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Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Hardware >

(on Wikipedia)
https://us.kobobooks.com/products/kobo-aura-one
(limited edition)

An E-book reader.

Because this is my first e-reader, I can't judge it against it's peers. It works well.

It is spectacular hardware-wise. Its software works, but it is sometimes obviously or even critically lacking. It lacking a file browser and respecting directories is bad enough that I can't really use it for its intended purpose, and almost regret buying it.



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intel-ssd-320-series-image

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167391

An fast, moderate-sized and extraordinarily cheap drive.

Refurbished, but these seem to be in good shape. Don't expect the intel manufacturer's warranty to have much, if any, time left. You're leaning on newegg, and then perhaps your credit card's insurance policy, if it has one.



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Whoops, I broke my HP 200LX.. I'll have to get it repaired before I can re-open this project.

NOTE TO SELF - Maybe try to get a 96 MB upgrade. What did I have?

This is just a placeholder page for now.

HP 200LX image

(on Wikipedia)
http://old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=1088
http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/psi/home/?sp4ts.oid=44092

8086 DOS Clamshell Palmtop

  • ~2015-08-27 -- This was replaced by my Zaurus SL-C1000.
  • 2006-06-12 -- I still have my HP 200LX which I adore but just haven't been using.

    • If I can get a DOS emulator going on my Zaurus SL-C1000 then I'll be doing some heavy work to get my DOS stuff back up and running.
    • Either way I'll have access to Ruby programming and random Linux hackery, so I'll be happy.
  • 2005-11-05 -- This was ported from my old CMS, and refactored.

    • I had noted: There's more work to be done though, and more porting to be had.
  • I got this before 2001-03-04, and around or after 2000-10



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NZHT. 103-h2 case - black - front angle

Computers > Quiet cases >

http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/103-h2-case.html

NZXT H2 Silent Mid-Sized Tower

aka NZXT CS-NT-H2-B or H2-001-BK

Conclusion: Seems great!

NZXT H2 Silent Mid-Sized Tower

I snapped off the front door, tried to glue it on and then snapped it off again. While it's not fragile as fuck, I'm clumsy and it's not very well made.



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OCZ Agility SSD
OCZ Agility SSD

An SSD is a spectacular speed improvement.

  • 2013-12 - The drive suddenly locked up and no system will detect it. OCZ is out of business too.
  • 2015-10 - I didn't mention this, but I believe the problem was due to a half-inserted power cable. The hard drive was sortof dangling around, stuffed into a corner of my case because I was too cheap to buy a bracket for it. My bad. =( Also, it appears that Toshiba has bought OCZ.



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pandora-logo-pandastart.jpg

Computers >

http://openpandora.org/

Tiny Linux QWERTY gaming palmtop

  • aka the OpenPandora
  • By default, runs the Angstrom Linux distribution.
  • (will be) Replaced by the Pyra.
  • 2012-05-09 -- received
  • ~2010-01-24 - This was replaced by my Zaurus SL-C1000.

    • 2018-01-09 -- I'm not sure what this note is.



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