LinuxDevices reports that the now defunct Peek email service is offering free surplus hardware to hackers. “Peek has discontinued its low-cost, email-and-texting service but is challenging hackers to “build something great” with the leftover handhelds, according to The Verge. The Peek devices include a 2.5-inch screen, a QWERTY keyboard, an ARM7-based processor, and a GSM cellular modem, according to the company.”
The devices were reportedly based on on a Texas Instruments (TI) ARM7-based LoCosto processor.
Interested hardware hackers should contact Amol [at] peek.ly. (We note that the LinuxDevices article is dated February, 2012; we’re uncertain if any devices are still available but we’re passing this along FYI.)
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