Hardware post archive

  1. Goodbye tanakasuka, my last RAIDZ-1 ZFS pool
  2. Kao laundry powder scoop analysis
  3. SCSI to CompactFlash for vintage PCs
  4. Commodore SFD-1001, and the Teac FD-505
  5. The Cayenne Convection Oven
  6. Fully-recyclable Adidas shoes
  7. Buying philosophy for computer hardware
  8. Using a 4K LG UltraFine display with FreeBSD?
  9. Tethering is still voodoo
  10. No FreeBSD on the Libretto any more
  11. Storage versus RAM configurability
  12. My colleague’s MT3 profile board
  13. Technical reasons may often be insufficient
  14. 1993 Computer Chronicles on Spectre
  15. Opening a Kensington Orbit Trackball
  16. Ergolux corner standing desk
  17. Simpson Strong Tie Set Xp Msds
  18. Apple’s rumoured 16-inch MacBook Pro
  19. Goodbye, AT&T data centres
  20. A list of lightweight laptops from 2018
  21. Ranking of laptop keyboards
  22. State of Apple in 2018
  23. Predictable issues with video doorbells
  24. The European Space Agency store
  25. Vortex Race 3 keyboard
  26. Why OLED phone screens suck for some of us
  27. CoreTypes.bundle still has some classic hardware
  28. The Lucent 901928-01 Keyboard
  29. The 80586 Pentium
  30. A dodgy USB key
  31. StatusCake chatbot
  32. macOS modifier keys
  33. Apple T2 webcam security
  34. Xorg: More than one possible primary device found
  35. Marc Edwards on 2x Retina
  36. Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp for women
  37. Why rip up functional footpaths?
  38. Ports
  39. LattePanda
  40. The new MacBook Air isn’t 2:1 Retina
  41. Rounded internal SCSI cables
  42. The new MacBook Airs are devoid of touch bars!
  43. Apple New York event wish list
  44. Another chance to buy a DAN A4-SFX case
  45. The Aston Martin Lagonda
  46. More plastic, via @Georgiecel
  47. Why do some smoke detectors use radioactive material?
  48. MUJI table test
  49. Obsolete best IT practices
  50. Zero percent battery
  51. Lee Myung-bak sentenced for bribery
  52. When Macworld isn’t
  53. Someone designed these
  54. The longest post ever, on the STV-4540 PDU
  55. Disabling Hyper-Threading for Spectre
  56. A few days back on a small phone
  57. My new Kindle
  58. Oh Android, don’t ever change
  59. The Pentax K-1 Mark II, and their pancakes
  60. Filing cabinet chair review
  61. A Californian rooter van
  62. My brand new mustimeter
  63. Which duck tape is best?
  64. A true 757 replacement
  65. Cabin of a TWA Lockheed TriStar
  66. Why ZTE was banned in the US, Australia
  67. A Tesla and Maserati
  68. The beige 5.25 inch Zip Insider
  69. Epson’s classic combo floppy drives
  70. A home-office hideaway computer desk
  71. My Akihabara GPD Pocket
  72. 555 pages
  73. Photo of my desk in 2005
  74. Home digital assistants
  75. Music and phones in public
  76. iUmu, the iMac
  77. HomePod
  78. 800×600 in a Retina world
  79. The Hawker Siddeley Trident was fast
  80. Fuji Xerox
  81. HP battery recall
  82. 12TB drives are now a thing
  83. Meltdown and Spectre
  84. Xen on yesterday’s Intel issue
  85. Intel’s protected kernel memory leak fun
  86. Listerine mouth wash taste guide
  87. FaceID
  88. The Tupolev Tu-114
  89. OLEDs suck, for me
  90. But Steve Jobs wouldn’t have done it!
  91. Apple’s September 2017 kit
  92. Electroboom on the Right Hand Rule
  93. Rick’s 10GbE home network
  94. Recycling VHS tapes
