López de la Fuente

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