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« on: September 02, 2006, 06:22:05 pm »
So I'm watching the "Dalek" episode of the 2005 series of Doctor Who. And there's this aide who does something odd with his PDA: he expands it.

Close-up comes, and what do I see? One of the silver SL-5XXX Zaurus models.

This episode was set in something like 2020, so I'm guessing that by this time Microsoft has been supplanted by the open-source movement and retro hardware.

Attached are two shots of the close-up. I've also made a mediocre quality MP4 video clip of the short sequence if anyone wants it, but there's not much more revealed than what you're seeing in these images.
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2006, 07:45:08 pm »
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So I'm watching the "Dalek" episode of the 2005 series of Doctor Who. And there's this aide who does something odd with his PDA: he expands it.

Close-up comes, and what do I see? One of the silver SL-5XXX Zaurus models.

This episode was set in something like 2020, so I'm guessing that by this time Microsoft has been supplanted by the open-source movement and retro hardware.

Attached are two shots of the close-up. I've also made a mediocre quality MP4 video clip of the short sequence if anyone wants it, but there's not much more revealed than what you're seeing in these images.
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welll...at least a Z looked like "the Future" to someone
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2006, 09:00:35 pm »
I cant remember where else!

There was a post a few years back about the z in certain movies and was used as a device to do something.  Can anybody remember?
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2006, 08:17:23 am »
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There was a post a few years back about the z in certain movies and was used as a device to do something.  Can anybody remember?
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2006, 08:39:16 pm »
yeah thats the one.  
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Zaurus SL-5500 Sharp Rom 3.13 with steel theme
pretec pocket pc wi fi
ambicom bt2000-cf bluetooth-made in taiwan
simpletech 1gb cf
pny 1gb sd
patriot 2gb
ocz or patriot 4gb sd(failed after 2 weeks)only on z
creative csw-5300 speakers in stereo
DigiLife DDV-1000 for video, Audio, Picture recording playable on the zaurus
Mustek DV4500-video recorder, pictures, voice record on sd for z

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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2006, 07:53:32 pm »
I like the BBC even more than before.
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