Hardware post archive

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