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  • Mjolnir - the Portable Media Computer

    Just re-found this link whilst clearing out bookmarks - must be quite something knowing you were at the forefront of what is now a massive industry of "pocket-ish pc's" (NUCs) :) similarly how darn cheap they are yet i'd guess yours is not all that more expensive still to build* although with tablet/phone hardware being reasonably powerful now and manufacturer's stuffing them into their NUC's I'd be interested to know if you're still using this build as is or repurposed last years phone into your build? I have an OLD Apple Pismo, would be great to gut it, Pi-it yet still make use of the screen, io's and keyboard... just cos. After all this was pre intel apple and pre "lock everything non apple out" with "chip-integrated lock code"** apple... **I assume ther…

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    Just re-found this link whilst clearing out bookmarks - must be quite something knowing you were at the forefront of what is now a massive industry of "pocket-ish pc's" (NUCs) :) similarly how darn cheap they are yet i'd guess yours is not all that more expensive still to build* although with tablet/phone hardware being reasonably powerful now and manufacturer's stuffing them into their NUC's I'd be interested to know if you're still using this build as is or repurposed last years phone into your build? I have an OLD Apple Pismo, would be great to gut it, Pi-it yet still make use of the screen, io's and keyboard... just cos. After all this was pre intel apple and pre "lock everything non apple out" with "chip-integrated lock code"** apple... **I assume there's a correct tech term for onboard chips with code to allow / disallow certain peripheral connectivity, luddites like myself aren't privy too. I can only guess Apple weren't as totalitarian with their hardware back then.If anyone knows of such - drop me line.(I awaited years for a means to re-purpose my dead iMac24" for such a solution to appear only after it became utterly financially impracticable. Such a pity, the screen's quality was quite something back then and a similar monitor quite expensive - it's as if manufactures have their pricing/products obsolescence down to a fine art :P shocker.)

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