Instructables: exploring - technology - apple - mac http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:58:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to access screen recorder on Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-access-screen-recorder-on-Mac/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 03:03:48 PST
Super Mac Plus (modern tablet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mac-Plus-modern-tablet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Q7O6/HRWNDVXF/FE8Q7O6HRWNDVXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Q7O6/HRWNDVXF/FE8Q7O6HRWNDVXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/Q7O6/HRWNDVXF/FE8Q7O6HRWNDVXF.SMALL.jpg Harneceros This instructable shows you how to take any smallish 7 or 8 inch tablet and make it into a glorious 1984 supercomputer.  For this effort you will need an old mac plus or other old mac Stuff you will need:  Old Mac New Small Tablet Packaging that came with the tablet or some junk cardboard Power su...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:20:47 PST
MacOS 10.9 Recovery USB http://www.instructables.com/id/MacOS-109-Recovery-USB/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:57:51 PST
How to make a Bukkit server on a Macbook laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bukkit-server-on-a-Macbook-laptop/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:22:22 PDT
Attach a MagSafe 2 adaptor to a MagSafe 1 cable (or never lose your MagSafe 2 adaptor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-a-MagSafe-2-adaptor-to-a-MagSafe-1-cable-or/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 05:01:44 PDT
Refurbish a refurbished MAC mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-refurbished-MAC-mini/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 15:56:37 PDT
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-mini-inside-of-a-Macintosh-SE-retro-old-class/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:11:10 PDT
Mac OS X: Importing photos http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-to-OS-X/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:06:18 PDT
Install Windows 7 on MacBook Pro with Retina Display (rMBP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Windows-7-on-MacBook-Pro-with-Retina-Displ/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:04:03 PST
How to make a Macbook Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Macbook-Tablet/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 05:34:04 PST
Custom Mac Folder Icons in Photoshop Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mac-Folder-Icons-in-Photoshop-Elements/
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 21:40:57 PST
Retro Apple Disk Drive as HDD Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Apple-External-Floppy-Drive-as-a-USB-HD-En/
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:17:50 PDT
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/RAMible-MacBook-Pro-RAM-Upgrade/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:05:28 PDT
How to fix a broken MagSafe Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-MagSafe-power-adapter/
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:25:28 PDT
Retro Wireless Apple Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Wireless-Apple-Mouse/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 08:54:35 PDT
How To Create A Plain Text File On A Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-A-Plain-Text-File-On-A-Mac/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/JHUW/H461XNEG/FKAJHUWH461XNEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/JHUW/H461XNEG/FKAJHUWH461XNEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/JHUW/H461XNEG/FKAJHUWH461XNEG.SMALL.jpg BigNate84 In this video I will show you How-To create a plain text file on a Mac using the Text  Edit application.  This can come in handy if you're creating captions for a YouTube video or writing some kind of computer code.
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 10:35:21 PDT
Basics of Automator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Computer-Read-for-You-and-Greet-Y/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UVSW/H1PISX8L/F31UVSWH1PISX8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UVSW/H1PISX8L/F31UVSWH1PISX8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/UVSW/H1PISX8L/F31UVSWH1PISX8L.SMALL.jpg furball323 This tutorial will show you the basics of Automator though two easy example 'workflows': make your computer read for you, and make your computer greet you at login. Automator is included with all Mac computer's, and requires no programming knowledge whatsoever. So it follows that this tutorial's on...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 20:09:11 PDT
How to do a clean install of OS X Lion, from Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-clean-install-of-OS-X-Lion-from-Lion/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:02:30 PDT
Mac G4 turned into iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-G4-turned-into-iPod-Dock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SMALL.jpg hamsammy I bought a G4 tower intending to move a legacy PC into its case. When this turned out to be more of a hassle than I had intended, I decided to build something that I had always wanted, an iPod dock that didn't sound like garbage. I'd had enough of 1-2" speakers and no power. Being a car audio guy, I...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 20:11:09 PDT
