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Author Topic: the (d)evolution of hardware  (Read 2231 times)

Target

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the (d)evolution of hardware
« on: March 17, 2009, 06:04:05 PM »
some people have w a a a y too much time on their hands...

from slashdot this morning...

<a href="http://chrisfenton.c...n.com/diy-laptop-v2/<a>

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Re: the (d)evolution of hardware
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2009, 08:43:16 PM »
Looks really cool when it's closed. Reminds me of a Boy Scouts of America briefcase my dad owned when he was a Scout Master (back when I was a youngling).


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Re: the (d)evolution of hardware
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2009, 09:03:28 PM »
yes, a rather cool project I thought

I was most amused by the various backhanders (Chris#, Linaxe, etc)...

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Re: the (d)evolution of hardware
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2009, 09:15:09 PM »
Great find, Target. I went a good ways toward building my own case for a computer once, but gave up too soon. The design was a flat box that had only fine mesh as a cover on one side for easy access and venting. Fans were external to the device and controlled separately.

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Re: the (d)evolution of hardware
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2009, 11:58:00 PM »
building a case is one thing, but this guys taken it to whole new level...

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Re: the (d)evolution of hardware
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2009, 05:06:56 AM »
Maniac :D

The page was slashdotted yesterday, so it's not until now I see pics etc. The case looks very sweet, but the hardware is... SO... underpowered. Which is of course the whole point, but still. I would've went for an ARM cpu or such, that could as least be useful.

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