Hardware post archive

  1. The Sony StorStation Ditto tape drive
  2. iTelephone 2019 wish list
  3. Rambling on biology and tech
  4. iOS always forgets what audio I was playing
  5. ThinkPad feedback from @sjdorst
  6. The ThinkPad X40, an all-time favourite
  7. Choosing a NAS
  8. 10x Engineers: The brilliant jerks
  9. Covering laptop cameras, revistied
  10. ThinkPads and MacBooks
  11. Dan Benjamin on computers as tools
  12. Ken Akamatsu on the Raspberry Pi 4 model B
  13. Why do most PC laptops have awful screens?
  14. HPE buying Cray
  15. KVM trolley suggestions for data centre operators
  16. Jaycar external RAID box with FreeBSD and ZFS
  17. The Mid-range utility Mac
  18. Roman numeral IIII on clocks
  19. A purpose-built FreeBSD home bhyve box
  20. Percussive maintenance
  21. Relief for the 2019 Mac Pro
  22. Hard drive capacities: a 2008 retrospective
  23. 2019 MacBook Pros
  24. Goodbye tanakasuka, my last RAIDZ-1 ZFS pool
  25. Kao laundry powder scoop analysis
  26. SCSI to CompactFlash for vintage PCs
  27. Commodore SFD-1001, and the Teac FD-505
  28. The Cayenne Convection Oven
  29. Fully-recyclable Adidas shoes
  30. Buying philosophy for computer hardware
  31. Using a 4K LG UltraFine display with FreeBSD?
  32. Tethering is still voodoo
  33. No FreeBSD on the Libretto any more
  34. Storage versus RAM configurability
  35. My colleague’s MT3 profile board
  36. Technical reasons may often be insufficient
  37. 1993 Computer Chronicles on Spectre
  38. Opening a Kensington Orbit Trackball
  39. Ergolux corner standing desk
  40. Simpson Strong Tie Set Xp Msds
  41. Apple’s rumoured 16-inch MacBook Pro
  42. Goodbye, AT&T data centres
  43. A list of lightweight laptops from 2018
  44. Ranking of laptop keyboards
  45. State of Apple in 2018
  46. Predictable issues with video doorbells
  47. The European Space Agency store
  48. Vortex Race 3 keyboard
  49. Why OLED phone screens suck for some of us
  50. CoreTypes.bundle still has some classic hardware
  51. The Lucent 901928-01 Keyboard
  52. The 80586 Pentium
  53. A dodgy USB key
  54. StatusCake chatbot
  55. macOS modifier keys
  56. Apple T2 webcam security
  57. Xorg: More than one possible primary device found
  58. Marc Edwards on 2x Retina
  59. Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp for women
  60. Why rip up functional footpaths?
  61. Ports
  62. LattePanda
  63. The new MacBook Air isn’t 2:1 Retina
  64. Rounded internal SCSI cables
  65. The new MacBook Airs are devoid of touch bars!
  66. Apple New York event wish list
  67. Another chance to buy a DAN A4-SFX case
  68. The Aston Martin Lagonda
  69. More plastic, via @Georgiecel
  70. Why do some smoke detectors use radioactive material?
  71. MUJI table test
  72. Obsolete best IT practices
  73. Zero percent battery
  74. Lee Myung-bak sentenced for bribery
  75. When Macworld isn’t
  76. Someone designed these
  77. The longest post ever, on the STV-4540 PDU
  78. Disabling Hyper-Threading for Spectre
  79. A few days back on a small phone
  80. My new Kindle
  81. Oh Android, don’t ever change
  82. The Pentax K-1 Mark II, and their pancakes
  83. Filing cabinet chair review
  84. A Californian rooter van
  85. My brand new mustimeter
  86. Which duck tape is best?
  87. A true 757 replacement
  88. Cabin of a TWA Lockheed TriStar
  89. Why ZTE was banned in the US, Australia
  90. A Tesla and Maserati
  91. The beige 5.25 inch Zip Insider
  92. Epson’s classic combo floppy drives
  93. A home-office hideaway computer desk
  94. My Akihabara GPD Pocket
  95. 555 pages
  96. Photo of my desk in 2005
  97. Home digital assistants
  98. Music and phones in public
