These are the things I've written that are tagged "hardware"

HP Says To Bye Bye TouchPad, Pre

18 August 2011

Almost hidden in this press release about HP’s plans to buy Autonomy Corporation: In addition, HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones. HP will continue to explore options to optimize the value of webOS software going forward. A real shame. webOS […]


01 March 2011

Gameduino is an add-on for the open-source Arduino hardware platform, created to facilitate the creation of 8-bit video games. They’ve already passed their Kickstarter goal. What’s cool about the Arduino is how low-cost and accessible it is. You could, for example, create a new 8-bit games console on this thing. With a built-in store. I’m […]

Bad JooJoo

08 December 2009

Sounds like a racial epithet in multiple ways, birthed from a massive controversy on one of the most hated/read tech blogs on the planet, costing $500 with unproven software and hardware from a company nobody’d ever heard of until Michael Arrington started yelling “rip off”. Good luck, I guess.

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