New Open Hardware company

steven mosher moshersteven at
Tue Jul 21 08:57:19 CEST 2009

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 4:18 PM, GNUtoo <GNUtoo at> wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 08:47 -0700, steven mosher wrote:
> It would be a great device...It has hope it works
> fine...not like on my bug device( ) where most
> of the USB device I have work...but not my usb tv card)
> but...unfortunately it has 320x240 screen and only 32M of
> ram...ouch...I've a 320x240 screen on my bug device and it's so
> small...I have problem with some applications...and is not very
> comfortable to use.
> Are 32M of ram sufficient for a GUI like illume but without the FSO+SHR
> stack?
> But in another hand I saw that there are future devices in
> preparation...a bit like for GTA01 and freerunner
> Another problem would be the lack of wifi...

  We are investigating a microSD wifi card. The driver is GPL. We will let
you all
  know the outcome

> But wait a has would makes a great ogg
> player...

   Yes it would.

> maybe it could do tv too(with USB 2.0 tv card)
> But I wonder how usable it is as a a general purpose computer
> By the way will the micro-sd be removable...what would be the costs and
> the size compared to the openpandora(If I ever buy one I won't use the
> 3d because it's proprietary,unmaintained(so old kernel) etc...)

   Yes the microSD is remove able.
   the size?  check the product page on qi-hardware.
   the price?  Depends on peoples reaction.  $99 is not out of reach if we
hit the right
   volumes, but for now plan on around  $149.

> And what would be the battery life?
> Denis.
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