  99. iUmu, the iMac
  100. HomePod
  101. 800×600 in a Retina world
  102. The Hawker Siddeley Trident was fast
  103. Fuji Xerox
  104. HP battery recall
  105. 12TB drives are now a thing
  106. Meltdown and Spectre
  107. Xen on yesterday’s Intel issue
  108. Intel’s protected kernel memory leak fun
  109. Listerine mouth wash taste guide
  110. FaceID
  111. The Tupolev Tu-114
  112. OLEDs suck, for me
  113. But Steve Jobs wouldn’t have done it!
  114. Apple’s September 2017 kit
  115. Electroboom on the Right Hand Rule
  116. Rick’s 10GbE home network
  117. Recycling VHS tapes
  118. Second–hand computers do exist
  119. A decade of iTelephones
  120. White people on Asian infocomm
  121. Old driver decision tree
  122. Unboxing a 1997 Iomega Jaz Drive
  123. Oliver’s law of assumed responsibility
  124. One is not like the others
  125. Restoring my first computer
  126. The HP Pavilion Wave
  127. The new Mac Pro shall be
  128. Typewriter style keyboard
  129. ECC in AMD Ryzen
  130. The Zip Insider
  131. Versions of EMM386
  132. 3D-printed Penrose Triangle
  133. On the size of the Commodore 128
  134. The NOCHANGE BBS car
  135. The state of the Mac
  136. Farewell office coffee mug
  137. The Boeing 727 prototype
  138. Two-tone beige keyboards in 2017
  139. Goodbye junk
  140. Fujitsu exiting laptop business
  141. The unfortunately-named Eero
  142. The NSG uClean LD-1420 HMT
  143. Mac downloads in 2016
  144. Eight years ago, the Convair 880
  145. The first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
  146. USB aquarium alarm clock pen holder light
  147. The iPhone 7
  148. Webmaster Hales on four power supplies
  149. Four power supplies
  150. HPE buys SGI
  151. The ASUS EeeBook X205TA
  152. Covering laptop cameras
  153. Choosing a minimalistic Mini-ITX case
  154. Folding paper seven times
  155. The Sun Type 6
  156. Something to do with KVMs
  157. Being mostly wrong about diesel cars
  158. Fans brave wet as iPhone 6s goes on sale
  159. Australian iPhone 6s plans stuck in the 2000s
  160. Mid-2012 MacBook Air SSD upgrades
  161. Raw tech specs
  162. Concession Opal cards
  163. July 2015 iPods
  164. Ruben sets up utilities
  165. My bedroom home office in 2010
  166. Translucent screens
  167. I heard you like cranes
  168. Stop trying to make Apple Watch without 'the' happen
  169. Difference between Quanta and Qantas
  170. The IKEA firm RÖLLEKA pillow
  171. CPU architectures on nixCraft
  172. Cloud storage arrays
  173. No more Nokia Sync
  174. Circular (travelling) headphones
  175. Time to shake the toner
  176. Keyloggers
  177. The 27 inch Retina iMac
  178. The Typo2 iPhone keyboard
  179. UTS Building 11 lifts
  180. The Bic Orange Finepoint most certainly is
  181. Choosing a keyboard for gaming and typing
  182. Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors
  183. UTS Building 11 feedback
  184. The lost opportunity of UTS Building 11
  185. Two years with a MacBook Air
  186. SCSI
  187. Saturday nights with a PSU
  188. Diesel cars
  189. The Topre RealForce looks absolutely perfect
  190. WASD keyboard design fun
  191. Disruption from Sydney, and keyboards
  192. The Roland TR-808
  193. CoolerMaster QuickFire, via @screenbeard
  194. An Ultimo pilgrimage to MSY
  195. Ruben talks shoes
  196. The CODE keyboard
  197. My second workstation: Unicomp keyboards
  198. Suspiciously timed massive Archival Discs
  199. Teana Lanster and Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
  200. LTO Ultrium tape drives
  201. Tiamo’s 32–bit efi and Mavericks 10.9.2
  202. The @dai1313 on Optiplex nostalgia
  203. Silent swap meets and IT nostalgia
