Open Source Handhelds

Author: Steve Maddison

In the fast-growing niche market of handheld devices, the worlds of embedded and desktop computing have collided to produce an exciting platform for mobile applications. Although primarily designed and used for gaming on the go, the increased performance of open source handhelds like the Pandora and GPH Caanoo is opening doors to new uses for these powerful yet compact devices.

This talk will give an introduction to these devices; where they came from, what makes them tick and - most importantly - what you can do with them.