[plug] Cool toy!

Adam Davin byteme-its at westnet.com.au
Sat Jan 9 13:00:34 WST 2010

Hi All, 

On Sat, 9 Jan 2010 09:29:45 +0800
Gregory Orange <gregory.orange at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2010/1/6 Leon Brooks <leon-plug at cyberknights.com.au>:
> >    http://www.norhtec.com/products/gecko/
> > USD$199, runs from 8xAA rechargeables for 4 hours, zero
> > fans, no power brick (plug IEC mains cable straight in),
> > 1000x600 high-intensity screen, comes with 8GB Flash but
> > can plug 2.5" drive in. 3xUSB, no firewire or bluetooth.
> Dude, that's awesome. Modular, no high-priced power brick, plug in
> your own components, Ubuntu-based OS, wheee. My only complaint is no
> card readers, but I guess USB can help there. Perhaps next time I'm
> splashing a few funds around on a toy. I wonder how's the supply in
> AU.

I thought I read that it had an internal SD and external SD slot? 

> Internally, there is a SD socket which can be used as a low cost boot
> or storage device.  There is also space for a 2.5 inch hard disk.
> Externally there is another SD socket. that can be used for
> transferring data from mobile phones, digital cameras or other
> devices.   

I mean its not "Card readers" but I only have SD cards anyway so thats
all that matters ;)

Thanks and Regards, 


Adam Davin
Byteme IT Services
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