Motorola Rokr E8 with touch-screen user interface

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| One of Motorola’s new and probably most innovative phones presented at this
| year CES is Rokr E8. As its name suggests it is the follower of Rokr E1
| dedicated to music lovers.
|
| [...]
|
| Other features of Motorola Rokr E8 include a Linux/Java OS...
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http://www.mobilesworld.ca/mobiles-n...ser-interface/
http://tinyurl.com/2khrcl

CES -- BUG Labs extends open source concept from software to hardware

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| Bug Labs may be the kind of company only a geek could love. But that may be
| enough. And it may end up reaching far beyond the enthusiastic Linux hackers
| and gadget mavens that have been driving a growing buzz about the company for
| much of the past year.
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http://www.networkworld.com/news/200...-bug-labs.html


Related:

Hack: The Bug

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| Technology Review takes apart Bug Labs' modular open-source hardware system
| and explains how it works.
|
| [...]
|
| Linux Computer
| Most electronic devices, because of their limited memory and processing
| power, must be programmed using languages and techniques that are difficult
| to master. But the Linux computer at the heart of Bug Labs' modular device
| provides tools that let users program applications more easily. The
| technically inclined can program in Java, a widely known language, and make
| their programs available to other users. The device has enough memory to
| store multiple programs, so it can perform many different functions when the
| proper modules are connected. * * *
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http://www.technologyreview.com/Biztech/19873/


Open Source Hardware Gift Guide

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| Open source 3D printers, TV-turn-off devices, iPod chargers, music players,
| wi-fi companions, educational electronic kits, and more! Let's get gifting!
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http://blog.makezine.com/archive/200...ware_gift.html


Open source hardware comes out of closet

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| EVER SINCE open-source software created a buzz, people have stroked chins,
| pondered and pontificated about the possibility of open-source hardware – and
| now it’s becoming a reality. *
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ardware-coming


The Future of Hardware is Open Source

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| Open Hardware is the future of technology, and all we need to kick off this
| next great revolution in technology is to have the right tools in the right *
| place at the right time. *After that, the sky’s the limit! *
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http://www.raiden.net/?cat=2&aid=315