  95. Second–hand computers do exist
  96. A decade of iTelephones
  97. White people on Asian infocomm
  98. Old driver decision tree
  99. Unboxing a 1997 Iomega Jaz Drive
  100. Oliver’s law of assumed responsibility
  101. One is not like the others
  102. Restoring my first computer
  103. The HP Pavilion Wave
  104. The new Mac Pro shall be
  105. Typewriter style keyboard
  106. ECC in AMD Ryzen
  107. The Zip Insider
  108. Versions of EMM386
  109. 3D-printed Penrose Triangle
  110. On the size of the Commodore 128
  111. The NOCHANGE BBS car
  112. The state of the Mac
  113. Farewell office coffee mug
  114. The Boeing 727 prototype
  115. Two-tone beige keyboards in 2017
  116. Goodbye junk
  117. Fujitsu exiting laptop business
  118. The unfortunately-named Eero
  119. The NSG uClean LD-1420 HMT
  120. Mac downloads in 2016
  121. Eight years ago, the Convair 880
  122. The first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
  123. USB aquarium alarm clock pen holder light
  124. The iPhone 7
  125. Webmaster Hales on four power supplies
  126. Four power supplies
  127. HPE buys SGI
  128. The ASUS EeeBook X205TA
  129. Covering laptop camers
  130. Choosing a minimalistic Mini-ITX case
  131. Folding paper seven times
  132. The Sun Type 6
  133. Something to do with KVMs
  134. Being mostly wrong about diesel cars
  135. Fans brave wet as iPhone 6s goes on sale
  136. Australian iPhone 6s plans stuck in the 2000s
  137. Mid-2012 MacBook Air SSD upgrades
  138. Raw tech specs
  139. Concession Opal cards
  140. July 2015 iPods
  141. Ruben sets up utilities
  142. My bedroom home office in 2010
  143. Translucent screens
  144. I heard you like cranes
  145. Stop trying to make Apple Watch without 'the' happen
  146. Difference between Quanta and Qantas
  147. The IKEA firm RÖLLEKA pillow
  148. CPU architectures on nixCraft
  149. Cloud storage arrays
  150. No more Nokia Sync
  151. Circular (travelling) headphones
  152. Time to shake the toner
  153. Keyloggers
  154. The 27 inch Retina iMac
  155. The Typo2 iPhone keyboard
  156. UTS Building 11 lifts
  157. The Bic Orange Finepoint most certainly is
  158. Choosing a keyboard for gaming and typing
  159. Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors
  160. UTS Building 11 feedback
  161. The lost opportunity of UTS Building 11
  162. Two years with a MacBook Air
  163. SCSI
  164. Saturday nights with a PSU
  165. Diesel cars
  166. The Topre RealForce looks absolutely perfect
  167. WASD keyboard design fun
  168. Disruption from Sydney, and keyboards
  169. The Roland TR-808
  170. CoolerMaster QuickFire, via @screenbeard
  171. An Ultimo pilgrimage to MSY
  172. Ruben talks shoes
  173. The CODE keyboard
  174. My second workstation: Unicomp keyboards
  175. Suspiciously timed massive Archival Discs
  176. Teana Lanster and Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
  177. LTO Ultrium tape drives
  178. Tiamo’s 32–bit efi and Mavericks 10.9.2
  179. The @dai1313 on Optiplex nostalgia
  180. Silent swap meets and IT nostalgia
  181. Mavericks on my first gen Mac Pro
  182. The mystery of internal drive enclosure connectors
  183. Mmm, chewy phone cables
  184. Kindles, iPods, teal shirts
  185. The Razer antithesis to the new Mac Pro?
  186. When you use the same mouse as him
  187. Mac Pro compromises might not be for me
