First of all, two chumby-powered devices under the Insignia brand in Best Buy are on sale for Black Friday. The original 8″ Infocast device — an 800 MHz linux PC with an 8″ SVGA LCD and touchscreen — is rumored to be on sale for as low as $99 in some stores, although Best Buy’s on-line price pegs it at $129. Either way, it’s a smashing deal for a linux PC.
The other chumby-powered device is the 3.5″ Infocast, which you can think of as the Chumby One Internet Radio’s battery-less little brother. This, too, is on sale for Black Friday, and at just $79, it’s a steal.
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