Posts tagged Atari
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Amazing stuff: custom-built (obviously), 3h battery life, ethernet, card reader. No wifi, though… ;(
Acer Aspire One D250
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A black friday Christmas present to myself. Typical 10.1" netbook other than I put Windows 7 Ultimate and 2gb of RAM in it.
Bad off angle color on the LCD (horizontal OK, vertical bad.) White LED backlighting results in heavy blue cast in mid-tones, but I found an ICC profile for it made with a calibrator and it makes it 100x better.
I love how the thickness of this machine isn’t tapered. Great build quality.
RAREST ATARI COMPUTER EVER! Impossible to find US version with rare as hell PSU (power supply was then only option when buying). Serial No 257, probably less than 100 survived, only few US exist, most is not working. After the success of the Atari STacy laptop Atari went back to work on a new and improved version of its portable ST. The STBook is a marvelous computer, designed by Tracey Hall who is also responsible for the STPad tablet computer. Its LCD screen is not backlite, but produces a crisp clean picture, however still can be difficult view at times. The LCD screen was an Epson Custom Module (ECM) and it’s very delicate and nearly impossible to locate. The STBook weighs in at just under 5lbs which is amazing for all the technology that was packed onboard, todays laptops have just reached the sub-5lb mark so this goes to show how far ahead Atari was. The laptop has a fixed memory configuration of either 1MB or 4MB and does not have provisions for adding additional memory internally, however additional memory may have possibly been added external through its external processor bus on the side of the unit. The hard drive is 40mb’s. The keyboard is quite comfortable and easy to use. The mouse is an interesting item, its a pressure sensitive pad which you push in the direction you wish the point to move, the harder you push the faster the mouse moves, 2 buttons are located for clicking and selecting objects. Although this pointer was quite innovative, it is difficult to …
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