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    I had been drooling over this type of devices for years, with the dream of being able to do quick work anywhere, be it on the train, the couch, etc. Always have a tiny laptop handy that can do everything a normal laptop can.

    Then I got a Pinephone with the keyboard case, which promised to be exactly that. But I did not use it for long. Aside from the fact that it was massively underpowered, the form factor was not good either. It is simply not good for your posture to use this for an extended period of time. I got a stiff neck and shoulders pretty quickly, accompanied with RSI-like symptoms in my hands and fingers.

    In hindsight this is obvious, of course. That’s what you get with such a small keyboard and screen. But if I am only going to use it for simple commands and notes then… I can better just use my Android phone with termux that I already am carrying around. After that experience tiny laptops completely lost their appeal for me.

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      Being underpowered is the main concern for me. Otherwise, I don’t even consider this as a contender for the main work device. I see it as a crossover of a novelty toy and and an emergency response device. For that it needs to be small, light, and not freeze when there’s an ssh session open along a few tabs in a browser.

      I was tempted by a few devices before but reviews always shown that they were slow.

      I don’t hold my breath this will tick both boxes. But it might be ticking the novelty box really hard so I’m still kinda excited.

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        But I did not use it for long. Aside from the fact that is was massively underpowered, the form factor was not good either. It is simply not good for your posture to use this for an extended period of time.

        You might like this fellow crustacean’s setup: https://www.reddit.com/r/ErgoMobileComputers/comments/s6kgv2/split_keyboard_raised_iphone_writing_setup/

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        I don’t really need one, but I really do want one.

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          Same here, I just suspect that it will be far too expensive to be reasonable for me.

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          Extreme 90s anime vibe.

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            We over-emphasize how much pink there was in 90s anime.

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            This seems like a perfect dumb terminal. It would work perfectly with an external keyboard and a 4K screen connected. Now only if the price would be more reasonable. We’ll see.

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              no headphone jack

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                Courage ;)