  188. The Belkin Thunderbolt Dock
  189. The LEGO Acropolis
  190. All this new tech is making us antisocial
  191. I used to be that guy; the new Mac Pro
  192. When our frigid whitegood was neither
  193. Linux RdRand
  194. FreeBSD and hardware random number generators
  195. Some ZFS SSD feedback from @zoomosis
  196. ZFS on FreeBSD supporting TRIM
  197. Classic Toshiba driver archive
  198. Fibre optic considered faster than copper
  199. Ditto
  200. The IKEA Upptäcka backpack
  201. What Motorola is to Google
  202. Photocopiers making randomly alterations
  203. An evening with printers
  204. Sony CDP-101
  205. Cisco Discovery Protocol, eventually
  206. Cray Mac Pro
  207. My Mac Pro space station
  208. I don’t always make lame networking memes
  209. This isn’t about the Cisco 2800 router series
  210. Eric Schmidt says we’re just afraid of change
  211. My latest retro multimedia CD-ROM haul
  212. Sharp slipping pSee shipments
  213. Dell, going private
  214. I think my new iPad mini is Canadian
  215. So when Samsung shuns NFC, it’s okay
  216. The 1990s Dell Dimension, via @dai1313
  217. The Ancient Compaq Presario 5510 spaceship
  218. Goodbye, Old Glossy
  219. The wrath of certain Android users
  220. A cheaper Chevrolet Volt
  221. I need the lightest possible machine…
  222. An 11” MacBook Air unboxing review thing
  223. Infinite Solutions: Recharging batteries
  224. She adores her 64!
  225. A veritable pain in the neck
  226. Belkin F5D7010 works on Fedora and FreeBSD
  227. Linus Torvalds and I had the same computer
  228. I love you John, but stop reporting on Apple!
  229. Acer being truthful about Windows tablets
  230. A Firefox phone? Yes please!
  231. Comments on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet
  232. A rambling Mac Pro status report!
  233. Would you give an ARM for an Intel phone?
  234. My letter to Westpac about a PayPass debit card
  235. Retro DEC PDP11 graphics
  236. Seagate and LaCie, hard drives consolidate again!
  237. Steins;Seagate
  238. Optus, Vodafone network sharing, via @madcatjo2point0
  239. Microsoft Barnes and Noble, wait what?
  240. No ATMs skimming from DBS profits!
  241. Friends don’t let friends use crappy keyboards!
  242. A380 plushies with @johncarneyau and @DrRachie
  243. Does not having it impede its primary function?
  244. Windows Phone UI efficiency
  245. Australian Personal Computer, March 2012
  246. Lord of the Rings Lego Minifigs
  247. I had a BlackBerry back in the day, with old photos!
  248. Let the bed bugs bite
  249. No Kodak moment pun here
  250. DBS responds to ATM skimmer fun
  251. What’s Avocado’s Constant?
  252. You can just skim this DBS ATM story
  253. Intel Ultrabooks at CES, via @kevinctofel
  254. DBS ATM skimmers
  255. Better late than never: HP not changing their logo
  256. Prevent volumes auto-mounting on Mac OS X
  257. BREAKING: I finally cleaned my desk!
  258. No more Dell netbooks
  259. A very Janeway Christmas
  260. My LEGO figs!
  261. Not surprising to me in the slightest
  262. Sophos CityRail memory key adventures
  263. My followup Kindle review followup
  264. Witnessing NASA #Curiosity #MSL launch, from bed!
  265. Gruber and Topolsky on Android 4
  266. My shiny new Kindle 4!
  267. Super biased reviews of the HP Envy
  268. 10.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #1!
