On Tue, 20 Nov 2001 12:26:10 +0000
"John P. Looney" <john at antefacto.com> wrote:
| Not really. Why not go the whole hog;
| A box with decent 3D that you could play TuxRacer on
| A box with decent audio so you could play CDs of MP3/OGGs
| A box with reasonably CPU so you could watch a DIVX encoded movie on a
| DVD RAM/CDROM
| A box that's got an RJ45 socket & modem, so it's your dial up router
| A box that's solid state so you don't notice if it's left on all the
| A box with a voice modem that can accept voicemails/faxes
| A box with a TV tuner so it's a digital video recorder (spin up the
| hard disk when recording/playing, then turn it off again)
| That's useful. I'd buy that for a euro.
A box with a modem that has working Irish caller ID so you can rig it
to look up the calling number and display the caller's name (and then
optionally punt them to voicemail).
Of course then we'd need to identify such a modem, and I don't think
we've managed that yet. Anyone, anyone?
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