Sep 26 2009

Could The Zipit Replace Netbooks?

Some hackers over at have worked some magic on a Zipit, a small wireless messenger that looks a lot like a tiny netbook. They’ve got tutorials on how to flash the 2.8″ device to add a Linux kernel, mouse functionality, audio and many more mods.

Their claim? “With Zipit, who needs a netbook?” I’m not totally sure the answer is ‘nobody’, but the article in question may interest you regardless.

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