[NBLUG/talk] Mouse Server

Lincoln Peters sampln at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 1 11:59:55 PDT 2006

Troy Arnold wrote:
> One last word of advice: living in a college dorm, you better epoxy
> that machine to your desk, or wrap it in chains...

If that's a problem, then maybe a gigantic tower wouldn't be so bad 
after all...

Come to think of it, I seem to remember that the later PowerBooks and 
the new MacBooks have a sudden motion sensor (used to park the hard disk 
in case of a sudden drop) that can be accessed via a generic API.  I 
seem to remember reading somewhere (can't remember exactly where) that 
someone used that sensor to create a burglar alarm.  I think you can 
even arm and disarm the burglar alarm using the included remote control, 
although it probably doesn't amount to much more than security through 
obscurity (anyone with an Apple Remote could disable the alarm, unless 
there was a specific key sequence required).

Lincoln Peters
<sampln at sbcglobal.net>

COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from
a corporation whose president codes in octal.
		-- J. N. Gray

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