Man uses Linux on a calculator to access the Internet


Have you ever wished you could somewhat make use of your old gadgets again instead of letting them sit around and collect dust? Feel like experimenting around for a little bit to find out? This man has modified his calculator to run the Linux OS and access the Internet, albeit a crude text version of it, but nonetheless, the Internet in its most basic form.

As you see in the background of the video, a calculator doesn’t really have a wide range of connectivity options. He has used a series of workarounds and adapters to plug in his keyboard and connect the calculator to a router. Modifying calculators to do things such as run an operating system isn’t exactly new, but this is an interesting look at how one can use their older or inferior gadgets to at least do some functions that some of the more expensive gadgets can do.