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by AncientRelic
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Cheapest HDMI monitor or HDMI to VGA monitor adapter, keyboard, mouse setup?
Replies: 35
Views: 37209

Re: Cheapest HDMI monitor or HDMI to VGA monitor adapter, keyboard, mouse setup?

<t>I think crying about the lack of VGA is about the "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail" syndrome. I agree most people are completely forgetting about the composite out, and also people are forgetting that DVI-HDMI converters go for a buck or two here in the states, can't ima...
by AncientRelic
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 438
Views: 173565

Re: What was your first computer?

<t>For me the first PC I touched was a Commodore PET 2001 with the chicklet keyboard and the built in cassette drive. I was 6.<br/> <br/> First computer in the house was my Timex Sinclair 1000 and the family Apple //e. I got the TS myself so my dad would stop yelling at me spending all the time on t...
by AncientRelic
Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?
Replies: 147
Views: 25174

Re: How many here actually *care* about the goals of the project?

I agree with the idea of needing less on secondary PCs. I've got a box by my bed that's just for movies. That's a Athlon II 255 with 4Gb of DDR3 just playing AVI and M4V. Bit of overkill. If I can get an R-Pi to replace it I'd be thrilled.
by AncientRelic
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Adobe discontinuing Flash for mobile
Replies: 46
Views: 9355

Re: Adobe discontinuing Flash for mobile

I have to admit that Flash going away is a short term concern. I had hoped to use a R-Pi as a Facebook machine for my mom so she can do her FarmVille and such. I\'ve got a million other ideas so I\'m not sad so much as hating the fact I need to make a full PC for her for this :D

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