iOpener Update

From: John R. Keys Jr. <>
Date: Wed Apr 5 19:08:00 2000

I just left CC and they would not sell me the demo unit saying that had to
RETURN ALL the old units they had for the new model. Makes me think they
had some ones in stock. And they will not take orders for the new model
right now. SUCKS
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Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2000 2:03 AM
Subject: iOpener Update

> Well, I'm still in the waiting catagory, but just found out how they made
> the iOpener "unhackable".
> According to they've snipped 4 of the pins
> the IDE connector, epoxied in the BIOS, and updated the BIOS.
> Also apparently they've put in a really ugly "Terms of Sale".
> Ugh, then I found this site.
> Simply put netpliance has done some ugly hacking on these themselves.
> Wonder if thier 'hack proofing' will shorten the systems lifespan.
> Zane
Received on Wed Apr 05 2000 - 19:08:00 BST

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