Hardware Archive

The Zip Insider
Versions of EMM386
3D-printed Penrose Triangle
On the size of the Commodore 128
The NOCHANGE BBS car
The state of the Mac
Farewell office coffee mug
The Boeing 727 prototype
Two-tone beige keyboards in 2017
Acela Express, then and now
Goodbye junk
Fujitsu exiting laptop business
The unfortunately-named Eero
The NSG uClean LD-1420 HMT
Mac downloads in 2016
Kelana Jaya Putra LRT line
The first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
USB aquarium alarm clock pen holder light
The iPhone 7
Webmaster Hales on four power supplies
Four power supplies
HPE buys SGI
The ASUS EeeBook X205TA
Covering laptop camers
Choosing a minimalistic Mini-ITX case
Folding paper seven times
The Sun Type 6
Something to do with KVMs
Being mostly wrong about diesel cars
Fans brave wet as iPhone 6s goes on sale
Australian iPhone 6s plans stuck in the 2000s
Mid-2012 MacBook Air SSD upgrades
Raw tech specs
Concession Opal cards
July 2015 iPods
Ruben sets up utilities
My bedroom home office in 2010
Translucent screens
I heard you like cranes
Stop trying to make Apple Watch without 'the' happen
Difference between Quanta and Qantas
The IKEA firm RÖLLEKA pillow
CPU architectures on nixCraft
Cloud storage arrays
No more Nokia Sync
Circular (travelling) headphones
Time to shake the toner
Keyloggers
The 27 inch Retina iMac
The Typo2 iPhone keyboard
UTS Building 11 lifts
The Bic Orange Finepoint most certainly is
Choosing a keyboard for gaming and typing
Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors
UTS Building 11 feedback
The lost opportunity of UTS Building 11
Two years with a MacBook Air
SCSI
Saturday nights with a PSU
Diesel cars
The Topre RealForce looks absolutely perfect
WASD keyboard design fun
Disruption from Sydney, and keyboards
The Roland TR-808
CoolerMaster QuickFire, via @screenbeard
An Ultimo pilgrimage to MSY
Ruben talks shoes
The CODE keyboard
My second workstation: Unicomp keyboards
Suspiciously timed massive Archival Discs
Teana Lanster and Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
LTO Ultrium tape drives
Tiamo’s 32–bit efi and Mavericks 10.9.2
The @dai1313 on Optiplex nostalgia
Silent swap meets and IT nostalgia
Mavericks on my first gen Mac Pro
The mystery of internal drive enclosure connectors
Mmm, chewy phone cables
Kindles, iPods, teal shirts
The Razer antithesis to the new Mac Pro?
When you use the same mouse as him
Mac Pro compromises might not be for me
The Belkin Thunderbolt Dock
The LEGO Acropolis
All this new tech is making us antisocial
I used to be that guy; the new Mac Pro
When our frigid whitegood was neither
Linux RdRand
FreeBSD and hardware random number generators
Some ZFS SSD feedback from @zoomosis
ZFS on FreeBSD supporting TRIM
Classic Toshiba driver archive
Ditto
The IKEA Upptäcka backpack
What Motorola is to Google
Photocopiers making randomly alterations
An evening with printers
Sony CDP-101
Cisco Discovery Protocol, eventually
Cray Mac Pro
My Mac Pro space station
I don’t always make lame networking memes
This isn’t about the Cisco 2800 router series
Eric Schmidt says we’re just afraid of change
My latest retro multimedia CD-ROM haul
Sharp slipping pSee shipments
Dell, going private
I think my new iPad mini is Canadian
So when Samsung shuns NFC, it’s okay
The 1990s Dell Dimension, via @dai1313
The Ancient Compaq Presario 5510 spaceship
Goodbye, Old Glossy
The wrath of certain Android users
A cheaper Chevrolet Volt
I need the lightest possible machine…
An 11” MacBook Air unboxing review thing
Infinite Solutions: Recharging batteries
She adores her 64!
A veritable pain in the neck
Belkin F5D7010 works on Fedora and FreeBSD
Linus Torvalds and I had the same computer
I love you John, but stop reporting on Apple!
