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That’s right! It’s Chumby! This is definitely going to be a huge hit, and the favorite new gadget of many geeks. I am having a lot of fun playing with the Chumby, and so are all the people in our live community!

The Chumby is a compact device that displays useful and entertaining information from the Web using your wireless Internet connection. Always on, it shows — nonstop — what’s online that matters to you. What can you do with a Chumby?

  • Catch the latest news headlines, sports, weather, and stock prices.
  • Play your iPod mp3 files through built-in speakers. Charge it, too.
  • Enjoy your Flickr and Facebook photos as a digital picture frame.
  • Stay updated on new Netflix releases or view your movie queue.
  • Make and share e-greetings, photo mash-ups, and goofy animations.
  • Wake up to the multi-tone alarm clock.
  • Track any eBay auction or craigslist item.
  • Monitor incoming email on any POP3 account.

The coolest thing is that I have my Chumby sitting on my desk, and it’s now tuned in to my live chat. Any regular voiced user or channel op can type a message, and it will display directly on my Chumby! At only $179.99, it’s a great way to stay connected and have some fun at the same time.