Litl Webbook unveiled; available to order now

November 4, 2009 at 9:26 am

Litl WebbookJust last week we came across a new device from startup, Litl, that passed through the FCC. The company has now drawn back the curtains and officially announced the Litl Webbook (it was codenamed Litl Easel in the FCC documents).

The reason why this device piques my interest is that this company has ambitiously created its own operating system as well as new hardware. It reminds me of Always Innovating’s TouchBook and it’s refreshing to see something new in this segment. Read more

Litl Easel: 12.1” netbook with custom OS outed

October 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm

Litl EaselI’ve never come across Litl before, but it looks as if the company has been beavering away behind the scenes to ‘reinvent’ the way we use our PCs. It doesn’t look like they were ready to reveal what they were working on, but Engadget managed to come across the machine from an FCC filing.

We’ll come to the hardware in a minute, as it’s the software that’s unique. It will be loaded with a custom Litl OS that presents the interface similarly to a stack of cards. These cards are classified in three cards (channels): Blue denotes the “permanent” cards and includes settings. White denotes the web cards, such as Mozilla whilst the black cards can be thought of as widgets (clock, weather etc). It even has a dedicated blue “Litl” key that works as a home page. Read more