Diary of a Network Geek

The trials and tribulations of a Certified Novell Engineer who's been stranded in Houston, Texas.

7/29/2008

DIY Notebook

Filed under: Fun,Fun Work,Geek Work,Linux,MicroSoft,Ooo, shiny... — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Tiger which is terribly early in the morning or 5:04 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waning Crescent

Yes, a do-it-yourself computer notebook.

A company called OCZ Technology is now offering a “DIY” plain-case computer notebook. Well, “do it yourself” may be pushing it a bit. After all, all you need to do is add a processor, memory and hard-drive to complete the hardware. Oh, and of course, then you’ll have to install the operating system, too. For a Linux geek, though, that’d be a no-brainer, though, there’s nothing stopping you from installing a totally legitimate copy of Windows, too. I have to admit that I’ve never heard of any of their third-party distributors, though, so I have no idea how reliable these guys are at all. Still, the hardcore geek in me likes the idea of a “whitebox” laptop

2 Comments

  1. This is totally off topic for this post but did you get your Nerf N-Strike Vulcan EBF-25?

    Comment by Jenn — 7/30/2008 @ 12:15 pm

  2. They should be waiting for me when I get home tonight!

    Comment by the Network Geek — 7/30/2008 @ 12:55 pm

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