Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Mar 2009 19:17 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Hardware, Embedded Systems We have found the device of your dreams. Make no mistake: this is what OSNews readers have always wanted. You are going to buy this device, in droves. Trust me, as far as geekness goes, this is pretty much the best it'll ever get. Fully open source (from hardware to software), easily servicable, runs Linux, has an ARM processor, accelerometer, powerful 3D capabilities, 10-15 hours of battery life, touchscreen, and internal USB ports. And you know what? I didn't even mention the best part: the keyboard of the Touch Book netbook is detachable, leaving you with a 8.9" tablet. And all that for USD 299!
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RE[3]: Compatibility
by yokem55 on Tue 3rd Mar 2009 22:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Compatibility"
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Actually compiling wouldn't be too bad so long as you have a cross-compiler set up on a faster x86 machine that the touch-book (or whatever ARM netbook out there) can send compile jobs to via distcc.

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