Image gallery: Open-source hardware gadgets

The success of open-source software raises a tantalizing question: Could the same design philosophy work for tech gadgets?

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The Touch Book tablet netbook from Always Innovating Inc. runs on the low-power ARM processor, which enables the device to run for 10 hours on a single battery charge. Weighing 1.8 pounds, it features a touch screen, a removable keyboard and a customized Linux OS distribution.

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