Liquidware Releases DIY Tablet Computer Kit

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Liquidware DIY Tablet KitFor tablet computer enthusiasts who believe the Apple iPad is not a true tablet, Liquidware enables them to put their money where their mouth is with a DIY tablet kit.

The Liquidware Beagle Embedded Starter kit comes with everything required to build a Linux-powered touch device, though tinkerers can add Android if they wish, according to Wired.

For $400, Liquidware provides a 4.3-inch OLED touchscreen and a BeagleBoard – a Texas Instruments single board computer powered by a 1GHz processer. Tinkerers also receive a 4GB SD card to boot Angstrom Linux and a BeagleJuice battery module.

Once assembled, the tablet computer will weigh only 8 ounces, sport a USB port and power switch, and run approximately six to eight hours between charges.

According the Liquidware, the DIY tablet is intended for embedded developers working on mobile applications.  

Source: Liquidware via Wired

 

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