Too many whistles and bells can be… well, noisy.
John Chuang, litl.John Chuang, founder of litl, decided to skip all the noise and create a simple, minimalist device for accessing the Internet. The appliance, called the webbook, makes it easy to surf the Web, check e-mail, view photos, and access cloud applications such as Google Apps, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter. John and his team created their own operating system and a user interface that's engineered for online - since that's where the majority of our personal computing activity occurs these days.
The inspiration came from John, who noticed a disconnect between how his family and friends were using their computers and how their devices were designed. Focusing exclusively on internet applications meant litl could streamline how its webbook runs and is maintained. You don't have to worry about managing files, keeping your virus protection up to date, or backing up your data. All the content you access (photos, messages, music) isRead More »from A "Litl" device with big appeal: It's a tablet, digital picture frame and netbook, all rolled into one