The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Thursday, April 13, 2000

It's sooooooooooooo cute!

Some of the techs at Atlantic Internet bought the new IOpeners from Netpliance. Between two of them they managed to snag four of the devices from a CompUSA up in West Palm Beach (the ones in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale being sold out already).

They're neat devices, out of the box and given a tutorial in less than 30 seconds—a true appliance. And tiny.

The devices they got were the “non-modifiable” ones. Which in essence means they expoxied a modified BIOS to the mother board that doesn't boot from a harddrive. The IDE connector was not clipped.

One of the techs was there at the office for hours trying to get the existing software to dial up to Atlantic Internet with little success.

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