First time accepted submitter misterbarnacles
writes "The Microtouch is a mobile media device that aims to become an open-source alternative to the iPod Touch."
Deeper investigation reveals that the Microtouch is a nifty little device
. Powered by an 8-bit microcontroller with only 2.5K of RAM there is an example ebook reader application
. A primitive application framework
(for some definition of the phrase) is available as Free Software, and for the hardware hackers the EagleCAD PCB files
are published under a CC attribution-share-alike license.