Hardware post archive

  1. Tethering is still voodoo
  2. No FreeBSD on the Libretto any more
  3. Storage versus RAM configurability
  4. My colleague’s MT3 profile board
  5. Technical reasons may often be insufficient
  6. 1993 Computer Chronicles on Spectre
  7. Opening a Kensington Orbit Trackball
  8. Ergolux corner standing desk
  9. Simpson Strong Tie Set Xp Msds
  10. Apple’s rumoured 16-inch MacBook Pro
  11. Goodbye, AT&T data centres
  12. A list of lightweight laptops from 2018
  13. Ranking of laptop keyboards
  14. State of Apple in 2018
  15. Predictable issues with video doorbells
  16. The European Space Agency store
  17. Vortex Race 3 keyboard
  18. Why OLED phone screens suck for some of us
  19. CoreTypes.bundle still has some classic hardware
  20. The Lucent 901928-01 Keyboard
  21. The 80586 Pentium
  22. A dodgy USB key
  23. StatusCake chatbot
  24. macOS modifier keys
  25. Apple T2 webcam security
  26. Xorg: More than one possible primary device found
  27. Marc Edwards on 2x Retina
  28. Apple’s Entrepreneur Camp for women
  29. Why rip up functional footpaths?
  30. Ports
  31. LattePanda
  32. The new MacBook Air isn’t 2:1 Retina
  33. Rounded internal SCSI cables
  34. The new MacBook Airs are devoid of touch bars!
  35. Apple New York event wish list
  36. Another chance to buy a DAN A4-SFX case
  37. The Aston Martin Lagonda
  38. More plastic, via @Georgiecel
  39. Why do some smoke detectors use radioactive material?
  40. MUJI table test
  41. Obsolete best IT practices
  42. Zero percent battery
  43. Lee Myung-bak sentenced for bribery
  44. When Macworld isn’t
  45. Even more sign generator planes
  46. Someone designed these
  47. The longest post ever, on the STV-4540 PDU
  48. Disabling Hyper-Threading for Spectre
  49. A few days back on a small phone
  50. My new Kindle
  51. Oh Android, don’t ever change
  52. The Pentax K-1 Mark II, and their pancakes
  53. Filing cabinet chair review
  54. The NASA X-59
  55. A Californian rooter van
  56. My brand new mustimeter
  57. Which duck tape is best?
  58. A true 757 replacement
  59. Cabin of a TWA Lockheed TriStar
  60. Why ZTE was banned in the US, Australia
  61. New York’s C Trains
  62. A Tesla and Maserati
  63. The beige 5.25 inch Zip Insider
  64. Epson’s classic combo floppy drives
  65. A home-office hideaway computer desk
  66. My Akihabara GPD Pocket
  67. 555 pages
  68. Photo of my desk in 2005
  69. Home digital assistants
  70. Music and phones in public
  71. iUmu, the iMac
  72. HomePod
  73. 800×600 in a Retina world
  74. The Hawker Siddeley Trident was fast
  75. Fuji Xerox
  76. HP battery recall
  77. 12TB drives are now a thing
  78. Meltdown and Spectre
  79. Xen on yesterday’s Intel issue
  80. Intel’s protected kernel memory leak fun
  81. Listerine mouth wash taste guide
  82. FaceID
  83. The Tupolev Tu-114
  84. OLEDs suck, for me
  85. But Steve Jobs wouldn’t have done it!
  86. Apple’s September 2017 kit
  87. Electroboom on the Right Hand Rule
  88. Flaws with Sydney’s Opal card
  89. Rick’s 10GbE home network
  90. Recycling VHS tapes
  91. Second–hand computers do exist
  92. A decade of iTelephones
  93. White people on Asian infocomm