  204. Mavericks on my first gen Mac Pro
  205. The mystery of internal drive enclosure connectors
  206. Mmm, chewy phone cables
  207. Kindles, iPods, teal shirts
  208. The Razer antithesis to the new Mac Pro?
  209. When you use the same mouse as him
  210. Mac Pro compromises might not be for me
  211. The Belkin Thunderbolt Dock
  212. The LEGO Acropolis
  213. All this new tech is making us antisocial
  214. I used to be that guy; the new Mac Pro
  215. When our frigid whitegood was neither
  216. Linux RdRand
  217. FreeBSD and hardware random number generators
  218. Some ZFS SSD feedback from @zoomosis
  219. ZFS on FreeBSD supporting TRIM
  220. Classic Toshiba driver archive
  221. Fibre optic considered faster than copper
  222. Ditto
  223. The IKEA Upptäcka backpack
  224. What Motorola is to Google
  225. Photocopiers making randomly alterations
  226. An evening with printers
  227. Sony CDP-101
  228. Cisco Discovery Protocol, eventually
  229. Cray Mac Pro
  230. My Mac Pro space station
  231. I don’t always make lame networking memes
  232. This isn’t about the Cisco 2800 router series
  233. Eric Schmidt says we’re just afraid of change
  234. My latest retro multimedia CD-ROM haul
  235. Sharp slipping pSee shipments
  236. Dell, going private
  237. I think my new iPad mini is Canadian
  238. So when Samsung shuns NFC, it’s okay
  239. The 1990s Dell Dimension, via @dai1313
  240. The Ancient Compaq Presario 5510 spaceship
  241. Goodbye, Old Glossy
  242. The wrath of certain Android users
  243. A cheaper Chevrolet Volt
  244. I need the lightest possible machine…
  245. An 11” MacBook Air unboxing review thing
  246. Infinite Solutions: Recharging batteries
  247. She adores her 64!
  248. A veritable pain in the neck
  249. Belkin F5D7010 works on Fedora and FreeBSD
  250. Linus Torvalds and I had the same computer
  251. I love you John, but stop reporting on Apple!
  252. Acer being truthful about Windows tablets
  253. A Firefox phone? Yes please!
  254. Comments on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet
  255. A rambling Mac Pro status report!
  256. Would you give an ARM for an Intel phone?
  257. My letter to Westpac about a PayPass debit card
  258. Retro DEC PDP11 graphics
  259. Seagate and LaCie, hard drives consolidate again!
  260. Steins;Seagate
  261. Optus, Vodafone network sharing, via @madcatjo2point0
  262. Microsoft Barnes and Noble, wait what?
  263. No ATMs skimming from DBS profits!
  264. Friends don’t let friends use crappy keyboards!
  265. A380 plushies with @johncarneyau and @DrRachie
  266. Does not having it impede its primary function?
  267. Windows Phone UI efficiency
  268. Australian Personal Computer, March 2012
  269. Lord of the Rings Lego Minifigs
  270. I had a BlackBerry back in the day, with old photos!
  271. Let the bed bugs bite
  272. No Kodak moment pun here
  273. DBS responds to ATM skimmer fun
  274. What’s Avocado’s Constant?
  275. You can just skim this DBS ATM story
  276. Intel Ultrabooks at CES, via @kevinctofel
  277. DBS ATM skimmers
  278. Better late than never: HP not changing their logo
  279. Prevent volumes auto-mounting on Mac OS X
  280. BREAKING: I finally cleaned my desk!
  281. No more Dell netbooks
  282. A very Janeway Christmas
  283. My LEGO figs!
  284. Not surprising to me in the slightest
  285. Sophos CityRail memory key adventures
  286. My followup Kindle review followup
  287. Witnessing NASA #Curiosity #MSL launch, from bed!
  288. Gruber and Topolsky on Android 4
  289. My shiny new Kindle 4!
  290. Super biased reviews of the HP Envy
  291. 10.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #1!
