Anyone here interested in an inexpensive PC? : LUSENET : TB2K spinoff uncensored : One Thread

I'll take two... Or maybe three. ;-)


In mid-February, Las Vegas electronics engineer Ken Segler walked into his local Circuit City store, ordered a computer -- and unwittingly kicked off a small phenomenon.

When his order arrived, he tweaked a simple connector cable and turned what was meant to be a closed Internet access "appliance" -- the $99 Netpliance i-opener -- into a fully functional, Pentium I-class PC. He published news of his discovery online and soon others were replicating his work.


Full article:An I-Opening Hack: $200 PC

-- Jim Morris (, March 17, 2000


Very very cool.

-- cin (, March 17, 2000.

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