[geeks] Cerf Cube
geeks at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 29 14:19:21 CDT 2001
On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, THOU SPAKE:
> But, as you said, it has USB. And darn it, I want it to be a desktop
> device, and a cheap one at that. Someone needs to start marketing a
> serious competitor to Windows and Mac, and building some that is less
> appliance like, but that still take after (software wise) the NIC, then
> maybe they would have something that would make money. Especially if it
> would work with normal ISPs and cost under $300.
Maybe "The Desk Is The Desktop"? Get a 1U machine and bolt it under the desk.
Then use a flat panel display on the desk or screwed to a wall behind the desk.
Instead of "cool looking" it wouldn't look like anything.
If you need "cool looking", run a combo video/keyboard/mouse/scsi cable to a way
cool looking box and place the CD drive and some connectors there. Personnaly,
I think the G4 Cube looks like a tissue dispenser or a toaster (esp when the CD
I think my box-of-choice would be a radio from a 1950's car. Have the CD drawer
push open the dial.
James D. Fogg, Network Engineer
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