Wednesday, April 23, 2008

If Someone Comes Across Some Cash...

If someone comes across a great deal of cash or wins the lottery in the next few months-

If at all possible, I would like two of these, please. In return, I'll dedicate a book to you. Or even better yet, I won't write you into the book.

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Anonymous Baroness von Bloggenschtern said...

Not only are these wicked expensive, the necessary hand transplants (with teeny tiny fingers) are not - I repeat, NOT, included at point of purchase. I see a black market opporunity here.

Wed Apr 23, 08:43:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...


If they were around $550, I'd buy one.

Yes, that keyboard wouldn't suit most. I can type fine with a dinky keyboard, I do that already with my cell phone and a full QWERTY keyboard, along with the Windows OS would work wonders so that I wouldn't have to re-type anything.

Wed Apr 23, 08:54:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Bubs said...

Can you get pron on those?

Wed Apr 23, 11:11:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...


It is supposed to be a fully operational Windows computer and not one that uses the scaled-down version of Windows that runs on handheld devices.

So yeah, people will find new ways to get fired from their jobs, though older users will have to squint really, really hard to get, er, results.

Thu Apr 24, 07:15:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Bridget said...

Why 2?

Thu Apr 24, 08:03:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...


One would be strictly for writing, though I should just have one OQO and have a Blackberry Curve 8320 for everything else.

Thu Apr 24, 08:33:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Quin Browne said...

i would fry it in a matter of days.

jus' sayin'.

Thu Apr 24, 09:03:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Bridget said...

No 3G support!

No video!!

@megapixel camera?!

The only thing it has going is WiFi and QWERTY?

I'll keep the HTC. Thanks.

Mhh ... I can't do that href link bit so I can't send you to the Curve 8330. Stuff of dreams

Thu Apr 24, 09:15:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...


You are safe, the OQO doesn't have a camera.


My cell phone company doesn't have 3G in the States and even though they have a few HTC phones, it wouldn't work.

I tried to do a mock-up on how to hyperlink, but it won't except the HTML all broken up like that.

This page has a fairly simple explanation Page Source.

Thu Apr 24, 09:47:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Bridget said...

You're a prince.


Thu Apr 24, 10:12:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Gifted Typist said...

As a typist, I object to these mini Querty keyboards. I agree whole heartedly with the Baroness: the fingers are not supplied to go along with the keyboard.

An there is no bell at the end of the carriage either.


Thu Apr 24, 11:27:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Quin Browne said...


sweetie, i fry ANY electronic product. ipod? lasted 2 months, the genius bar guy said, "i'm not sure what happened, i've never seen one that had problems like this."

i've had six, count 'em, six, handsets from verizon in a year.

my new mac? the one i saved for?

replaced in...are you ready?... a week.

i'm getting an iphone when the 3g generation comes out.

get ready to sell your apple stock, i'm going to destroy them single handed.

Thu Apr 24, 03:14:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...


You are welcome.


At least I can hunt and peck with relative efficency, as opposed to wearing out my thumbs with the cell phone.


My iPod is fried, though that can be attributed to the clock radio which didn't "undock" properly. I've crushed a headset on my last trip to the NYC. I've ruined the connecting bay for the wireless card on my laptop.

I cracked my cell phone (actually, an overzealous door at work did) and holy shit, we are related!

Thu Apr 24, 05:23:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Quin Browne said...


Fri Apr 25, 09:51:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Writeprocrastinator said...

Sister Quin don't you know the time has come

I can't remember the rest of the bit I had thought out, I'm too sleepy.

Fri Apr 25, 03:13:00 PM PDT  

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