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Add Chumby To Your TV With NeTV

6:46 am PDT • September 8, 2011

Remember Chumby, the huggable, widget-powered alarm clock that everyone wanted but just couldn’t figure out what to do with? Well it’s back and it wants to mate with your TV.…

Add Chumby To Your TV With NeTV

Everyone’s favorite extra screen/robot/app platform, Chumby, is back for another round. They showed off their new model at CES (where we interviewed them) but there was no sign of pricing…

Your desk needs a Chumby. It will bring joy and fun to your otherwise boring workspace. Am I right? Does looking at your desk bring thoughts of tall buildings and…

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DIY Black Friday

9:58 am PST • November 26, 2010

CAT IS NOT FOR SALE Our good friend Phil Torrone sent us this list of cool homebrew deals on Chumby devices, Adafruit boards, and other goodness. Fist, you’ve got some…

This video could be the prequal to iRobot. It all starts with a sleek white Chumby developed as a novelty, but the following generations will likely follow an evolutionary path…

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Turn a Chumby One into a 3G router

2:30 pm PDT • April 29, 2010

If you can handle a bit of SSHing, it doesn’t take much work at all to exploit a Chumby One easter egg that turns the not-so-cuddly model into a 3G…

Good news. You can finally pre-order the Sony Dash. You know, the Chumby clone announced at CES 2010. That is, of course, if you actually want the $199 table-top thing.

Does the name Bunnie Huang ring a bell? It might if you were around the Xbox “scene” in 2002, when people from all over the world were on Xbox hacking…

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Chumby Sunfury tablet coming?

10:00 am PST • January 11, 2010

We missed this one. But then again, the onle mention of the Chumby Sunfury tablet at CES ’10 was in the Marvell booth. We were too busy palling around with…

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Chumby One goes on sale for $99

3:16 pm PST • November 11, 2009

In case you’re one for hard lines and plastic over soft and cuddly, head over to the Chumby store and order yourself the new Chumby One. It’s way more advanced…

The original Chumby was soft, cuddly, and cute. The new Chumby One is uptight, all-business, and commercial. I hate it.

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Chumby now available in DIY form

4:30 pm PDT • September 17, 2009

Chumby, everyone’s favorite desktop and bedside companion, is now available in kit form from Maker Shed! [nerdgasm]

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Chumby coming to TVs and Blu-ray players

9:50 am PST • February 23, 2009

Everyone’s favorite hacky-sack-with-a-screen, Chumby, will soon make the leap from your nightstand or desk to your TV or Blu-ray player. Future internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players containing Broadcom chips from…

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Limited edition $600 hand-painted Chumby

11:40 am PST • January 22, 2009

Is $599.95 too much to spend for a hand-painted Chumby? Maybe not if you’re a die-hard fan of artist Sara Antoinette Martin. She painted five (yes, five) Chumby devices by…

iRiver has managed to take the Chumby, add a sweet remote/phone, and throw it into a slick matte white package. This desktop touchscreen is arguably one of the hottest products…

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Chumby now supports Pandora Radio

9:03 am PDT • October 7, 2008

A recent update to the net-connected Chumby device adds Pandora Radio as an option under the Music menu. Check out the above video for a quick demonstration of everything. It’s…

$21 Million For Mr. China

11:21 am PDT • September 29, 2008

Liam Casey, a Cork, Ireland-born entrepreneur, traveled to Taipei in 1996 on a whim to attend an electronics trade show. Within a year he had started his own supply chain…

http://www.ustream.tv/flash/live/174211 Anodos, a start-up based out of Tokyo, is currently developing a device, which is slightly similar to the Chumby. The so-called Anobar measures 354×85.5×97mm and weighs 2kg. The device…

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Chumby: Casual gaming platform?

6:55 pm PDT • April 29, 2008

I’ve just wrapped my head around the Chumby as sort of a clock radio with a brain and now they want to add games? Albino Blacksheep and Everybody Panic! are…

I’ve just wrapped my head around the Chumby as sort of a clock radio with a brain and now they want to add games? Albino Blacksheep and Everybody Panic! are…

[photopress:fonera.jpg,full,center] Linux, as we’ve been stressing all week, is not just for desktops. Linux works in all sorts of ways on all sorts of devices. Embedded Linux is a popular…

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CrunchGear now on Chumby

2:09 pm PDT • March 27, 2008

/bugs/cg.swf I just built a little RSS reader for the Chumby. Pop over to the Chumby site to check it out or just stare at it here. Never let it…

We love the Chumby. Not only is it innovative, it’s damn cute. And today Chumby has announced partnerships with a number of content providers to further increase the device’s value,…

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Chumby available for purchase

10:58 am PST • February 19, 2008

Chumby is officially available for $179.95 with free shipping. Run, nerds, run! Chumby

From this Flickr set With every Chumby piece I read, the desire to whip out my credit card increases in kind. Bits bought a Chumby—it’s not a review unit, in…

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General public can now purchase Chumby

1:00 am PDT • October 18, 2007

Surely you remember Chumby, the adorable little widget monster who has been in development for well over a year. If you’ve been waiting to get one into your living room,…

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Chumby: We Want One, So Do You

3:18 pm PDT • June 24, 2007

Less than 1 year ago a startup called Chumby began handing small squeezable Internet-ready devices at the Foo Con in Sebastopol, Cal. Recently, they have begun prepping the final version,…

Chumby: One Year Later

8:44 pm PDT • June 23, 2007

Chumby is a small, wifi-enabled linux hardware device is designed to be hacked and changed by its owners. The device has a 350MHz ARM controller, 32MB SDRAM, 64 MB Nand…

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TechCrunch Gets Chumy with Chumby

3:49 pm PDT • August 27, 2006

TechCrunch got a chance this weekend to check out the Chumby, a device that is certain to make a huge impact next year. It is notable because of its complete…

Chumby Devices Handed Out at Foo

11:46 am PDT • August 27, 2006

The founders of Chumby wanted to create a new device that begs to be hacked. Yesterday, they introduced a prototype of their new gadget to 100 or so attendees of…