Chumby Squidges into UK

chumby-ukChumby has finally been launched here in the UK.

The whaty-waht-what?

The Chumby is a hackable, Wi-Fi-enabled, widget-loving, media-playing squishy gadget with a touchscreen.


Put another way.  The Chumby connects to the interweb and can be personalised with over 1200 widgets available on stuff including news, sports, weather, podcasts, internet radio as well as the option to share photos and other content.

As well as widgets from companies, chumby offers hundreds of user-generated widgets.

There’s games, videos, and you can even keep updated on Facebook and Twitter using Chumby.

With a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen, USB ports and embedded squeeze and motion sensors, chumby can be used as an alarm clock with various “faces” available.

Dimensions-wise Chumby measures about 13cm wide, 10cm tall, and 8cm deep and comes with a soft leather casing in a variety of colours including black, latte, pearl, cardinal, and amethyst.

Go and buy a Chumby for $199.95 – about £137.