Hardware post archive

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