New Laptop

Drool, drool, drool. I've been playing with my new machine for almost 24 hours now. This thing is incredible. 2.2GHz Pentium 4 M processor, 512 MB of Memory, 40GB of hard drive space, and an amazing LCD screen that runs a native resolution of 1920x1200!! I've noticed a couple of quirks that put me off so far. I haven't had much luck with configuring the wireless LAN card to access any access points, at home or in the office. Also, the keyboard doesn't have quite the same "feel" as the old laptop. I'm sure that once I get used to it, I'll like this one too. I felt the same way about the keyboard on the Fujitsu notebook I received for class. I'm used to that one now, and actually think that it's keys feel pretty nice. Maybe I just need to dirty this one up some like the others :-)

The day has been pretty much lost so far. I've spent the entire morning getting all of my development software reinstalled. I'm almost finished now, just a couple more components and I'm ready to resume hacking. Tomorrow I'll be bringing this hot rod up to Zimmer for a field test. I think I might pack my old machine as well, just in case I forgot something.


Jade Mason