  292. HP are making PCs again!?
  293. Not sure if I have one of them Kindles
  294. iPhone4Steve
  295. I got fourteen new iPod nano watches today!
  296. Goodbye Armada M300
  297. Awesome Starbucks threads
  298. Amazon Kindle Fire
  299. My shiny new MikroTik 750GL!
  300. The IKEA Effect, and Manland
  301. UTS robot dance troupe
  302. Another lost iTelephone
  303. Were we all Punk’d by HP?
  304. Android #1 mobile platform for malware, but…
  305. Foresight versus hindsight at Dell
  306. An ode to HP desktops and PDAs
  307. Now it violates the GPL? Where does this stop?
  308. Paying more for stuff and whatnot in Australia
  309. Late night iMac UTS observations
  310. Don’t worry, Android is unchanged
  311. Motoroogle?!
  312. 2007: Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone
  313. Tech I couldn’t live without: The INSERT key
  314. Tech I couldn’t live without: door handles
  315. Operating Systems Solutions #fail
  316. My first and last entry on Android patents
  317. I was wrong about Apple and Android!
  318. Cory Doctorow on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
  319. This Week in Rubenerd Mobile Computing
  320. Singapore army iPads?
  321. Mac Pro not seeing a SCSI-USB Jaz drive
  322. An AdLib ISA card!
  323. Failing broadcom-wl on 32 bit Fedora 15?
  324. A cheap solution for my Nikon D60 battery?
  325. Steve Ballmer photos, again
  326. HP bevels, and xcalc, for some reason
  327. The Sophos Security Gateway?
  328. @i2yh @rubenerd photocopier reminiscing
  329. Lithium batteries costing us a bundle!
  330. Google closed Honeycomb, so what?
  331. It’s hard being an Aussie Palm fanboy
  332. My white iPhone 4 and Zune predictions
  333. An Optus phone data post, with cans!
  334. iPad 2
  335. Singapore schwag!
  336. RIP Ken Olsen 1926-2011
  337. MacTheKnife is back in bidness!
  338. My first bike!
  339. Nostalgia, SuperDisk drives under OS X
  340. Another sophisticated cooling solution
  341. Waking up your lazy Fedora 14 ThinkPad X40
  342. Sinclair 128K
  343. Government use of iPads?
  344. Celebrating 30 years of Post-It Notes!
  345. Windows Phone 7 thoughts
  346. Why don’t we have Open printer cartridges?!
  347. Apple’s new September 2010 swag
  348. What HP needs to do after The Hurd
  349. The other Steve comments on the iPad
  350. No more Apple Cinema Displays
  351. Goodbye Nexus One
  352. Google Android the latest US weapon?
  353. Longwinded post on the iPhone 4 saga
  354. Schweet all day notebook battery power
  355. One sided reporting on Android and the iPhone
  356. Thinking about WWDC 2010
  357. Finally upgraded my ThinkPad X40’s memory!
  358. Stop the presses, iPad sells in Japan!
  359. Some Western Digital drives have EARS
  360. Aussie customs can now search laptops
  361. Picking up an MSI P43T-C51 for peanuts!
  362. Commodore’s Amiga fumble in one line
  363. Android isn’t evil, it’s just not as awesome
  364. Microsoft’s consumer space woes
  365. Buying stolen property is Apple’s fault?
  366. HP buys Palm, Ruben buys coffee to feel better
  367. The real folks who should buy Palm
  368. What happened to the vibrating Logitech mouse?
  369. Robbie Williams sings about… Palm?
  370. Palm for sale, and some drawn out nostalgia
  371. Mr GigaOM poses with an iPad
  372. The iPad and Palmar Hyperhidrosis -ness
  373. FrankSting and Slashdot Znu on the iPad
  374. iPad swimming pool iPod bathtubs
  375. Personal take on CNET’s iPhone 4G wishlist
  376. Batteries own me
  377. Windows Phone Mobile thing 7 is… the iPhone?
  378. Only enabling 16 bit PCMCIA in a FreeBSD kernel?
  379. Kudos to Dick Smith Electronics in Adelaide
  380. A combination lock USB key?