  94. Old driver decision tree
  95. Unboxing a 1997 Iomega Jaz Drive
  96. Oliver’s law of assumed responsibility
  97. One is not like the others
  98. Restoring my first computer
  99. The HP Pavilion Wave
  100. The new Mac Pro shall be
  101. Typewriter style keyboard
  102. ECC in AMD Ryzen
  103. The Zip Insider
  104. Versions of EMM386
  105. 3D-printed Penrose Triangle
  106. On the size of the Commodore 128
  107. The NOCHANGE BBS car
  108. The state of the Mac
  109. Farewell office coffee mug
  110. The Boeing 727 prototype
  111. Two-tone beige keyboards in 2017
  112. Acela Express, then and now
  113. Goodbye junk
  114. Fujitsu exiting laptop business
  115. The unfortunately-named Eero
  116. The NSG uClean LD-1420 HMT
  117. Mac downloads in 2016
  118. Kelana Jaya Putra LRT line
  119. Eight years ago, the Convair 880
  120. The first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
  121. USB aquarium alarm clock pen holder light
  122. The iPhone 7
  123. Webmaster Hales on four power supplies
  124. Four power supplies
  125. HPE buys SGI
  126. The ASUS EeeBook X205TA
  127. Covering laptop camers
  128. Choosing a minimalistic Mini-ITX case
  129. Folding paper seven times
  130. The Sun Type 6
  131. Something to do with KVMs
  132. Being mostly wrong about diesel cars
  133. Fans brave wet as iPhone 6s goes on sale
  134. Australian iPhone 6s plans stuck in the 2000s
  135. Mid-2012 MacBook Air SSD upgrades
  136. Raw tech specs
  137. Concession Opal cards
  138. July 2015 iPods
  139. Ruben sets up utilities
  140. My bedroom home office in 2010
  141. Translucent screens
  142. I heard you like cranes
  143. Stop trying to make Apple Watch without 'the' happen
  144. Difference between Quanta and Qantas
  145. The IKEA firm RÖLLEKA pillow
  146. CPU architectures on nixCraft
  147. Cloud storage arrays
  148. No more Nokia Sync
  149. Circular (travelling) headphones
  150. Time to shake the toner
  151. Keyloggers
  152. The 27 inch Retina iMac
  153. The Typo2 iPhone keyboard
  154. UTS Building 11 lifts
  155. The Bic Orange Finepoint most certainly is
  156. Choosing a keyboard for gaming and typing
  157. Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors
  158. UTS Building 11 feedback
  159. The lost opportunity of UTS Building 11
  160. Two years with a MacBook Air
  161. SCSI
  162. Saturday nights with a PSU
  163. Diesel cars
  164. The Topre RealForce looks absolutely perfect
  165. WASD keyboard design fun
  166. Disruption from Sydney, and keyboards
  167. The Roland TR-808
  168. CoolerMaster QuickFire, via @screenbeard
  169. An Ultimo pilgrimage to MSY
  170. Ruben talks shoes
  171. The CODE keyboard
  172. My second workstation: Unicomp keyboards
  173. Suspiciously timed massive Archival Discs
  174. Teana Lanster and Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
  175. LTO Ultrium tape drives
  176. Tiamo’s 32–bit efi and Mavericks 10.9.2
  177. The @dai1313 on Optiplex nostalgia
  178. Silent swap meets and IT nostalgia
  179. Mavericks on my first gen Mac Pro
  180. The mystery of internal drive enclosure connectors
  181. Mmm, chewy phone cables
  182. Kindles, iPods, teal shirts
  183. The Razer antithesis to the new Mac Pro?