  269. HP are making PCs again!?
  270. Not sure if I have one of them Kindles
  271. iPhone4Steve
  272. I got fourteen new iPod nano watches today!
  273. Goodbye Armada M300
  274. Awesome Starbucks threads
  275. Amazon Kindle Fire
  276. My shiny new MikroTik 750GL!
  277. The IKEA Effect, and Manland
  278. UTS robot dance troupe
  279. Another lost iTelephone
  280. Were we all Punk’d by HP?
  281. Android #1 mobile platform for malware, but…
  282. Foresight versus hindsight at Dell
  283. An ode to HP desktops and PDAs
  284. Now it violates the GPL? Where does this stop?
  285. Paying more for stuff and whatnot in Australia
  286. Late night iMac UTS observations
  287. Don’t worry, Android is unchanged
  288. Motoroogle?!
  289. 2007: Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone
  290. Tech I couldn’t live without: The INSERT key
  291. Tech I couldn’t live without: door handles
  292. Operating Systems Solutions #fail
  293. My first and last entry on Android patents
  294. I was wrong about Apple and Android!
  295. Cory Doctorow on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
  296. This Week in Rubenerd Mobile Computing
  297. Singapore army iPads?
  298. Mac Pro not seeing a SCSI-USB Jaz drive
  299. An AdLib ISA card!
  300. Failing broadcom-wl on 32 bit Fedora 15?
  301. A cheap solution for my Nikon D60 battery?
  302. Steve Ballmer photos, again
  303. HP bevels, and xcalc, for some reason
  304. The Sophos Security Gateway?
  305. @i2yh @rubenerd photocopier reminiscing
  306. Lithium batteries costing us a bundle!
  307. Google closed Honeycomb, so what?
  308. It’s hard being an Aussie Palm fanboy
  309. My white iPhone 4 and Zune predictions
  310. An Optus phone data post, with cans!
  311. iPad 2
  312. Singapore schwag!
  313. RIP Ken Olsen 1926-2011
  314. MacTheKnife is back in bidness!
  315. My first bike!
  316. Nostalgia, SuperDisk drives under OS X
  317. Another sophisticated cooling solution
  318. Waking up your lazy Fedora 14 ThinkPad X40
  319. Sinclair 128K
  320. Government use of iPads?
  321. Celebrating 30 years of Post-It Notes!
  322. Windows Phone 7 thoughts
  323. Why don’t we have Open printer cartridges?!
  324. Apple’s new September 2010 swag
  325. What HP needs to do after The Hurd
  326. The other Steve comments on the iPad
  327. No more Apple Cinema Displays
  328. Goodbye Nexus One
  329. Google Android the latest US weapon?
  330. Longwinded post on the iPhone 4 saga
  331. Schweet all day notebook battery power
  332. One sided reporting on Android and the iPhone
  333. Thinking about WWDC 2010
  334. Finally upgraded my ThinkPad X40’s memory!
  335. Stop the presses, iPad sells in Japan!
  336. Some Western Digital drives have EARS
  337. Aussie customs can now search laptops
  338. Picking up an MSI P43T-C51 for peanuts!
  339. Commodore’s Amiga fumble in one line
  340. Android isn’t evil, it’s just not as awesome
  341. Microsoft’s consumer space woes
  342. Buying stolen property is Apple’s fault?
  343. HP buys Palm, Ruben buys coffee to feel better
  344. The real folks who should buy Palm
  345. What happened to the vibrating Logitech mouse?
  346. Robbie Williams sings about… Palm?
  347. Palm for sale, and some drawn out nostalgia
  348. Mr GigaOM poses with an iPad
  349. The iPad and Palmar Hyperhidrosis -ness
  350. FrankSting and Slashdot Znu on the iPad
  351. iPad swimming pool iPod bathtubs
  352. Personal take on CNET’s iPhone 4G wishlist
  353. Batteries own me
  354. Windows Phone Mobile thing 7 is… the iPhone?
  355. Only enabling 16 bit PCMCIA in a FreeBSD kernel?
  356. Kudos to Dick Smith Electronics in Adelaide
  357. A combination lock USB key?
