It’s a jet engine with an integrated furnace, but at the same time it fits into the Linux compatibility sweet spot. Not great, not terrible.
All the reasons why I find this particular power bank to be really neat and why it could realistically be the last power bank I buy.
I got a LattePanda V1 and gave it a go as a Raspberry Pi replacement for my self-hosting setup. Here’s how it went.
A cheap USB stick and the marketing around it caused disappointment, more at 11.
I’ve tried out newer laptops before and it was nothing short of a disaster. Is this HP any different, or do I need to go back to my ThinkPad T430 again?
I got curious about an ExpressCard to NVMe M.2 NGFF adapter I saw on Reddit, so I got one to try out myself, ending up with a total of 4 SSD-s on my ThinkPad T430. Yes, four.
Small and very efficient, but not quite ideal for all use cases. At least it hasn’t caught on fire yet!
UPS, I did it again 🎵
Quick overview from someone who does this thing as a hobby, focusing on PCIe connectivity, fan control and the poor state of AM4 socket and UEFI upgrades.
Honey, I shrunk my desktop PC!
Putting the ‘reuse’ in ‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’.
Or ‘How to downgrade your CPU at great expense!’
How I slapped two hard drives on a long PCIe x1 card.