More HW from OpenMoko
tanuva at gmx.net
Sun Jun 29 10:13:53 CEST 2008
Wouldn't it be better to first concentrate on getting the Freerunner out and
then look what's up with GTA03/04/whatever? Designing a whole new device
takes a very long time, as you can perfectly see here...
Am Samstag 28 Juni 2008 17:38:47 schrieb Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente:
> Why not a powerful handeld graphic calculator?
> 2008/6/28, Al Johnson <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk>:
> > 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 - http://www.pcengines.ch/
> > MicroTik RouterBOARDs - http://www.routerboard.com/comparison.html
> > SOHO NAS:
> > http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5637467946.html
> > 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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