  184. When you use the same mouse as him
  185. Mac Pro compromises might not be for me
  186. The Belkin Thunderbolt Dock
  187. The LEGO Acropolis
  188. All this new tech is making us antisocial
  189. I used to be that guy; the new Mac Pro
  190. When our frigid whitegood was neither
  191. Linux RdRand
  192. FreeBSD and hardware random number generators
  193. Some ZFS SSD feedback from @zoomosis
  194. ZFS on FreeBSD supporting TRIM
  195. Classic Toshiba driver archive
  196. Fibre optic considered faster than copper
  197. Ditto
  198. The IKEA Upptäcka backpack
  199. What Motorola is to Google
  200. Photocopiers making randomly alterations
  201. An evening with printers
  202. Sony CDP-101
  203. Cisco Discovery Protocol, eventually
  204. Cray Mac Pro
  205. My Mac Pro space station
  206. I don’t always make lame networking memes
  207. This isn’t about the Cisco 2800 router series
  208. Eric Schmidt says we’re just afraid of change
  209. My latest retro multimedia CD-ROM haul
  210. Sharp slipping pSee shipments
  211. Dell, going private
  212. I think my new iPad mini is Canadian
  213. So when Samsung shuns NFC, it’s okay
  214. The 1990s Dell Dimension, via @dai1313
  215. The Ancient Compaq Presario 5510 spaceship
  216. Goodbye, Old Glossy
  217. The wrath of certain Android users
  218. A cheaper Chevrolet Volt
  219. I need the lightest possible machine…
  220. An 11” MacBook Air unboxing review thing
  221. Infinite Solutions: Recharging batteries
  222. She adores her 64!
  223. A veritable pain in the neck
  224. Belkin F5D7010 works on Fedora and FreeBSD
  225. Linus Torvalds and I had the same computer
  226. I love you John, but stop reporting on Apple!
  227. Acer being truthful about Windows tablets
  228. A Firefox phone? Yes please!
  229. Comments on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet
  230. A rambling Mac Pro status report!
  231. Would you give an ARM for an Intel phone?
  232. My letter to Westpac about a PayPass debit card
  233. Retro DEC PDP11 graphics
  234. Seagate and LaCie, hard drives consolidate again!
  235. Steins;Seagate
  236. Optus, Vodafone network sharing, via @madcatjo2point0
  237. Microsoft Barnes and Noble, wait what?
  238. No ATMs skimming from DBS profits!
  239. That’s a pretty complex avionics rack!
  240. Friends don’t let friends use crappy keyboards!
  241. A380 plushies with @johncarneyau and @DrRachie
  242. Does not having it impede its primary function?
  243. Windows Phone UI efficiency
  244. Australian Personal Computer, March 2012
  245. Australian full body scanners
  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. Possibly my favourite aircraft colour scheme ever!
  258. BREAKING: I finally cleaned my desk!
  259. No more Dell netbooks
  260. A very Janeway Christmas
  261. My LEGO figs!
  262. Not surprising to me in the slightest
  263. Sophos CityRail memory key adventures
  264. My followup Kindle review followup
  265. Witnessing NASA #Curiosity #MSL launch, from bed!
  266. Gruber and Topolsky on Android 4
  267. My shiny new Kindle 4!
  268. Super biased reviews of the HP Envy
  269. 10.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #1!
