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by crashnburn
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II
Replies: 6
Views: 3885

Re: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II

OK, so I had to buy the ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II today as the previous model stopped working: TrackPoint caps are the same as in the previous model, which means I can use it with the classic dome type. The middle mouse button is still not properly implemented. It fires scroll events when hel...
by crashnburn
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 571
Views: 40649

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

I couldn't agree more and people won't develop critical thinking by watching their TV. Your #1 should have been MSM because that controls the narrative. From that narrative they use fear as a weapon. #0 - Media/ Press..& now Overarching Big Tech.. - Dangerous space.. But Freedom of Press/ Speech - ...
by crashnburn
Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Google's Chrome bloatware revealed
Replies: 19
Views: 5193

Re: Google's Chrome bloatware revealed

Well, then I refer you to my 2nd sentence. Clear ALL cookies daily, or even more often if necessary with ccleaner or equivalent. I'm logged in anywhere between 10 to 20 webforums + mail accounts + personal websites on my computers. Should I still clear cookies daily? Chromium Builds + Last Pass or ...
by crashnburn
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 571
Views: 40649

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

To me what's scary is.. #1 spend on US Budget - Military Lobby Both Eisenhower (R) and JFK (D) warned about the Military Industrial Complex Followed by #2 Spend: A very opaque inefficient Pharma/ Healthcare/ Insurance industry #3 Education spend breakdown making it more unaffordable every year.. due...
by crashnburn
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Why THINKPADS & who's 2nd best ?
Replies: 64
Views: 11066

Re: Why THINKPADS & who's 2nd best ?

MikalE wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:37 am
I usually catch spam very early in the mornings and report it. I missed this.
But truly, maybe this thread needed a revival and a 2020/21 updated comparative - whats a close second NOW? If any?
by crashnburn
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad Compact keyboards (incl TrackPoint II) compared/reviewed + surprises!
Replies: 4
Views: 1889

Re: ThinkPad Compact keyboards (incl TrackPoint II) compared/reviewed + surprises!

Firstly-not sure where to post this as there doesn't seem to be an "accessories" subthread. I posted here because these are 'modern' accessories made between when the xx40 series was released and 2020 models. I hope this is the right place. OK so... As a Christmas gift to myself, I got work to agre...
by crashnburn
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II Pricing Discounts? EPP CPP or Perks at Work?
Replies: 0
Views: 912

ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II Pricing Discounts? EPP CPP or Perks at Work?

ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II Pricing Discounts? EPP CPP or Perks at Work? Wanted to ask for this keyboard if any of these discount / pricing hack is possible? https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/keyboards-and-mice/keyboards/KBD-BO-TrackPoint-KBD-US-English/p/4Y40X49493 Would EPP...
by crashnburn
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ADS panels (maybe by BOE) vs IPS Panels? Tech and/ or User experience commonalities & slight differences?
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: ADS panels (maybe by BOE) vs IPS Panels? Tech and/ or User experience commonalities & slight differences?

Haven't heard of ADS specifically, but a few companies have made variants of IPS and patented them under their own acronym. E.g., PLS, AHVA... They are still IPS at its core, and tend to be just as good, on average, than the recent flavors still marketed under the IPS name. There may be some specif...
by crashnburn
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ADS panels (maybe by BOE) vs IPS Panels? Tech and/ or User experience commonalities & slight differences?
Replies: 3
Views: 960

ADS panels (maybe by BOE) vs IPS Panels? Tech and/ or User experience commonalities & slight differences?

ADS panels (maybe by BOE) vs IPS Panels? Tech and/ or User experience commonalities & slight differences? So I recently came across ADS Panels which I found are a variant of IPS type panel variant made by BOE. Googled and read a bunch but nothing as crisp/ concrete of input as we used to get on TP F...
by crashnburn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: SK-8855 with tpmiddle working on Desktop PC?
Replies: 6
Views: 2680

Re: SK-8855 with tpmiddle working on Desktop PC?

