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Now you can buy a laptop you can actually hack and repair and build yourself! The polar opposite of planned obsolescence!
@cwebber Oh I'm so tempted but it's more expensive than I expected it'd be. x.x
@jfred $1300 is not unusual for laptops though... given the amount of R&D that went into this, seems like an extremely reasonable price!
@cwebber Yeah, that's true. I'm just having a hard time justifying it when I already have so many machines I can use. 😅
Might spring for the DIY one though!
@jfred Compare to a macbook which you can't hack or repair at all :) https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/macbook-pro/13-inch
@cwebber Most of my machines have been $~200 eBay finds though. :P
Admittedly it'll probably be trickier to get repairable ThinkPads going forward, the newer ones aren't so easy to get into I think. And I /do/ really like the individually replaceable batteries the Reform has...
@firstname.lastname@example.org Wooow that is incredibly cool, I hunger for one
That looks glorious!
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