The chumby8 desktop widget display which is an 8 inch 800 x 600 display that has been created by Chumby to be used to display a variety of widgets from its 1,500 strong library of available widgets.
Together with its touchscreen the Chumby8 is powered by a 800MHz Marvell ARMADA 166 processor with 128MB of RAM. With connectivity being provided via Wi-Fi b/g
Widgets that can be loaded onto the chumby8 include everyday necessities for any geeky such as streaming media, photos, RSS, weather and content subscriptions. The widgets can either be loaded on to SD cards or via the 2 x USB ports on the side of the display.
For media playback the chumby8 includes stereo speakers and even has a microphone and headphone socket. The chumby8 is currently available to pre-order for $199.95 and shipping will start on April 5th 2011.Filed Under: Displays News, Gadgets News