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?

By Howard Wen, Computerworld |  Hardware, gadgets, slideshow

This image gallery accompanies our story Open-source hardware takes baby steps toward the gadget mainstream. Click through to that story for more about open-source gadgets.

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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Republished with permission from Computerworld. Return to Open-source hardware takes baby steps toward the gadget mainstream.

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