Right-Clicking with a MacBook http://www.instructables.com/id/Right-Clicking-with-a-MacBook/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:07:51 PDT
How to fix a MacBook magsafe Power Adapter/Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-MacBook-magsafe-Power-AdapterSupply/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 03:01:56 PST
How to take owner's password off of a .pdf because you want to copy it. MAC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-owners-password-off-of-a-pdf-because/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 18:02:23 PST
How To Manually Merge Gmail Account With Apple Mail 2.0-3.x http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Manually-Merge-Gmail-Account-With-Apple-Mai/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 09:26:18 PDT
Screen Saver Wallpaper on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Saver-Wallpaper-on-a-Mac/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 14:00:52 PDT
HOW TO: Make your own icons! (Mac) And how to install them! http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-Make-your-own-icons-Mac-And-how-to-inst/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/047M/GT44H4YM/FB1047MGT44H4YM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/047M/GT44H4YM/FB1047MGT44H4YM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/047M/GT44H4YM/FB1047MGT44H4YM.SMALL.jpg chriszep Quick video tutorial on how to use Photoshop and www.iconverticons.com to make your own icons! I dont have a PC to test this on so this tutorial is only for Mac, hope it helps! If you have any questions feel free to ask! The video is a little hard to see at that size so i recommend viewing it on ...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 19:13:44 PDT
Your Own iTunes Controls http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Own-iTunes-Controls/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 08:35:52 PDT
How to make a playlist on iTunes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-playlist-on-iTunes/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 04:50:46 PDT
Applescript Starts iTunes Playlist http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-apple-script-tutorial-1/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 14:34:11 PDT
how to fix "could not restore" itunes error http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-fix-could-not-restore-itunes-error/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2011 01:12:16 PDT
Build an Application in Xcode 2 on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Application-in-Xcode-2-on-a-Mac/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 13:08:55 PDT
How to Install Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard, or Snow Leopard) on a PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Mac-OS-X-Tiger-Leopard-or-Snow-L/
How to Install Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard, or Snow Leopard) on a PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/KT0R/G7DYL8EO/FCPKT0RG7DYL8EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/KT0R/G7DYL8EO/FCPKT0RG7DYL8EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/KT0R/G7DYL8EO/FCPKT0RG7DYL8EO.SMALL.jpg TheOneAndOnlyMissingNo. EDIT: This guide is very outdated and it doesn't exactly go into specifics all that well. By now there are much easier and less time-consuming ways to install Mac OS X on a PC. It will be kept up here for archiving purposes. Hello. Today I will show you how to install Tiger, Leopard, or Snow Leopar...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 01:01:06 PDT
SparkleShare for OSX, a Dropbox alternative http://www.instructables.com/id/SparkleShare-for-OSX-a-Dropbox-alternative/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:15:11 PDT
How to Root your Droid incredible! (Mac) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Root-your-Droid-incredible-Mac/
How to Root your Droid incredible! (Mac) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FEV0/GP7IRX7Q/FXDFEV0GP7IRX7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FEV0/GP7IRX7Q/FXDFEV0GP7IRX7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FEV0/GP7IRX7Q/FXDFEV0GP7IRX7Q.SMALL.jpg houlejeffery In this guide I'll show you a simple way to root your phone. This guide should work with recent HTC android phones. This guide is for Macintosh computers ONLY! Materials Needed: 1. Macintosh Computer 2. Usb sync cable for phone. 3. Rooting software Download the software In order to root. ...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:52:37 PDT
Developing for PICs using a Mac : Friendly UI http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-for-PICs-using-a-Mac/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 08:28:15 PDT
Customizing multitouch gestures in Firefox http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizing-multitouch-gestures-in-Firefox/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 13:05:08 PDT
Blocking websites (and Ad's) on a Macintosh. http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-someones-favorite-website-on-a-mac/
Blocking websites (and Ad's) on a Macintosh. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8RBL/GLWR1JEO/FEG8RBLGLWR1JEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8RBL/GLWR1JEO/FEG8RBLGLWR1JEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/8RBL/GLWR1JEO/FEG8RBLGLWR1JEO.SMALL.jpg ElvenChild Want to block access to a certain website or you want a decent ad blocker on the mac? If so read on. Here are a few reasons why you might wish to do this. 1. so you can play flash games without ads 2. The person who owns said computer is a complete slob addicted to said website. 4. Said website ...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:03:44 PDT
