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Re: Outdoor Laptop

__/ [Els] on Tuesday 30 August 2005 11:42 \__

>>>>> dual-head display is a bit tricky on a laptop :-)
>>>> 
>>>> I thought about one which unfolds horizontally. Now, if only I had the
>>>> resources to design and manufacture a laptop... *smile*
>>> 
>>> Once you get round to it and have found resources, make it a triple
>>> already. Easier to unfold; no need to slide the unfolded display to be
>>> centered.
>> 
>> Also a matter of equilibrium!
> 
> Speaking of which, the triple display laptop may turn out to be rather
> heavy.


There are no free lunches.


>>> It can't be all that difficult to manufacture for a company
>>> that already does regular laptops - maybe there is some reason they
>>> don't?
>> 
>> Someone may have thought about it, but...
>> 
>>> Seen from the top, the display could either be in this position:
>>> ____.____.____
>>>     |....|
>>>     |____|
>>> 
>>> for personal use,
>>> or in this one:
>>> 
>>>       /\
>>>      /  \
>>>     /____\
>>>     |....|
>>>     |____|
>>> 
>>> to display whatever you'd want to show to other people sitting at the
>>> same table.
>> 
>> You just blew my mind!
> 
> Hope it didn't hurt ;-)


I never said "ouch". *wink*


>> My supervisor has projectors in his offices and he
>> sure could use something like that his laptop. Let's start a business
>> together *grin*
> 
> I'm afraid we'd need a third party in possession of resources <g>


Me... that's one... you... that's two... so, yeah... we need a third party.
Have you got Steve Job's number?


> [paranoia]
>>> Only if you let it :-)
>> 
>> I usually do. Too many times. Maybe Dave will be after me now...
>> 
>> http://schestowitz.com/Weblog/archives/2005/08/30/black-hat-seo/
> 
> Yup, saw that already - clever avoidance of names ;-)
> 
> The key to avoid paranoia is tell yourself to be as ignorant as
> possible I guess - Never assume someone is after you until they
> actually show up on your doorstep. And then offer them coffee or tea -
> ignore the possibility of malice :-)

Thanks for the advice. It helps.

Roy

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