Man Turns 25-year-old Cellphone Into PC

Finnish man Jani Pönkkö went to town on his old Mobira handset, which hails from the pre-brick days when cellphones were as big as a small briefcase.

His modifications started with the handset, where he went to town on the thing installing status LEDs, a Wi-Fi card, a sound card and speaker, and topped it all off with a 128 x 182 OLED panel. Below the handset, the main unit is used to house the motherboard, monitor, audio ports and a 32GB SSD – the power and USB cables reach the main unit through the phone’s curly cable.

Check out more pictures at MetkuMods, where Joni fully documented his 40+ hour build. [The Register]


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