Chumby archive

  • Sony Dash goes international

    Sony Dash goes international

    By 4 July 2010

    Sony's Dash radio alarm clock  - come rss feed reader/weather device - that is currently only available in the US is now still only currently available in the US. The difference, however, is that Sony, whilst not moving to sell the Dash outside of the...

  • Chumby planning Sunfury tablet PC

    Chumby planning Sunfury tablet PC

    By 14 January 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a successor to the much-loved Chumby device has been uncovered in a discreet corner of chip-maker Marvell's stand. Guess what - it's a tablet PC. According to the spec sheet, it has a 7-inch display, 800...

  • Sony Dash wants to be more than a "dumb" picture frame

    Sony Dash wants to be more than a "dumb" picture frame

    By 9 January 2010

    Sony has launched an internet information device come picture frame come alarm clock at this year's CES in Las Vegas. Launching in the US, with no confirmed UK launch info at the moment, the device will sport a 7-inch touchscreen display that gives you...

  • VIDEO: Firebox offers the Chumby

    VIDEO: Firebox offers the Chumby

    By 2 December 2009

    Rejoice, British Chumby lovers. The little Wi-Fi enabled touchscreen gadget is now on sale from Firebox, ending a 3-year drought where it was unavailable except on import from the United States. The little device describes itself as a "streamcatcher"...

  • Chumby review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Chumby review

    By 20 May 2009

    Best described as a large hacky-sack with a screen on the front, the Chumby is part of a new wave of connected internet buddies. We don't even know what to call it. Sporting a 3.5-inch screen on the front, it doesn't try to be serious like the Joggler...

  • Chumby launches in the UK

    Chumby launches in the UK

    By 22 April 2009

    Chumby has been launched in the UK. The internet-connected device, popular in the States, is now available to be shipped to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. For those that don't know, chumby is a sort of hackable, Wi-Fi-enabled, widget-happy,...