  270. Airbus A340 flying into the sunset, as it were
  271. HP are making PCs again!?
  272. Not sure if I have one of them Kindles
  273. iPhone4Steve
  274. I got fourteen new iPod nano watches today!
  275. Goodbye Armada M300
  276. Awesome Starbucks threads
  277. Amazon Kindle Fire
  278. My shiny new MikroTik 750GL!
  279. The IKEA Effect, and Manland
  280. UTS robot dance troupe
  281. Another lost iTelephone
  282. Were we all Punk’d by HP?
  283. Android #1 mobile platform for malware, but…
  284. Foresight versus hindsight at Dell
  285. An ode to HP desktops and PDAs
  286. Now it violates the GPL? Where does this stop?
  287. Paying more for stuff and whatnot in Australia
  288. Late night iMac UTS observations
  289. Don’t worry, Android is unchanged
  290. Motoroogle?!
  291. 2007: Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone
  292. Tech I couldn’t live without: The INSERT key
  293. Tech I couldn’t live without: door handles
  294. Operating Systems Solutions #fail
  295. My first and last entry on Android patents
  296. I was wrong about Apple and Android!
  297. Cory Doctorow on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
  298. This Week in Rubénerd Mobile Computing
  299. Singapore army iPads?
  300. Mac Pro not seeing a SCSI-USB Jaz drive
  301. An AdLib ISA card!
  302. Failing broadcom-wl on 32 bit Fedora 15?
  303. A cheap solution for my Nikon D60 battery?
  304. Steve Ballmer photos, again
  305. HP bevels, and xcalc, for some reason
  306. The Sophos Security Gateway?
  307. Victorinox Altmont 2.0 laptop baggyness
  308. @i2yh @rubenerd photocopier reminiscing
  309. Lithium batteries costing us a bundle!
  310. Google closed Honeycomb, so what?
  311. It’s hard being an Aussie Palm fanboy
  312. My white iPhone 4 and Zune predictions
  313. An Optus phone data post, with cans!
  314. iPad 2
  315. Singapore schwag!
  316. RIP Ken Olsen 1926-2011
  317. MacTheKnife is back in bidness!
  318. My first bike!
  319. Nostalgia, SuperDisk drives under OS X
  320. Another sophisticated cooling solution
  321. Waking up your lazy Fedora 14 ThinkPad X40
  322. Sinclair 128K
  323. Government use of iPads?
  324. Celebrating 30 years of Post-It Notes!
  325. Windows Phone 7 thoughts
  326. Why don’t we have Open printer cartridges?!
  327. Ruben is not an XPT engineer
  328. Apple’s new September 2010 swag
  329. What HP needs to do after The Hurd
  330. The other Steve comments on the iPad
  331. No more Apple Cinema Displays
  332. Goodbye Nexus One
  333. Google Android the latest US weapon?
  334. Longwinded post on the iPhone 4 saga
  335. Schweet all day notebook battery power
  336. One sided reporting on Android and the iPhone
  337. Thinking about WWDC 2010
  338. Finally upgraded my ThinkPad X40’s memory!
  339. Stop the presses, iPad sells in Japan!
  340. Some Western Digital drives have EARS
  341. Aussie customs can now search laptops
  342. Picking up an MSI P43T-C51 for peanuts!
  343. Commodore’s Amiga fumble in one line
  344. Android isn’t evil, it’s just not as awesome
  345. Microsoft’s consumer space woes
  346. Buying stolen property is Apple’s fault?
  347. HP buys Palm, Ruben buys coffee to feel better
  348. The real folks who should buy Palm
  349. What happened to the vibrating Logitech mouse?
  350. Robbie Williams sings about… Palm?
  351. Palm for sale, and some drawn out nostalgia
  352. Mr GigaOM poses with an iPad
  353. The iPad and Palmar Hyperhidrosis -ness
  354. FrankSting and Slashdot Znu on the iPad
  355. iPad swimming pool iPod bathtubs
  356. Personal take on CNET’s iPhone 4G wishlist
  357. Batteries own me
  358. Windows Phone Mobile thing 7 is… the iPhone?
  359. Only enabling 16 bit PCMCIA in a FreeBSD kernel?
  360. Kudos to Dick Smith Electronics in Adelaide
  361. A combination lock USB key?
  362. FreeBSD 8.0 boots on a Toshiba Libretto 70CT
  363. I can honestly say I didn’t expect that result!
  364. A case study in why features != usability
  365. A Japanese Dell makes it with a Mac Mini
  366. Apple’s unfortunate environment backstep
  367. SuperDrive likes FreeBSD, scared by Fedora
  368. Aperture 3 signalling end of 32-bit support?
