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virus-free laptop

Posted by Rippin Kittin On 2008-03-29 2 comments

I just came across this information - a company out in BC has invented a virus-free laptop that costs less than $300 (virus-free because it does not have an internal hard drive - operating data is stored in a ROM chip). It seems that the target market is those who have not yet owned a computer. I'm curious about what your thoughts on this little machine are... how successful it might/might not be, good/bad idea, etc...


Freescale i.MX31 Processor
Supports 1024 X 768 True Color Video Output*
(RGB and LCD) Plus mpeg 2 hardware decoder
4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 1.1 port (for keyboard)
2 SD slots
256 MB Ram
1 GB NAND Flash, containing read only file system (compressed)
128 MB Flash stick / mp3 player (external)
1 Stereo minipin audio out, stereo minipin line in, stereo minipin mic in
1 RGB out for VGA monitor
10/100 Ethernet jack, USB Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g WiFi
110-220 Volt input power supply
5-8 Hours of battery life
8.6" Diagonal SVGA display (4:3)
Supporting 800 x 600 True Color
*with internal LCD disabled

Phun little program

Posted by Selbonaut On 2008-03-27 2 comments

Instant Party!

Posted by Toad008 On 2008-03-26 3 comments

Suppose I could convince work to buy one of these with the social fund?

I really want to try one out, see how sensitive it is. Would a dog walking by wagging it's tail trigger a party? Maybe that's a good way to entertain your pets left home alone? I could see Buddy and Nina grooving out all day, in the fog.

Looks like we are one step closer to replacing the DJ with a robot. Enjoy your DJing days while you can.

Hopefully the Jazz Bass Playing Robot takes a little longer to get going.

Come one come all!

Posted by Clockwork On 2008-03-24 0 comments

I highly recommend you consider this play for a night of entertainment this weekend. I went to last year's version. It was awesome!

(As well, this year's version has a small cameo by yours truly.)

Now That's a Game Review!

Posted by Clockwork On 2008-03-21 3 comments

Worth your time, even if you don't like games.

Cubicle Freakout (game - perhaps NSFW??)

Posted by Rippin Kittin On 2008-03-20 0 comments

So, killing the last few minutes of work today (OK, really more like 15.. OK OK! 20) I stumbled upon another game that made my laff my ass off. Pointless, random & hilarious. And so, I share with you :)

Further laments

Posted by Clockwork On 2008-03-19 2 comments


Posted by Selbonaut On 2008-03-17 0 comments

Why Move To Saskatoon?

Posted by Phoenix On 2008-03-14 3 comments

We have less than a 0.6 vacancy rate, and yet people are still clammering to get in... haven't they seen that we are the the 2nd least-desireable city to live in???

A wonderful awful occupation

Posted by km_f5 On 2008-03-10 4 comments

Hot, hot, hot.

What Am I?

Posted by Kyro Sk On 2008-03-08 2 comments

You pick:

A) Brilliant
B) Psychic
C) Visionary
D) All of the above

I'm still flabbergasted by the media's belief that high def downloads (as a total replacement for physical media) are going to be realizable within the next 4 or 5 years, that's patent nonsense.

Let's do this thing!

Posted by Kyro Sk On 2008-03-07 2 comments

I missed Rambo, but I will NOT miss this schlock-fest.

I'm off work from Good Friday until the following Wednesday. I'll be trying to get into a matinée that week for sure.

In the words of evil Ash:
"Who's with me?"


Posted by Selbonaut On 2008-03-05 3 comments

A sad day for gamers

Posted by Clockwork On 2008-03-04 3 comments