Acer being truthful about Windows tablets
A Firefox phone? Yes please!
Comments on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet
A rambling Mac Pro status report!
Would you give an ARM for an Intel phone?
My letter to Westpac about a PayPass debit card
Retro DEC PDP11 graphics
Seagate and LaCie, hard drives consolidate again!
Steins;Seagate
Optus, Vodafone network sharing, via @madcatjo2point0
Microsoft Barnes and Noble, wait what?
No ATMs skimming from DBS profits!
That’s a pretty complex avionics rack!
Friends don’t let friends use crappy keyboards!
A380 plushies with @johncarneyau and @DrRachie
Does not having it impede its primary function?
Windows Phone UI efficiency
Australian Personal Computer, March 2012
Australian full body scanners
Lord of the Rings Lego Minifigs
I had a BlackBerry back in the day, with old photos!
Let the bed bugs bite
No Kodak moment pun here
DBS responds to ATM skimmer fun
What’s Avocado’s Constant?
You can just skim this DBS ATM story
Intel Ultrabooks at CES, via @kevinctofel
DBS ATM skimmers
Better late than never: HP not changing their logo
Prevent volumes auto-mounting on Mac OS X
Possibly my favourite aircraft colour scheme ever!
BREAKING: I finally cleaned my desk!
No more Dell netbooks
A very Janeway Christmas
My LEGO figs!
Not surprising to me in the slightest
Sophos CityRail memory key adventures
My followup Kindle review followup
Witnessing NASA #Curiosity #MSL launch, from bed!
Gruber and Topolsky on Android 4
My shiny new Kindle 4!
Super biased reviews of the HP Envy
10.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #1!
Airbus A340 flying into the sunset, as it were
HP are making PCs again!?
Not sure if I have one of them Kindles
iPhone4Steve
I got fourteen new iPod nano watches today!
Goodbye Armada M300
Awesome Starbucks threads
Amazon Kindle Fire
My shiny new MikroTik 750GL!
The IKEA Effect, and Manland
UTS robot dance troupe!
Another lost iTelephone
Were we all Punk’d by HP?
Android #1 mobile platform for malware, but…
Foresight versus hindsight at Dell
An ode to HP desktops and PDAs
Now it violates the GPL? Where does this stop?
Paying more for stuff and whatnot in Australia
Late night iMac UTS observations
Don’t worry, Android is unchanged
Motoroogle?!
2007: Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone
Tech I couldn’t live without: The INSERT key
Tech I couldn’t live without: door handles
Operating Systems Solutions #fail
My first and last entry on Android patents
I was wrong about Apple and Android!
Cory Doctorow on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
This Week in Rubénerd Mobile Computing
Singapore army iPads?
Mac Pro not seeing a SCSI-USB Jaz drive
An AdLib ISA card!
Failing broadcom-wl on 32 bit Fedora 15?
A cheap solution for my Nikon D60 battery?
Steve Ballmer photos, again
HP bevels, and xcalc, for some reason
The Sophos Security Gateway?
Victorinox Altmont 2.0 laptop baggyness
@i2yh @rubenerd photocopier reminiscing
Lithium batteries costing us a bundle!
Google closed Honeycomb, so what?
It’s hard being an Aussie Palm fanboy
My white iPhone 4 and Zune predictions
An Optus phone data post, with cans!
iPad 2
Singapore schwag!
RIP Ken Olsen 1926-2011
MacTheKnife is back in bidness!
My first bike!
Nostalgia, SuperDisk drives under OS X
Another sophisticated cooling solution
Waking up your lazy Fedora 14 ThinkPad X40
Government use of iPads?
Celebrating 30 years of Post-It Notes!
Windows Phone 7 thoughts
Why don’t we have Open printer cartridges?!
Ruben is not an XPT engineer
Apple’s new September 2010 swag
What HP needs to do after The Hurd
The other Steve comments on the iPad
No more Apple Cinema Displays
Goodbye Nexus One
Google Android the latest US weapon?
Longwinded post on the iPhone 4 saga
Schweet all day notebook battery power
One sided reporting on Android and the iPhone
Thinking about WWDC 2010
Finally upgraded my ThinkPad X40’s memory!