  369. Researching Nikon micro lenses
  370. Initial iPad Star Trek sounding reactions
  371. Worrying out loud about the Apple Tablet
  372. OS X telling me to Service Battery? Uh oh
  373. Lovingy detailed Logitech Anywhere MX review
  374. Can you print a blank page?
  375. Upgrading a Western Digital MyBook
  376. Uniqlo made me like clothes shopping!
  377. Palm nostalgia and marketing folk
  378. The Tennant 5700 industrial scrubber
  379. Bummer, I have to contact myself
  380. Logitech Powered USB Hub schweetness
  381. SingTel Huawei E180 on Snow Leopard
  382. DéLonghi Magnifica loud noises fixed!
  383. Horizontal remote controls anyone?
  384. Motorola Milestone is tempting
  385. Dell down, Microsoft makes hardware move
  386. In the market for a new Logitech mouse
  387. ThinkPad X40 secondary IDE #fail
  388. Could the OpenOfficeMouse be chorded?
  389. Android’s built in excuse?
  390. Optus bill payment disconnect fail
  391. Unmount discs without ejecting on Macs
  392. The birth of a Sidekicking verb?
  393. Why must external drives behave this way?
  394. iPhoneUserNews and dull comment trolls
  395. The Sun Oracle Database Machine
  396. The new MacBook Pro inverter worked!
  397. The Cliq beating Apple
  398. Lousy networks more effective than filters!
  399. HP LaserJet Error -9672 on Snow Leopard
  400. BASIC on the iPhone Commodore 64
  401. Doubts over my Cult of the Mac membership
  402. Shot inverter in the MacBook Pro
  403. No backlight on Snow Leopard MacBook Pro
  404. PC DOS 7 on a ThinkPad X40?
  405. An arm, a leg and a Drobo
  406. Final review of ThinkPad X40 awesomeness
  407. Got me a set of TrackPoint replacement caps
  408. Initial ThinkPad X40 review, is gut!
  409. Craptastic versus good quality second hand?
  410. Does Crucial.com mess up your iPhone 3G?
  411. Grabbing an IBM Thinkpad X40!
  412. Coffee shops starting to ban laptops?
  413. Do not be afraid of tablet computers!
  414. MacBook Pro trackpad on OpenSolaris
  415. iTelephone 3.0.1
  416. iPhoneUserNews is a breath of fresh air
  417. Optus phone reconnection adventures
  418. Mac keycaps for Unicomp keyboards
  419. Another spiffy new MacBook Pro battery
  420. Taking Paul Thurrott to task on the Zune HD
  421. More Commodore 16 Unicomp keyboard comparions
  422. MacBook Pro ExpressCard slot debacle?
  423. Comparing my Unicomp to my Commodore 16
  424. I almost got my Unicomp SpaceSaver! Blast!
  425. I love my new Unicomp buckling spring keyboard!
  426. No carrier error for SingTel EVDO
  427. Affordable MacBook Air, Green Hummers
  428. Kudos to Unicomp
  429. Just ordered a Unicomp SpaceSaver keyboard
  430. Landscape iTelephone keyboard everywhere!
  431. Followup iTelephone Optus unlocking post
  432. Using my unlocked iTelephone in Singapore
  433. Unicomp and CVT keyboards
  434. IBM Model M and Northgate Omnikey keyboards
  435. Swag from the Singapore PC Expo 2009
  436. Brief comments about new MacBooks
  437. Pouring coffee on a laptop wasn’t a good idea
  438. My Intel Inside Xeon stickers arrived
  439. An open letter to tech journalists
  440. PC DOS 2000 boots on an Armada M300!
  441. SG$700 for a Kindle? Thanks but no thanks
  442. The optical and magnetic media tag race
  443. MacBook Pro wishing out loud and whatnot
  444. Review of AirMe for iPhone and iPod Touch
  445. Excited about the AF-S NIKKOR DX 35mm f/1.8G
  446. Moving to Linux from FreeBSD on my Armada M300
  447. I have some barred locations on my phone line!
  448. Optus stole my sanity again
  449. Disabling the PC speaker in FreeBSD
  450. An iPhone uh oh message
  451. Apple awarded patent for the iPhone interface
  452. Optus slapped with a fine for sending spam
  453. So Apple isn’t giving up trade shows?
  454. The unnessisary excess of multipe ink cartridges
  455. An involved Optus customer support debacle
  456. Is this shipping table normal?
  457. What the 15 inch MacBook Pro really needs
  458. Search for a killer desktop replacement combo
  459. Late Linehaul Frt Delayed and other observations
  460. Drive catastrophe, good thing I have solid backups
  461. Ruben’s words of camera phone wisdom
  462. iPhone 2.2 makes MobileSafari usable again!