Making Note of this. Lets see what I can do / try in this space. I had no idea about this.
by crashnburn
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Swapping FN and CTRL key on external thinkpad keyboard
Replies: 7
Views: 6853

Re: Swapping FN and CTRL key on external thinkpad keyboard

Simple. The internal keyboard is handled by the embedded controller. The external keyboard has its own controller, in order to send/receive data via the USB ports. There's no way for the embedded controller to communicate with the the external keyboard to enforce the Fn/Ctrl swap. Also the Fn key i...
by crashnburn
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II
Replies: 6
Views: 3885

Re: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II

How is this for use when one needs to work with BT devices?
by crashnburn
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad Ultranav external keyboards (SK-8845/8835/8855)
Replies: 9
Views: 5865

Re: IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad Ultranav external keyboards (SK-8845/8835/8855)

Hi everyone, Thanks a lot for your replies. Since my initial post I have been monitoring ebay/aliexpress/Yahoo auctions/etc for reasonable prices for these models. Both my orders for 8845RC (8845 without the touchpad) on ebay and taobao have been cancelled and refunded. Right now I have made peace ...
by crashnburn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput
Replies: 31
Views: 10588

Re: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput

TTY wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:54 pm
crashnburn wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:17 am
Thought I'd say hello to y'all and chime in with the BEST COMMUNITY EVER :)
Hello :-)
Hola! :D
by crashnburn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput
Replies: 31
Views: 10588

Re: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput

TTY wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:54 pm
crashnburn wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:17 am
Thought I'd say hello to y'all and chime in with the BEST COMMUNITY EVER :)
Hello :-)
Hola! :D
by crashnburn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput
Replies: 31
Views: 10588

Re: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput

TTY wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:54 pm
crashnburn wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:17 am
Thought I'd say hello to y'all and chime in with the BEST COMMUNITY EVER :)
Hello :-)
Hola! :D
by crashnburn
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Now the X61 has USB C Charging too
Replies: 9
Views: 6198

Re: Now the X61 has USB C Charging too

Holy wow! following this.. is this something one could do on other TPs? What other such mods out there?
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: NOT what you want to hear about Thunderbolt
Replies: 11
Views: 4903

Re: NOT what you want to hear about Thunderbolt

Following.

How long till a fix is found?
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: DIY BGA rework station
Replies: 9
Views: 7510

Re: DIY BGA rework station

Following this thread :D
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What a wild ride this has been.
Replies: 36
Views: 20529

Re: What a wild ride this has been.

And you're actually able to start that trip with a new lease on life... :thumbs-UP: Best wishes to you and may the upcoming holidays bring joy to your face once again. Thank you George I'm currently near Houston Texas traveling with my new service dog. His name is Boss dawg and he is an unusually l...
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput
Replies: 31
Views: 10588

Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput

Just missed the TP forums and discussions.. been few years since my last TP went sticky kaput.

Thought I'd say hello to y'all and chime in with the BEST COMMUNITY EVER :)

Hope everyone's well.
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X1C7 - Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen.) - WQHD - 3 Year Premier Warranty
Replies: 1
Views: 1576

Re: FS: X1C7 - Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen.) - WQHD - 3 Year Premier Warranty

This would almost be my dream machine had it not been for lack of Tablet/ Pen and the Euro price hit :D. Good luck on your sale.
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTS: A bunch of old ThinkPad keyboards FREE
Replies: 14
Views: 3231

Re: WTS: A bunch of old ThinkPad keyboards FREE

Quite nice of you to do so. Kudos.

I might have to do some checking on which TPs I have and which match any of these - and if I have any dead then get the PARTS out on the forum for people.
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: IBM USB Keyboard with UltraNav - parts replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 4381

Re: IBM USB Keyboard with UltraNav - parts replacement

People who own or just know this keyboard - it is visually similar to one from a T4x laptop. If it lacks keys or hinges under them, could they be replaced from the laptop keyboard? https://i.imgur.com/JeRx2Lu.jpg? Wow! where did you find this? What price? I got the ones without the Numeric Keypad a...
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad Ultranav external keyboards (SK-8845/8835/8855)
Replies: 9
Views: 5865

Re: IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad Ultranav external keyboards (SK-8845/8835/8855)

Hi all, My apologies in advance if this isn't the right forum for such questions. I'm one of the weird ones who enjoys laptop keyboards with shallow key travel, especially with scissor 'switches' (actually just an enhanced rubber dome with a little cross-arm mechanism to stabilize the keycap) and I...
by crashnburn
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Did any one here or anyone they know buy the ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 (13")?
Replies: 4
Views: 3659

Did any one here or anyone they know buy the ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 (13")?

Did any one here or anyone they know buy the ThinkPad X1 Tablet Gen 3 (13")?

https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/tablets/wi ... 2TP2CP0113

Seems like a dream machine based on Resolution Size and so on.

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