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Introduce “Novena” An Open Source Laptop

by Muhammad FirdausMay 18, 2014
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You are hacker? If so then you might interest with Novena, an open source laptop project led by two Singaporean engineers which has long history on open hardware, Andrew “bunnie” Huang and Sean “xobs” Cross . This project has been launch at crowdsupply site has already reached the target fund over 207% about over 518,420 USD raised.

A new open-hardware computing platform, flexible and powerful is designed for who care about Free Software and opensource or who want to modify and extend their hardware, Novena team included all the documentation for the PCS for download. Novena open source laptop also come with pre-installed debian GNU/Linux distribution.

There a re for model for Novena open source laptop which are :

For crafty people who want to build their case and define their own style, we'll deliver to you the main PCBA, stuffed with 4GiB of RAM, 4GiB microSD card, and an Ath9k-based PCIe wifi card. Boots to a Debian desktop over HDMI.

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Novena board only

Plug in your favorite keyboard and mouse, and you're ready to go; perfect for labs and workbenches. You get the circuit board above, inside a hacker-friendly case with a Full HD (1920x1080) IPS LCD, plus an extra aluminum bezel to hack on.

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AIO version

For hackers on the go, we'll send you the same case, board, and LCD as above, but with battery controller board, 240 GiB SSD, and a user-installed battery. As everyone has their own keyboard preference, no keyboard is included.

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Laptop version

A show stopper of beauty; a sure conversation piece. This will be the same components as above, except with a 480GiB Intel 730 SSD and presented in a gorgeous, hand-crafted wood and aluminum case made by Kurt Mottweiler in Portland, Oregon.

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Heirloom version

Quick view of the Novena open source laptop specification

1.2GHz Freescale quad-core ARM
1 x Slot RAM
1 x S-ATA port
1 x High speed expansion for FPGA
2 x Lan port
1 x Mini USB port
2 x USB port
1 x SD card slot
1 x WiFi card (Atheros)

For more detail about this Novena open source laptop you can visit to the site at Novena Open Laptop

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Muhammad Firdaus
I love technology, so I love AMD.
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