If you fancy owning and building your very own open source laptop you will be pleased to know that the crowd funding campaign for the Novena open source laptop has been successful in raising over $300,000.
Making sure that the Novena laptop will make the jump from concept into production, which has been developed by Bunnie Huang and Sean Cross over the past few years.
The Novena open source laptop and has been designed to allow those people that may not have the open hardware skills or facilities to build an open source laptop from scratch.
With specifications for the open source Novena laptop including a 1.2 GHz Freescale i.MX6 quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 240GB solid state disk (SSD), together with a 45Whr battery, WiFi connectivity, HDMI connection and Debian Linux for the operating system.
There Is still five days remaining on the Crowd Supply crowd funding project for the open-hardware computing platform, that has been designed to provide a flexible and powerful, system for use as a desktop, laptop, or standalone board.
So if you think Novena is something you would enjoy building, visit the Crowd Supply website now to make a pledge and own a Novena laptop yourself. Watch the video below to learn more about this interesting and innovative open source hardware crowd funding project.
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