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Old 05-08-2013
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Default Meet Earl. This handheld device does it all.
Somebody posted this up on my overlanding forum. It's a Kickstarter type crowd funded tablet for outdoors.

Earl - Backcountry survival tablet


Here are a couple of the features it will offer (if it gets funded)
  • Internal weather sensors
  • Built-in solar charger
  • FRS, GMRS, and MURS transceiver
  • AM, FM, SW, LW radio
  • weatherproof
  • Flexible E-Ink screen
  • 20+ hour battery
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, IR, ANT+, NFC
Sorry for geeking out, but this thing is awesome!
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It says it has a 6" screen. Looks to me like it is the size of a large smart phone.
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Default Re: Meet Earl. This handheld device does it all.
seems like it's got the right stuff to be a versatile outdoor tool. i'll stick with my 10" full color tablet in the jeep, but that would be great on hikes.
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I really like this...I'm going to be poking around their website a bit...
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Can't seem to find a cost anywhere.
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$249 or $299 if you want the 24K topo.
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Did anyone end up ordering one of these? I am looking for a replacement for my Garmin Rino 520. The tiny screen on the Rino just doesn't cut it anymore.
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