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[News] GNU/Linux Tablet from Fusion Garage Probably Out This Month

  • Subject: [News] GNU/Linux Tablet from Fusion Garage Probably Out This Month
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 08:25:27 +0000
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JooJoo tablet delayed until March 25

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| But at the very least, it was set to beat 
| Apple to the tablet market when it was 
| supposed to launch by the end of this month. 
| Well now comes word that JooJoo's launch has 
| been pushed back to March 25.


JooJoo Tablet Release Delayed

,----[ Quote ]
| The JooJoo is priced at $499 -- the same as 
| the entry-level iPad model -- and can be pre-
| ordered from Fusion Garage.



JooJoo Company Responds to TechCrunch Lawsuit

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| With regard to Arrington's claims that the
| company was not financially stable, FG said it
| was a properly capitalized start up that has
| received $3 million in funding to date.
| Additionally, the company claimed it has
| numerous international angel investors and said
| it is preparing to announce a new round within
| the coming weeks.


JooJoo (supposed-to-be-CrunchPad) Linux-based Tablet PC Unleashed

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| So why did they call it JooJoo instead of
| CrunchPad? Recent disagreements between
| Arrington and the Fusion Garage team ended
| the CrunchPad project. Chandra
| Rathakrishnan, Fusion Garage CEO, later
| announced that the CrunchPad would be
| released by the company as the JooJoo to
| avoid lawsuits.
| [...]
| The JooJoo is basically just a web-browsing
| machine. It runs on a custom-made Linux
| operating system with a sole purpose of
| running a browser that's based on Webkit.
| The home screen is your window to different
| web sites/applications. The "internet is
| the application" so you can't save files
| like images and documents to your physical
| storage device.


CrunchPad reborn as JooJoo

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| Monday morning, former TechCrunch partner
| Fusion Garage revealed details of its plans to
| release its Linux-based Web browsing tablet.

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