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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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Hardware > Phones (Android > Android 10) >

(on Wikipedia, manufacturer)
https://web.archive.org/web/20210118012459/https://www.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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Kobo Aura ONE 01a

Computers >
Hardware, Reading >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.kobo.com/
https://ca.kobobooks.com/products/kobo-aura-one

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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Doogee-X20-front.jpg

Hardware > Phones (Android 7.0) >

was https://www.doogee.cc/detail/x-series/111/

A very inexpensive yet capable phone.

At a glance, it seems okay. Android and every app I've seen have many UI flaws, but that's not the X20's fault.

After a week of use, I have to say this is a fantastic phone. It's the perfect beginner's smartphone and there's nothing I've done that's been limited in any way whatsoever by its specifications. I have not run out of storage or memory.. not even close. Do note that I haven't played any games, and I probably never will.

I am really ticked that it doesn't have OTG support, so I can't use the microSD for anything but charging. Powering off, pulling my charging dongle out, removing the half-case, removing the battery cover, removing the battery and moving the SD card back and forth is an awful, awful, way for me to edit files.



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