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Author Topic: Bunnie Huang is building a laptop  (Read 694 times)


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Bunnie Huang is building a laptop
« on: December 16, 2012, 07:55:17 PM »

We started the design in June, and last week I got my first prototype motherboards, hot off the SMT line. It’s booting linux, and I’m currently grinding through the validation of all the sub-components. I thought I’d share the design progress with my readers.

 Of course, a feature of a build-it-yourself laptop is that all the design documentation is open, so others of sufficient skill and resources can also build it. The hardware and its sub-components are picked so as to make this the most practically open hardware laptop I could create using state of the art technology. You can download, without NDA, the datasheets for all the components, and key peripheral options are available so it’s possible to build a complete firmware from source with no opaque blobs.

Read Full: http://boingboing.ne...-building-a-lap.html
« Last Edit: December 16, 2012, 08:01:57 PM by Stephen66515 »