How To Change Your MAC address (Snow Leopard) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-Your-MAC-address-Snow-Leopard/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:17:40 PDT
Macbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Macbot/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 09:00:08 PDT
HOW TO: Add mouse button to Apple Macbook Pro for (almost) FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-Add-mouse-button-to-Apple-Macbook-Pro-for-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/ROTW/GKS0W9SE/F9FROTWGKS0W9SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/ROTW/GKS0W9SE/F9FROTWGKS0W9SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/ROTW/GKS0W9SE/F9FROTWGKS0W9SE.SMALL.jpg chriszep I never liked the idea of not having a standard mouse click button on my new Unibody Macbook Pro, after doing some looking around online I found a great solution. Using an old DVD case and some double stick tape you can easily put a nice looking button on your trackpad, all in less than 10 minutes! ...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 06:09:58 PDT
4.0 and 4.0.1 iOS Easy 2-Step Jailbreak for iPhone/iPod/iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/40-and-401-iOS-Easy-2-Step-Jailbreak-for-iPhone/
4.0 and 4.0.1 iOS Easy 2-Step Jailbreak for iPhone/iPod/iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/IEAG/GJQEMA9D/FQ7IEAGGJQEMA9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/IEAG/GJQEMA9D/FQ7IEAGGJQEMA9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/IEAG/GJQEMA9D/FQ7IEAGGJQEMA9D.SMALL.jpg Ariskis This is the most simple jailbreak of all the firmwares. Items Required: 1. iPhone/iPod/iPad 2. Internet Access Jailbreak!  Simply navigate to www.jailbreakme.com on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Slide to jailbreak, and you're done! This only works on iOS 4 and 4.0.1.
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 12:58:18 PST
How to replace your RAM & HD in a Macbook! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-your-RAM-HD-in-a-Macbook/
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 15:11:07 PST
How to transfer the iTunes library from one PC to another? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transfer-the-iTunes-library-from-one-PC-to-/
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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 14:53:30 PST
Wireless Headphones 3 minute transmitter cut-off fix (mac only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Headphones-3-minute-transmitter-cut-off-f/
Wireless Headphones 3 minute transmitter cut-off fix (mac only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/VXFZ/GIWZLRHS/FE8VXFZGIWZLRHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/VXFZ/GIWZLRHS/FE8VXFZGIWZLRHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/VXFZ/GIWZLRHS/FE8VXFZGIWZLRHS.SMALL.gif dobbler Hi there, I have a pair of Sennheiser TR120 wireless headphones (I've had them a good few years, I think they're called RS120 now) and when there's no signal for 3 minutes, the transmitter cuts off and you get a horrible white noise static through the headphones.. Frequently, I'll fall asleep liste...
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:19:56 PST
Apple Macbook power cord repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-power-cord-repair/
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Sun, 21 Nov 2010 20:31:18 PST
Changing an iMac's HDD http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-an-iMacs-HDD/
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Sun, 24 Oct 2010 23:22:40 PDT
DIY: Shutting down Mac OS X when the system is frozen. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Shutting-down-Mac-OS-X-when-the-system-is-fro/
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 11:47:23 PDT
Mac Terminal Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-Terminal-Tips/
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 11:01:10 PDT
How to print from iwork on an ipad. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-print-from-iwork-on-an-ipad/
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Fri, 2 Jul 2010 20:27:16 PDT
Jailbreak your ipod touch, iPad or iPhone on 3.1.3 firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/Jailbreak-your-ipod-touch-iPad-or-iPhone-on-313/
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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 11:46:00 PDT
Make Your Own $300 Mac: A Mac Built From MacBook Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-300-Mac-A-Mac-Built-From-Macbook-P/
Make Your Own $300 Mac: A Mac Built From MacBook Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/RLVD/GAB5Q4XS/FZ1RLVDGAB5Q4XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/RLVD/GAB5Q4XS/FZ1RLVDGAB5Q4XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/RLVD/GAB5Q4XS/FZ1RLVDGAB5Q4XS.SMALL.jpg cyrozap UPDATE (8/19/2010): You could probably do this a lot easier/quicker by just making an OS X USB drive by making a DMG of the OS X install disk and then restoring that image onto an 8 GB or larger USB drive, but this Instructable is just about how I did it. Some of you may see "Build Your Own Mac" an...
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:54:12 PDT