Self Same computers

From: John Foust <>
Date: Thu Sep 6 23:07:01 2001

At 08:21 PM 9/6/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Yup and they are all disposable. Its weird but in the Bay area you can buy an old Pentium deskside computer (P5 or P5MMX) for $50 to $75 but pull the boards out and resell them and you can get $150 to $250.

Shhh! Don't tell anyone. :-)

>Screw 15 years, I've got a computer like that right now, its called a "I-Opener"
>And one called a DivX player.

Well, you can still adapt the iOpener. There are certainly
other net-dependent and unmodifiable devices out there. I think
I saw one at a rummage sale already for $10 or best offer...
some kind of proprietary e-mail device.

- John
Received on Thu Sep 06 2001 - 23:07:01 BST

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