Dot-Com Desk: Chumby Internet Device Launches, Will it Rival the i-Phone?

By: Sam Provenzano Email
By: Sam Provenzano Email

It works like an alarm clock, plays the latest music, holds plenty of pictures and it looks like a beanbag…meet the Chumby.

The Chumby is a tiny computer stuffed in a leather pillow.

The 6-inch LCD screen is touch sensitive and with Wi-Fi, it shows everything from news headlines to e-mail.

You can even play games on the device.

Reviews are out on the Chumby and they aren't too hot, but the good news is Chumby Industries can send upgrades right over the Internet to the device.

The Chumby will cost you around $180.00.

Would you be interested in buying this gadget? Send me an e-mail me or comment on the story!

To learn more about the Chumby click here.

If you're looking for the latest in news, weather and sports on your cell phone or PDA try loads faster than normal because it displays the news in a text only format.

The site offers everything that our web-channel offers plus some unique elements.

With you can even receive text alerts straight to your phone, making it a great outlet to find out the latest in weather and school closings.

To register your phone click here.

Will you be taking advantage of this site on your cell phone or PDA? Feel free to comment underneath the story or e-mail me.

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