Stop the presses, iPad sells in Japan!
Some Western Digital drives have EARS
Aussie customs can now search laptops
Picking up an MSI P43T-C51 for peanuts!
Commodore’s Amiga fumble in one line
Android isn’t evil, it’s just not as awesome
Microsoft’s consumer space woes
Buying stolen property is Apple’s fault?
HP buys Palm, Ruben buys coffee to feel better
The real folks who should buy Palm
What happened to the vibrating Logitech mouse?
Robbie Williams sings about… Palm?
Palm for sale, and some drawn out nostalgia
Mr GigaOM poses with an iPad
The iPad and Palmar Hyperhidrosis -ness
FrankSting and Slashdot Znu on the iPad
iPad swimming pool iPod bathtubs
Personal take on CNET’s iPhone 4G wishlist
Batteries own me
Windows Phone Mobile thing 7 is… the iPhone?
Only enabling 16 bit PCMCIA in a FreeBSD kernel?
Kudos to Dick Smith Electronics in Adelaide
A combination lock USB key?
FreeBSD 8.0 boots on a Toshiba Libretto 70CT
I can honestly say I didn’t expect that result!
A case study in why features != usability
A Japanese Dell makes it with a Mac Mini
Apple’s unfortunate environment backstep
SuperDrive likes FreeBSD, scared by Fedora
Aperture 3 signalling end of 32-bit support?
Researching Nikon micro lenses
Initial iPad Star Trek sounding reactions
Worrying out loud about the Apple Tablet
OS X telling me to Service Battery? Uh oh
Lovingy detailed Logitech Anywhere MX review
Can you print a blank page?
Upgrading a Western Digital MyBook
Uniqlo made me like clothes shopping!
Palm nostalgia and marketing folk
The Tennant 5700 industrial scrubber
Bummer, I have to contact myself
Logitech Powered USB Hub schweetness
SingTel Huawei E180 on Snow Leopard
DéLonghi Magnifica loud noises fixed!
Horizontal remote controls anyone?
Motorola Milestone is tempting
Dell down, Microsoft makes hardware move
In the market for a new Logitech mouse
ThinkPad X40 secondary IDE #fail
Could the OpenOfficeMouse be chorded?
Android’s built in excuse?
Optus bill payment disconnect fail
Unmount discs without ejecting on Macs
The birth of a Sidekicking verb?
Why must external drives behave this way?
iPhoneUserNews and dull comment trolls
The Sun Oracle Database Machine
The new MacBook Pro inverter worked!
The Cliq beating Apple
Lousy networks more effective than filters!
HP LaserJet Error -9672 on Snow Leopard
BASIC on the iPhone Commodore 64
Doubts over my Cult of the Mac membership
Shot inverter in the MacBook Pro
No backlight on Snow Leopard MacBook Pro
PC DOS 7 on a ThinkPad X40?
An arm, a leg and a Drobo
Final review of ThinkPad X40 awesomeness
Got me a set of TrackPoint replacement caps
Initial ThinkPad X40 review, is gut!
Craptastic versus good quality second hand?
Does Crucial.com mess up your iPhone 3G?
Grabbing an IBM Thinkpad X40!
Coffee shops starting to ban laptops?
Do not be afraid of tablet computers!
MacBook Pro trackpad on OpenSolaris
iTelephone 3.0.1
iPhoneUserNews is a breath of fresh air
Optus phone reconnection adventures
Mac keycaps for Unicomp keyboards
Another spiffy new MacBook Pro battery
Taking Paul Thurrott to task on the Zune HD
More Commodore 16 Unicomp keyboard comparions
MacBook Pro ExpressCard slot debacle?
Comparing my Unicomp to my Commodore 16
I almost got my Unicomp SpaceSaver! Blast!
I love my new Unicomp buckling spring keyboard!
No carrier error for SingTel EVDO
Affordable MacBook Air, Green Hummers
Kudos to Unicomp
Just ordered a Unicomp SpaceSaver keyboard
Landscape iTelephone keyboard everywhere!
