slick bits in computers (WAS: VAXen Rule!)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Aug 9 19:04:38 CDT 2006


On 8/10/2006 at 12:47 AM ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk wrote:

>Alas not any more. Their modern stuff (printers, digital cameras, etc) 
>seems to be cheap and nasty. Probably no worse than anybody elses, but no 
>better either.

I sometimes wonder if the batteries in my HP11C will outlast me.  Bought
the thing when it first came out and, on impulse, about 10 years ago,
replaced the batteries--not because they were flat, just thought it would
be a good idea.

Cheers,
Chuck






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