DIY Laptop v2
Mar 18, 2009, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Fenton)
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"* Display: A giant 24 x 8 serial character display provides a
much-needed upgrade over the previous 20 x 4 display. It also takes
in data at a blistering 19200 bits-per-second, drastically
improving update speeds.
* Case: Beautiful, hand/laser crafted wooden case, with a touch
of steampunk. My friend Pat showed me how to build a simple box,
and I finally learned how to use the CNC laser! Tip: Never try to
use real laptop hinges when working with wood. Way too much
* Battery pack: 4 x AAA batteries keep this humming for hours.
Think your pathetic EEE will make it on that flight to Japan? Pack
this bad boy and keep hacking while your neighbors are stuck
watching the third showing of "You've Got Mail."