Just look at that would you. Take a moment to admire the mechanical overkill of the pull-out Ethernet jack on this “new” Fujitsu laptop. It doesn’t matter which Fujitsu laptop because the computer’s not important, and Fujitsu has been doing this for years. What matters is that we pay our final respects to this marvel of excessive engineering before it disappears completely under a tsunami of Wi-Fis, or, you know, breaks.

Steve Paine

Pull out Ethernet jack on the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 from 2013.

The Ethernet jack went semi-viral recently after Twitter user decryption tweeted out photos of the “crazy origami port.” The internet was quick to point out similar feats of engineering around the RJ45 plug.

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/12/8/16750574/pop-out-ethernet-jack

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