So you weren’t impressed by news that hackers had figured out how to gain root access to the Alpha 400 laptop? Well here’s a new hack for you. While the company behind this ubiquitous mini-notebook (also known as the Razorbook 400 and the Trendtac Ultra Mobile PC), has decided to offer an optional WiFi USB dongle instead of built-in wireless capabilities, one Dutch user figured out how to make his outie an innie.
Basically, it looks like there’s an unused USB port on the inside of the unit. So if you disassemble the casing on a USB WiFi dongle and attach it to the USB port and find a good spot in the case (say, next to the display), you don’t have to carry around a spare part just to connect to the internet.
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