Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Thu 31st Jul 2008 17:20 UTC, submitted by jmalasko
Hardware, Embedded Systems For the first time, you can hit your computer and get a meaningful response! Knock some sense into your computer with a Hard Drive Active Protection System-aware kernel, an accelerometer-enabled laptop, and a Perl script. Double tap to lock the screen, and knock in your secret code to unlock. Tap the display lid once to move your mp3 player to the next track. The possibilities are endless.
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Comment by defdog99
by defdog99 on Thu 31st Jul 2008 18:40 UTC
defdog99
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2006-09-06

My old Amiga harddrive used to stick, so I had to slap it every so often...

That would of been annoying when it ran dirOpus or newlist... because of gesture technology.

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RE: Comment by defdog99
by bthylafh on Sat 2nd Aug 2008 01:35 in reply to "Comment by defdog99"
bthylafh Member since:
2006-09-21

I have an old Pentium-90 whose former hard drive (1 GB) would stick after it'd been sitting for a while. I had to smack the case smartly right in front of the drive to make it boot.

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