looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 03:36:47 CDT 2017
On 3 November 2017 at 01:03, Evan Koblentz via cctalk
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> I've been a professional full-time journalist for 20 years. No one in their
> right mind is using anything older than a last-gen laptop. Maybe two
> generations if they're poor like me.
Not full-time, but still a paid scribbler for everything from PC Mag to MacUser.
In this century, I have written columns on a Mac Classic II (in the
21st century) and on an early-1990s 386sx laptop under WordPerfect
5.1. I have toted a Thinkpad Butterfly internationally, repeatedly. I
am currently building a bootable Live USB with PC-DOS 7.1 and MS Word
6 for DOS as a distraction-free writing tool.
Yeah, some people totally do. Weirdos, probably, but yes.
And I am typing this on an IBM Model M (made 1994-05-06) which is
attached to my Core i5 Thinkpad X220, bought used in January for £150,
which is my newest and most powerful laptop. In fact probably my
newest computer of any kind.
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