  381. FreeBSD 8.0 boots on a Toshiba Libretto 70CT
  382. I can honestly say I didn’t expect that result!
  383. A case study in why features != usability
  384. A Japanese Dell makes it with a Mac Mini
  385. Apple’s unfortunate environment backstep
  386. SuperDrive likes FreeBSD, scared by Fedora
  387. Aperture 3 signalling end of 32-bit support?
  388. Researching Nikon micro lenses
  389. Initial iPad Star Trek sounding reactions
  390. Worrying out loud about the Apple Tablet
  391. OS X telling me to Service Battery? Uh oh
  392. Lovingy detailed Logitech Anywhere MX review
  393. Can you print a blank page?
  394. Upgrading a Western Digital MyBook
  395. Uniqlo made me like clothes shopping!
  396. Palm nostalgia and marketing folk
  397. The Tennant 5700 industrial scrubber
  398. Bummer, I have to contact myself
  399. Logitech Powered USB Hub schweetness
  400. SingTel Huawei E180 on Snow Leopard
  401. DéLonghi Magnifica loud noises fixed!
  402. Horizontal remote controls anyone?
  403. Motorola Milestone is tempting
  404. Dell down, Microsoft makes hardware move
  405. In the market for a new Logitech mouse
  406. ThinkPad X40 secondary IDE #fail
  407. Could the OpenOfficeMouse be chorded?
  408. Android’s built in excuse?
  409. Optus bill payment disconnect fail
  410. Unmount discs without ejecting on Macs
  411. The birth of a Sidekicking verb?
  412. Why must external drives behave this way?
  413. iPhoneUserNews and dull comment trolls
  414. The Sun Oracle Database Machine
  415. The new MacBook Pro inverter worked!
  416. The Cliq beating Apple
  417. Lousy networks more effective than filters!
  418. HP LaserJet Error -9672 on Snow Leopard
  419. BASIC on the iPhone Commodore 64
  420. Doubts over my Cult of the Mac membership
  421. Shot inverter in the MacBook Pro
  422. No backlight on Snow Leopard MacBook Pro
  423. PC DOS 7 on a ThinkPad X40?
  424. An arm, a leg and a Drobo
  425. Final review of ThinkPad X40 awesomeness
  426. Got me a set of TrackPoint replacement caps
  427. Initial ThinkPad X40 review, is gut!
  428. Craptastic versus good quality second hand?
  429. Does Crucial.com mess up your iPhone 3G?
  430. Grabbing an IBM Thinkpad X40!
  431. Coffee shops starting to ban laptops?
  432. Do not be afraid of tablet computers!
  433. MacBook Pro trackpad on OpenSolaris
  434. iTelephone 3.0.1
  435. iPhoneUserNews is a breath of fresh air
  436. Optus phone reconnection adventures
  437. Mac keycaps for Unicomp keyboards
  438. Another spiffy new MacBook Pro battery
  439. Taking Paul Thurrott to task on the Zune HD
  440. More Commodore 16 Unicomp keyboard comparions
  441. MacBook Pro ExpressCard slot debacle?
  442. Comparing my Unicomp to my Commodore 16
  443. I almost got my Unicomp SpaceSaver! Blast!
  444. I love my new Unicomp buckling spring keyboard!
  445. No carrier error for SingTel EVDO
  446. Affordable MacBook Air, Green Hummers
  447. Kudos to Unicomp
  448. Just ordered a Unicomp SpaceSaver keyboard
  449. Landscape iTelephone keyboard everywhere!
  450. Followup iTelephone Optus unlocking post
  451. Using my unlocked iTelephone in Singapore
  452. Unicomp and CVT keyboards
  453. IBM Model M and Northgate Omnikey keyboards
  454. Swag from the Singapore PC Expo 2009
  455. Brief comments about new MacBooks
  456. Pouring coffee on a laptop wasn’t a good idea
  457. My Intel Inside Xeon stickers arrived
  458. An open letter to tech journalists
  459. PC DOS 2000 boots on an Armada M300!
  460. SG$700 for a Kindle? Thanks but no thanks
  461. The optical and magnetic media tag race
  462. MacBook Pro wishing out loud and whatnot
  463. Review of AirMe for iPhone and iPod Touch
  464. Excited about the AF-S NIKKOR DX 35mm f/1.8G
