According to a MIPS press release, the company is set to demo an 8″ netbook powered by free software. According to Lemote, who manufactures the Yeelong8089, the Android machine is completely closed-source free.
From the BIOS out, everything preloaded on the 8089 is completely free and open source. The result: a low-cost, lightweight, and compact netbook that should be extremely hacker-friendly. According to Lemote, this is the word’s first computer to ship with entirely free software.
Hardware-wise, the system sports an 800Mhz Longsoon processor, 1024×600 8.9″ display, 3 USB 2.0 ports, and SD card reader. Additional configuration options include 512MB or 1GB DDR2 memory, 2GB/8GB SSD or a 160GB HDD, webcam, and a USB wifi adapter. There’s even an internal USB connection for expansion.
via ZD Net