With a little luck and some excellent timing (and if my recent eBay buyers pay up), I’ll have my brand new sub-notebook just in time for next Thursday’s Harrisburg bloggers / Twitter-users / new media meetup. The MSI Wind goes on sale here in the US at $399 for the Linux (SUSE) version and $499 for the Windows XP version. Look for it at Costco and Best Buy — as well as mail-order via Amazon and friends — starting this Monday 6/16/08.
I’m finally getting around to cleaning out my house. It’s only two garbage cans at a time, as York Waste Disposal doesn’t want to do bulk pickups — even though they’re supposed to — but it’s progress. One of the things I’m going to be doing is clearing out a LOT of old computer parts in various states of working order. I don’t expect to get more than a few bucks for this stuff, but $1 > $0. I just have so much crap that never got unboxed from my move out of Executive House. Now that remodeling has moved out of my master bathroom and into my master bedroom, I’m living out of bedroom #3 at the moment, and this stuff is EVERY-FRIGGING-WHERE.