  358. FreeBSD 8.0 boots on a Toshiba Libretto 70CT
  359. I can honestly say I didn’t expect that result!
  360. A case study in why features != usability
  361. A Japanese Dell makes it with a Mac Mini
  362. Apple’s unfortunate environment backstep
  363. SuperDrive likes FreeBSD, scared by Fedora
  364. Aperture 3 signalling end of 32-bit support?
  365. Researching Nikon micro lenses
  366. Initial iPad Star Trek sounding reactions
  367. Worrying out loud about the Apple Tablet
  368. OS X telling me to Service Battery? Uh oh
  369. Lovingy detailed Logitech Anywhere MX review
  370. Can you print a blank page?
  371. Upgrading a Western Digital MyBook
  372. Uniqlo made me like clothes shopping!
  373. Palm nostalgia and marketing folk
  374. The Tennant 5700 industrial scrubber
  375. Bummer, I have to contact myself
  376. Logitech Powered USB Hub schweetness
  377. SingTel Huawei E180 on Snow Leopard
  378. DéLonghi Magnifica loud noises fixed!
  379. Horizontal remote controls anyone?
  380. Motorola Milestone is tempting
  381. Dell down, Microsoft makes hardware move
  382. In the market for a new Logitech mouse
  383. ThinkPad X40 secondary IDE #fail
  384. Could the OpenOfficeMouse be chorded?
  385. Android’s built in excuse?
  386. Optus bill payment disconnect fail
  387. Unmount discs without ejecting on Macs
  388. The birth of a Sidekicking verb?
  389. Why must external drives behave this way?
  390. iPhoneUserNews and dull comment trolls
  391. The Sun Oracle Database Machine
  392. The new MacBook Pro inverter worked!
  393. The Cliq beating Apple
  394. Lousy networks more effective than filters!
  395. HP LaserJet Error -9672 on Snow Leopard
  396. BASIC on the iPhone Commodore 64
  397. Doubts over my Cult of the Mac membership
  398. Shot inverter in the MacBook Pro
  399. No backlight on Snow Leopard MacBook Pro
  400. PC DOS 7 on a ThinkPad X40?
  401. An arm, a leg and a Drobo
  402. Final review of ThinkPad X40 awesomeness
  403. Got me a set of TrackPoint replacement caps
  404. Initial ThinkPad X40 review, is gut!
  405. Craptastic versus good quality second hand?
  406. Does Crucial.com mess up your iPhone 3G?
  407. Grabbing an IBM Thinkpad X40!
  408. Coffee shops starting to ban laptops?
  409. Do not be afraid of tablet computers!
  410. MacBook Pro trackpad on OpenSolaris
  411. iTelephone 3.0.1
  412. iPhoneUserNews is a breath of fresh air
  413. Optus phone reconnection adventures
  414. Mac keycaps for Unicomp keyboards
  415. Another spiffy new MacBook Pro battery
  416. Taking Paul Thurrott to task on the Zune HD
  417. More Commodore 16 Unicomp keyboard comparions
  418. MacBook Pro ExpressCard slot debacle?
  419. Comparing my Unicomp to my Commodore 16
  420. I almost got my Unicomp SpaceSaver! Blast!
  421. I love my new Unicomp buckling spring keyboard!
  422. No carrier error for SingTel EVDO
  423. Affordable MacBook Air, Green Hummers
  424. Kudos to Unicomp
  425. Just ordered a Unicomp SpaceSaver keyboard
  426. Landscape iTelephone keyboard everywhere!
  427. Followup iTelephone Optus unlocking post
  428. Using my unlocked iTelephone in Singapore
  429. Unicomp and CVT keyboards
  430. IBM Model M and Northgate Omnikey keyboards
  431. Swag from the Singapore PC Expo 2009
  432. Brief comments about new MacBooks
  433. Pouring coffee on a laptop wasn’t a good idea
  434. My Intel Inside Xeon stickers arrived
  435. An open letter to tech journalists
  436. PC DOS 2000 boots on an Armada M300!
  437. SG$700 for a Kindle? Thanks but no thanks
  438. The optical and magnetic media tag race
  439. MacBook Pro wishing out loud and whatnot
  440. Review of AirMe for iPhone and iPod Touch
  441. Excited about the AF-S NIKKOR DX 35mm f/1.8G