Followup iTelephone Optus unlocking post
Using my unlocked iTelephone in Singapore
Unicomp and CVT keyboards
IBM Model M and Northgate Omnikey keyboards
Swag from the Singapore PC Expo 2009
Brief comments about new MacBooks
Pouring coffee on a laptop wasn’t a good idea
My Intel Inside Xeon stickers arrived
An open letter to tech journalists
PC DOS 2000 boots on an Armada M300!
SG$700 for a Kindle? Thanks but no thanks
The optical and magnetic media tag race
MacBook Pro wishing out loud and whatnot
Review of AirMe for iPhone and iPod Touch
Excited about the AF-S NIKKOR DX 35mm f/1.8G
Moving to Linux from FreeBSD on my Armada M300
I have some barred locations on my phone line!
Optus stole my sanity again
Disabling the PC speaker in FreeBSD
An iPhone uh oh message
Apple awarded patent for the iPhone interface
Optus slapped with a fine for sending spam
So Apple isn’t giving up trade shows?
The unnessisary excess of multipe ink cartridges
An involved Optus customer support debacle
Is this shipping table normal?
What the 15 inch MacBook Pro really needs
Search for a killer desktop replacement combo
Late Linehaul Frt Delayed and other observations
Drive catastrophe, good thing I have solid backups
Ruben’s words of camera phone wisdom
iPhone 2.2 makes MobileSafari usable again!
Western Digital Scorpio Black 298GiB goodness
My review was featured on Elgato.com!
Possible reason why there’s no MacBook FireWire
Sophisticated MacBook Pro cooling consulting solution
Apple, these are my FireWire drives
Only problem so far with the iPhone: MobileSafari
MacBook a winner, unless you need FireWire
Keyboard and coffee, Sent from my iPhone
The penultimate plus one MacBook FireWire post
Addressing some MacBook FireWire arguments
Apple still claims the MacBook includes FireWire
Obituary for FireWire 1999-2008
Apple’s tragic FireWire MacBook mistake
New aluminium block MacBook Pros are nice, mostly!
New Apple notebook hardware, waffle irons
Nobody will ever need 16GiB, right?
My kingdom for a bigger notebook hard drive
BeOS, the Amiga, now the iPhone?
Okay okay I got an iPhone!
On the Mawson Lakes library and common sense
Do we all like HP’s new logo?
VIDEO: Replacing the fan in my MacBook Pro
Eye really like my EyeTV
OPEN Networks can’t spell Porsche
Phone line connection musings
Just ordered a Yubikey
The iPhone in Australia
FreeBSD on an Armada M300 rocks
Data capacity then and now, pretty amazing!
Showing network drives on an OS X desktop
Incredible SGD579 laptop deal
Uh oh
Inheriting a little Armada M300 subnotebook!
Intel’s breathtaking photos from Twitter
Faulty Intel DQ35JO motherboard fun
On low profile PCI cards and Microsoft tax
Train ouch!
hansoloaf on Microsoft, via Slashdot
The mysterious little DFE-670TXD
Nokia e61i screenshot of iPhone site
Why I probably couldn’t own an iPhone
My beautiful iBook is working again!
Mixed reaction to August 2007 iPod crop
iPod features I’d love to see and love to hate
Sim Lim Square and the Athlon X2
COMEX Singapore 2007 expedition
Damn your new iMacs and iWork Apple!
Hide-a-pod on Cranky Geeks
Yet another iPhone post
Seagate hard disk shot my FireWire port
Ruben’s sexy new Mighty Mouse!
iPhone and Zune, no comparison!
Anyone Used a Creative Xmod?
Latest Rubenerd Outage
First Blu-ray Disc Drive Won’t Play Blu-ray Movies
Commodore 64 T-Shirt
Orange Juice Cleaning Products?
Ridata 8GB CompactFlash Card
Great IT Spares eBay Australia Store
Integrated Mainboards and AC’97
Modem Versus WinModem
Apple Battery Recall
The SwiMP3 Player
Michelin’s Airless Tyres
Mac OS X 0x80020025 blank DVD and CD error
The Mug Boss from Think Geek
Biometric Passports in Singapore
My 486 Laptop Arrived!
Birthday & 486
I’m 20! And Useless eBay Purchase!
XBox 360 Launched in Australia
The Power Mac 4400/200