[sclug] OFFERED (RG1 Uni area) internet.tv

Dickon Hood sclug at splurge.fluff.org
Thu Aug 7 15:10:11 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 21:58:16 +0100, John Stumbles wrote:
: This is going on freecycle but I thought folks here might be interested 
: in this item.

: * Bush internet TV with remote - Uses dial-up connection to Virgin
: (apparently - haven't used it). Remote opens up to (small) QWERTY keyboard

: There's a picture of it at
: 	http://homepage.ntlworld.com/john.stumbles/stuff/
: (URL not guaranteed never to change :-))

: What use anyone might have for it beats me.

I have a sneaking suspicion I know something about these things.  IIRC
they're hideous, RISC OS-based devices, which require some server-side
support to do a lot with.  The browser is probably ANT Fresco, and likely
an old version at that, that just about manages HTML 2.0, probably without

: I suppose the remote might 
: be useful for (slow) text input to some sort of system. Or you could 
: take it with you to the Back Office Beyond on a 2nd Wednesday and 
: pretend it's one of those PDA/mobile phone gizmos that Dickon(?) 
: sports(/used to sport) ;-)

Still do -- wouldn't be without it :-)

Dickon Hood

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