  465. Moving to Linux from FreeBSD on my Armada M300
  466. I have some barred locations on my phone line!
  467. Optus stole my sanity again
  468. Disabling the PC speaker in FreeBSD
  469. An iPhone uh oh message
  470. Apple awarded patent for the iPhone interface
  471. Optus slapped with a fine for sending spam
  472. So Apple isn’t giving up trade shows?
  473. The unnessisary excess of multipe ink cartridges
  474. An involved Optus customer support debacle
  475. Is this shipping table normal?
  476. What the 15 inch MacBook Pro really needs
  477. Search for a killer desktop replacement combo
  478. Late Linehaul Frt Delayed and other observations
  479. Drive catastrophe, good thing I have solid backups
  480. Ruben’s words of camera phone wisdom
  481. iPhone 2.2 makes MobileSafari usable again!
  482. Western Digital Scorpio Black 298GiB goodness
  483. My review was featured on Elgato.com!
  484. Possible reason why there’s no MacBook FireWire
  485. Sophisticated MacBook Pro cooling consulting solution
  486. Apple, these are my FireWire drives
  487. Only problem so far with the iPhone: MobileSafari
  488. MacBook a winner, unless you need FireWire
  489. Keyboard and coffee, Sent from my iPhone
  490. The penultimate plus one MacBook FireWire post
  491. Addressing some MacBook FireWire arguments
  492. Apple still claims the MacBook includes FireWire
  493. Obituary for FireWire 1999-2008
  494. Apple’s tragic FireWire MacBook mistake
  495. New aluminium block MacBook Pros are nice, mostly!
  496. New Apple notebook hardware, waffle irons
  497. Nobody will ever need 16GiB, right?
  498. My kingdom for a bigger notebook hard drive
  499. BeOS, the Amiga, now the iPhone?
  500. Okay okay I got an iPhone!
  501. On the Mawson Lakes library and common sense
  502. Do we all like HP’s new logo?
  503. VIDEO: Replacing the fan in my MacBook Pro
  504. Eye really like my EyeTV
  505. OPEN Networks can’t spell Porsche
  506. Phone line connection musings
  507. Just ordered a Yubikey
  508. The iPhone in Australia
  509. FreeBSD on an Armada M300 rocks
  510. Data capacity then and now, pretty amazing!
  511. Showing network drives on an OS X desktop
  512. Incredible SGD579 laptop deal
  513. Uh oh
  514. Inheriting a little Armada M300 subnotebook!
  515. Intel’s breathtaking photos from Twitter
  516. Faulty Intel DQ35JO motherboard fun
  517. On low profile PCI cards and Microsoft tax
  518. The mysterious little DFE-670TXD
  519. Nokia e61i screenshot of iPhone site
  520. Why I probably couldn’t own an iPhone
  521. My beautiful iBook is working again!
  522. Mixed reaction to August 2007 iPod crop
  523. iPod features I’d love to see and love to hate
  524. Sim Lim Square and the Athlon X2
  525. COMEX Singapore 2007 expedition
  526. Damn your new iMacs and iWork Apple!
  527. Hide-a-pod on Cranky Geeks
  528. Yet another iPhone post
  529. Seagate hard disk shot my FireWire port
  530. Ruben’s sexy new Mighty Mouse!
  531. iPhone and Zune, no comparison!
  532. Anyone Used a Creative Xmod?
  533. Latest Rubenerd Outage
  534. First Blu-ray Disc Drive Won’t Play Blu-ray Movies
  535. Commodore 64 T-Shirt
  536. Orange Juice Cleaning Products?
  537. Ridata 8GB CompactFlash Card
  538. Great IT Spares eBay Australia Store
  539. Integrated Mainboards and AC’97
  540. Modem Versus WinModem
  541. Apple Battery Recall
  542. The SwiMP3 Player
  543. Michelin’s Airless Tyres
  544. Mac OS X 0x80020025 blank DVD and CD error
  545. The Mug Boss from Think Geek
  546. Biometric Passports in Singapore
  547. My 486 Laptop Arrived!
  548. Birthday & 486
  549. I’m 20! And Useless eBay Purchase!
  550. XBox 360 Launched in Australia
  551. The Power Mac 4400/200