Posts Tagged ‘Tablet PC’

I’m back, with a new toy, too

I'm back, with a new toy, too

No I didn’t die. My mother actually did, but that’s neither about tablets nor technology.

Until some weeks ago I was still using my trusty Fujitsu T4210/15 as my main mobile computer and the TC4400 slate I built myself also saw some use from time to time. ┬áBut the hinge of the T was obviously starting to show its age after …..

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Slate update – CPU trouble and shielding

Slate update - CPU trouble and shielding

I fucking hate this. I wrote this within an IE9 window for some reason and it swallowed all my text… GRMPF! Ok, so time to rewrite it. God, why did I use this abomination of a browser anyways…

I had two problems with the slate’s function after testing it a bit.

Number one was the CPU. I used the T5200 I had …..

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I wanted a new CPU and now have a custom slate, too

I wanted a new CPU and now have a custom slate, too

Actually, the market has pretty much changed in the last couple of months and currently there’s some things on the market that are better than what I ended up building. But let’s start somewhere else…

You might remember, from the times when I had updates on a regular basis, that I own some TabletPC. After putting in some newer hard disk …..

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Good solutions don’t need to cost much

Good solutions don't need to cost much

Well, I was about to title this “Good solutions are sometimes simple”, but they are most of the time. In my journey to get rid of paper as thoroughly as I can I’ve already cursed my Tablet’s dock. It sits nearly flat on the ground, which is not bad for typing, but if you want to use it as a …..

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A little outlook of what is to come soon

A little outlook of what is to come soon

There’s been a lot of hassle around the house again which keeps me from being unproductive in the most preferable way – by tampering all kinds of hardware. So I couldn’t order a set of new toys early enough to arrive in time for some easter fun.

The Low-Fi box has proven to be too Low-Fi and will get a subwoofer. …..

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Why not make your own, custom digitizer?

Why not make your own, custom digitizer?

As said before I possess am the legal owner of two digitizers, graphic tablets, or what ever you wanna call them. The stationary, classic graphics tablet is usually occupied by my GF, though. When I bought it she questioned whether I need that thing and said it’s a waste of money. She does not say this anymore, but the price …..

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Trackball project put on hold but another tablet idea on the horizon already

Trackball project put on hold but another tablet idea on the horizon already

Meeeehhhh.

I accidentally wrecked the main chip with the camera during my testing it seems. Well, to be precise I am not sure. It could also be a problem related to the solder connections I added to the PCB. Anyway, I currently lack time to find this out in detail and there’s some upcoming tasks at work that are prone to …..

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Get nekkid, baby! – A Waltop tablet inside out

Get nekkid, baby! - A Waltop tablet inside out

This is mainly about the pictures. I mentioned in the earlier post that I own that Waltop calls “Media Tablet” and the thing’s roughly 14″ (www.waltop.com.tw). Of course after seeing screws I had to remove them and made some pictures of the inside.

What actually does the work is the foil that’s detached in some of the pictures. If I had …..

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No, the stork does not bring the tablets!

No, the stork does not bring the tablets!

It’s all about brands. People are willing to pay nine times the price for a product if it has the right brand. There’s a dozen brands you can buy tablets from, but there’s only two main sources. Granted, let’s say three.

The first one is the one we all know and that charges a premium the size of Jabba the Hut: …..

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New disk now in use and a very brief look on Windows 7 booting

New disk now in use and a very brief look on Windows 7 booting

So I got my Momentus XT today and of course new hardware is not kept long inside its packaging. Coming home the second thing after putting something on the stove was hooking the old and the new disk to Misaka and clone it while eating dinner.

Let’s take a look at Windows 7′s boot behaviour first.

That’s a picture taken from a …..

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