we're frustrated by how janky the support for everything appears to be. the default OS feels like a house of shitty cards, where sneezing on anything too hard will cause you to lose basic functionality.
guess that's just how it be with hardware vendors these days. hope it doesn't take too much longer for the community to pound every last secret out of this chip.
browsers are almost a lost cause out-of-the box. firefox launches, loads all the new-tab ads and other assorted garbage, and then promptly crashes, every single time
chrome works okay until you try to open any settings, at which point you get "aw, snap!"
and even if it did work, it would still be chrome
all we really want to run on this is something fairly minimal, like Void or something, but we also do need the USB ports, wifi, bluetooth, audio output, and display to work. hardware accelerated GUI/video is a low priority compared to that.
also, we will be considerably saner if closing the lid could actually put it in suspend mode, but by this point in our life, we're basically resigned to the fact that we will never quite be able to relax
@diodelass the subtle flavour of a tech professional's personal despair at the lack of acceptably good tech is presented eloquently and succinctly here.
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