The Novena is a new open-hardware computing platform, flexible and powerful, designed for use as a desktop, laptop, or standalone board.

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It is also being crowdfunded! Novena initially started off as a project encouraging other hardware hackers to start building their own from home. But now with the crowdfunding project you can purchase your own. They are powered by ARM CPUs (the same CPUs found in your smart phone), so they are slow and expensive, but the point is that this is a movement towards open source hardware.

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