The "New Toys" Thread

NecroJoe

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If you go to Wikipedia, it says this:

WebOS, also known as webOS, LG webOS, Open webOS, or HP webOS, is a Linux kernel-based operating system for smart TVs, and formerly a mobile operating system.

The make it sound like the mobile OS was the 2nd thought.
 
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Glad to see webOS living on...even though its on a SmartTV.

Funny enough I still have a few HP touchpads kicking around, though they're rooted to android.
 

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Not jumping to 4K?

I have a 30" 2560x1600 Dell 3011 from a few years back as my primary already. The 24" is my dedicated IRC, Slack, and SSH monitor.
 

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Just ordered this after reading about 3.5mm Bluetooth adapters in the iPhone "Android phone needed (Nexus 5-sized)" thread (yes, I am a compulsive buyer).

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I am currently using a clip-on Bluetooth thingy on my sunvisor, and a 3.5mm cable to get audio in my radio. This will replace both, making for a cleaner setup, plus hardware music control instead of having to try to get a menu on my phone.
 
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Just ordered this after reading about 3.5mm Bluetooth adapters in the iPhone "Android phone needed (Nexus 5-sized)" thread (yes, I am a compulsive buyer).

iClever Himbox HB01



I am currently using a clip-on Bluetooth thingy on my sunvisor, and a 3.5mm cable to get audio in my radio. This will replace both, making for a cleaner setup, plus hardware music control instead of having to try to get a menu on my phone.

Do get back to us with a review.
 

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Do get back to us with a review.

Will do, it might take a while though, the expected delivery date is 2 days after I leave for my next trip... :(
 

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I know! I already had used it in 2012, and deemed it awesome. And now it's 100% mine!
The reason why I didn't go with 650 and 700D is because they didn't justify their increased price with enough new features. WiFi would be sweet, but everything else - I could live without.
 

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Do get back to us with a review.

Will do, it might take a while though, the expected delivery date is 2 days after I leave for my next trip... :(

So, it was delivered today :D

Quick install, sound quality for music is good, controls work great. I no longer hear interference from the car electrical system.

As expected, it turns on and off with the car (being powered through the 12v socket with an included 12v->USB adapter with an extra usb port).

The wire is quite short, meaning I probably won't be able to route the cable internally. But on the upside, I can just pass it along the center console, and it is the perfect length for that. Since it is holding magnetically to a small base stuck on the dash using 3M tape, not routing the wire internally might actually be a good idea, making removal a breeze.

I still need to test pairing with a second phone, and test call quality.

So far, for 38$ including taxes and shipping, it's a great value for the money.

Edit: Received a phone call while driving (albeit at very low speed). Call quality on both sides was good. Still need to test it at higher speeds. Also paired with a second phone. Looks like it can only be paired with one phone at a time (not an issue for me).
 
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For my 18th birthday, Canon 600D! We are going to be the best of friends!
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Nice, have fun with it! Got the same one nearly a year ago. Lots of fun for the money. Although you're probably gonna upgrade from the stock lens soon :p
 

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Decided to try something different after years of nothing but HTCs.
 

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I needed a new laptop fan because my old fan died and my laptop started overheating and shutting itself down. So I decided to go for HP's 720235-001 fan......

....wrapped in a new HP Envy 17-J113TX Touchscreen laptop. :D
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It has a 17.3" full HD touchscreen, 4th gen Intel Core i7-4702MQ Processor, 16Gb RAM and two 1Tb HDDs.
 

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