  442. Moving to Linux from FreeBSD on my Armada M300
  443. I have some barred locations on my phone line!
  444. Optus stole my sanity again
  445. Disabling the PC speaker in FreeBSD
  446. An iPhone uh oh message
  447. Apple awarded patent for the iPhone interface
  448. Optus slapped with a fine for sending spam
  449. So Apple isn’t giving up trade shows?
  450. The unnessisary excess of multipe ink cartridges
  451. An involved Optus customer support debacle
  452. Is this shipping table normal?
  453. What the 15 inch MacBook Pro really needs
  454. Search for a killer desktop replacement combo
  455. Late Linehaul Frt Delayed and other observations
  456. Drive catastrophe, good thing I have solid backups
  457. Ruben’s words of camera phone wisdom
  458. iPhone 2.2 makes MobileSafari usable again!
  459. Western Digital Scorpio Black 298GiB goodness
  460. My review was featured on Elgato.com!
  461. Possible reason why there’s no MacBook FireWire
  462. Sophisticated MacBook Pro cooling consulting solution
  463. Apple, these are my FireWire drives
  464. Only problem so far with the iPhone: MobileSafari
  465. MacBook a winner, unless you need FireWire
  466. Keyboard and coffee, Sent from my iPhone
  467. The penultimate plus one MacBook FireWire post
  468. Addressing some MacBook FireWire arguments
  469. Apple still claims the MacBook includes FireWire
  470. Obituary for FireWire 1999-2008
  471. Apple’s tragic FireWire MacBook mistake
  472. New aluminium block MacBook Pros are nice, mostly!
  473. New Apple notebook hardware, waffle irons
  474. Nobody will ever need 16GiB, right?
  475. My kingdom for a bigger notebook hard drive
  476. BeOS, the Amiga, now the iPhone?
  477. Okay okay I got an iPhone!
  478. On the Mawson Lakes library and common sense
  479. Do we all like HP’s new logo?
  480. VIDEO: Replacing the fan in my MacBook Pro
  481. Eye really like my EyeTV
  482. OPEN Networks can’t spell Porsche
  483. Phone line connection musings
  484. Just ordered a Yubikey
  485. The iPhone in Australia
  486. FreeBSD on an Armada M300 rocks
  487. Data capacity then and now, pretty amazing!
  488. Showing network drives on an OS X desktop
  489. Incredible SGD579 laptop deal
  490. Uh oh
  491. Inheriting a little Armada M300 subnotebook!
  492. Intel’s breathtaking photos from Twitter
  493. Faulty Intel DQ35JO motherboard fun
  494. On low profile PCI cards and Microsoft tax
  495. The mysterious little DFE-670TXD
  496. Nokia e61i screenshot of iPhone site
  497. Why I probably couldn’t own an iPhone
  498. My beautiful iBook is working again!
  499. Mixed reaction to August 2007 iPod crop
  500. iPod features I’d love to see and love to hate
  501. Sim Lim Square and the Athlon X2
  502. COMEX Singapore 2007 expedition
  503. Damn your new iMacs and iWork Apple!
  504. Hide-a-pod on Cranky Geeks
  505. Yet another iPhone post
  506. Seagate hard disk shot my FireWire port
  507. Ruben’s sexy new Mighty Mouse!
  508. iPhone and Zune, no comparison!
  509. Anyone Used a Creative Xmod?
  510. Latest Rubenerd Outage
  511. First Blu-ray Disc Drive Won’t Play Blu-ray Movies
  512. Commodore 64 T-Shirt
  513. Orange Juice Cleaning Products?
  514. Ridata 8GB CompactFlash Card
  515. Great IT Spares eBay Australia Store
  516. Integrated Mainboards and AC’97
  517. Modem Versus WinModem
  518. Apple Battery Recall
  519. The SwiMP3 Player
  520. Michelin’s Airless Tyres
  521. Mac OS X 0x80020025 blank DVD and CD error
  522. The Mug Boss from Think Geek
  523. Biometric Passports in Singapore
  524. My 486 Laptop Arrived!
  525. Birthday & 486
  526. I’m 20! And Useless eBay Purchase!
  527. XBox 360 Launched in Australia
  528. The Power Mac 4400/200