  463. Western Digital Scorpio Black 298GiB goodness
  464. My review was featured on Elgato.com!
  465. Possible reason why there’s no MacBook FireWire
  466. Sophisticated MacBook Pro cooling consulting solution
  467. Apple, these are my FireWire drives
  468. Only problem so far with the iPhone: MobileSafari
  469. MacBook a winner, unless you need FireWire
  470. Keyboard and coffee, Sent from my iPhone
  471. The penultimate plus one MacBook FireWire post
  472. Addressing some MacBook FireWire arguments
  473. Apple still claims the MacBook includes FireWire
  474. Obituary for FireWire 1999-2008
  475. Apple’s tragic FireWire MacBook mistake
  476. New aluminium block MacBook Pros are nice, mostly!
  477. New Apple notebook hardware, waffle irons
  478. Nobody will ever need 16GiB, right?
  479. My kingdom for a bigger notebook hard drive
  480. BeOS, the Amiga, now the iPhone?
  481. Okay okay I got an iPhone!
  482. On the Mawson Lakes library and common sense
  483. Do we all like HP’s new logo?
  484. VIDEO: Replacing the fan in my MacBook Pro
  485. Eye really like my EyeTV
  486. OPEN Networks can’t spell Porsche
  487. Phone line connection musings
  488. Just ordered a Yubikey
  489. The iPhone in Australia
  490. FreeBSD on an Armada M300 rocks
  491. Data capacity then and now, pretty amazing!
  492. Showing network drives on an OS X desktop
  493. Incredible SGD579 laptop deal
  494. Uh oh
  495. Inheriting a little Armada M300 subnotebook!
  496. Intel’s breathtaking photos from Twitter
  497. Faulty Intel DQ35JO motherboard fun
  498. On low profile PCI cards and Microsoft tax
  499. The mysterious little DFE-670TXD
  500. Nokia e61i screenshot of iPhone site
  501. Why I probably couldn’t own an iPhone
  502. My beautiful iBook is working again!
  503. Mixed reaction to August 2007 iPod crop
  504. iPod features I’d love to see and love to hate
  505. Sim Lim Square and the Athlon X2
  506. COMEX Singapore 2007 expedition
  507. Damn your new iMacs and iWork Apple!
  508. Hide-a-pod on Cranky Geeks
  509. Yet another iPhone post
  510. Seagate hard disk shot my FireWire port
  511. Ruben’s sexy new Mighty Mouse!
  512. iPhone and Zune, no comparison!
  513. Anyone Used a Creative Xmod?
  514. Latest Rubenerd Outage
  515. First Blu-ray Disc Drive Won’t Play Blu-ray Movies
  516. Commodore 64 T-Shirt
  517. Orange Juice Cleaning Products?
  518. Ridata 8GB CompactFlash Card
  519. Great IT Spares eBay Australia Store
  520. Integrated Mainboards and AC’97
  521. Modem Versus WinModem
  522. Apple Battery Recall
  523. The SwiMP3 Player
  524. Michelin’s Airless Tyres
  525. Mac OS X 0x80020025 blank DVD and CD error
  526. The Mug Boss from Think Geek
  527. Biometric Passports in Singapore
  528. My 486 Laptop Arrived!
  529. Birthday & 486
  530. I’m 20! And Useless eBay Purchase!
  531. XBox 360 Launched in Australia
  532. The Power Mac 4400/200