Announcing Tonido Plug – small, low power, low cost Home Server

CodeLathe is proud to announce the launch of Tonido Plug – small, low power, low cost home server for public . Tonido  Plug will be available for pre-order shortly at Tonido Plug’s website.

tonido_plugWhat is Tonido Plug?

Tonido Plug is a small form factor computer (size of a power adapter)  based on a powerful 1.2 GHz Sheeva processor. Tonido Plug  consumes less than  5W power consumption on average and one can run a Tonido Plug 24/7. Tonido Plug comes with a  Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0 connector.  Connect your Tonido Plug to an external USB hard drive and to your home router you instantly get a low cost, low power home server for less than 100$. Tonido Plug comes pre-installed with all your favorite Tonido Applications – Photos, JukeBox, Webshare and Workspace, Thots all running on embedded Ubuntu Jaunty Linux OS. Tonido Plug allows you to access your Tonido apps, files , music and media from anywhere – Intranet and Internet. For more info on Tonido Plug please check out

Technical Specifications

  • 1.2 GHz  Sheeva Processor, ARM compliant
  • 512MB Flash
  • 512MB DDR2
  • USB 2.0 and Gigabit  Ethernet
  • Power input: 100-240VAC/50-60Hz 19WDC Consumption: 5V/3.0A

What is Tonido?

Tonido is an extensible and open (available under GPL and commercial licenses) platform that allows you to run your own personal web applications on your desktop and form your own private Tonido network. Applications and data are always local.Since Tonido is extensible, you choose the applications that you want to install and run. Current applications include a browser-based personal information manager (PIM) , a browser-based media player, a direct Tonido-to-Tonido photo sharing app, a personal blog and note keeping app and an application to share any desktop folder directly to the web. For more info on Tonido please checkout

How does Tonido Plug work?

Step 1: Connect Tonido Plug to your home router and to any external USB hard drive.

Step 2: Connect Tonido Plug to power socket.

Step 3: Connect to Tonido Plug from any device with a web browser using Tonido Plug’s local IP address and create a Tonido Profile.

Step 4: Access your Tonido Apps, files, music and media from anywhere using your Tonido URL (

That is it. You are done.

Who can use Tonido Plug?

Tonido Plug is ideal for homes and small businesses looking for an inexpensive home server or network attached storage. With Tonido Plug you can have your own reliable storage at a fraction of cost of your on line backup service providers while providing 24/7 access to your files from anywhere : intranet and internet.  With Tonido Plug, your data never flows through a third party server or storage which offers complete privacy and absolute control over your private data.

When Tonido Plug will be available?

Tonido Plug will be available for pre-order shortly. Once you pre-order Tonido Plug you will get your device approximately within 4 – 6 weeks. For initial few orders we are offering  Tonido Plug for a special introductory price of $89.99.

Where can I pre-order Tonido Plug?

You can pre-order Tonido Plug at

One Response

  1. IanJB says:

    I bought a Pogoplug before I found Tonido Plug. It looks like they use the same hardware. I much prefer the Tonido Plug concept to the Pogoplug. Will the Tonido Plug software be available for download for me to convert my hardware to Tonido?

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