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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen modes

Hardware >

(on Wikipedia)
support page
product page

A 2-in-1 laptop/tablet.

Amazing: Great ports, a good keyboard which retracts in tablet mode, keyboard spill protection, fingerprint on-chip that Windows can't see, a camera guard, built-in stylus, awesome ports, and the manufacturer has repair videos and detailed troubleshooting/maintenance documentation.



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apps_pdp_s22_ultra_burgundy_pc - cropped

Hardware >

(on Wikipedia)
was https://www.samsung.com/us/smartphones/galaxy-s22-ultra/

A chunky rectangle that's like a phone and a tablet with a pen.



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Macbook Pro 2012 - 01 - picture

Hardware >

(on Wikipedia)
https://support.apple.com/kb/sp649?locale=en_US

A entry-level mid-2012 Apple laptop.

Great keyboard, easy to repair, good ports; an all-around winner since it has been upgraded and can be upgraded further, including the OS.



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Umidigi Power 3 image

Hardware > Phones (Android > Android 10) >

(on Wikipedia)
was umidigi.com/page-umidigi_power3_activity.html

A fantastic mid-range phone, notable for a 6,150 mAh battery, NFC and near-stock Android 10.

  • Abandoned, as CVE-2022-0847 was not fixed.
  • Subject to the dirty Pipe security exploit (CVE-2022-0847).
  • The whole company is not recommended, as they neither update their devices nor even remove spam on their forum e.g. this.



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spiralofhope logo 768x768-white-background

Writing > Computers, Internet >

Everything is frail to failure. Be it hardware, software, data, business relationships, or people, nothing is immortal and immutable.

Many things are immediately recognized; the hardware and software, but we fail to see people; the wetware. They represent the intellectual backbone of major projects, the "wet infrastructure" upon which our technology relies, and when they cannot contribute, their projects suffer and we suffer. Their influence isn't just notable, but critical.

For the internet, esr calls them Load-Bearing Internet People.



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