Instructables: exploring - technology - apple - mac http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:25:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Mac Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mac-Prank/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:15:59 PDT
MacBook (USB Type C) Windows 10 Install http://www.instructables.com/id/MacBook-USB-Type-C-Windows-10-Install/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 14:18:25 PDT
Customise Apple logo for Macbooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Customise-Apple-logo-for-Macbooks/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:08:06 PDT
Polished Mac Mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Polished-Mac-Mini/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:24:15 PDT
How To Customize Your Mac OS X Yosemite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Mac-OS-X-Yosemite/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:22:01 PDT
How to speed up your mac, boot time on Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-speed-up-your-mac-boot-time-on-Mac-OSX-1010/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 07:31:45 PDT
How to setup, configure new Mac and transfer data from old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-setup-configure-new-Mac-and-transfer-data-f/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 07:31:34 PDT
How to Format or Partition a Drive in Mac OS X http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Format-or-Partition-a-Drive-in-Mac-OS-X/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 03:41:49 PDT
How to backup your Mac using Time Machine on OS X 10.10 Yosemite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-backup-your-Mac-using-Time-Machine-on-OS-X-/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:48:44 PDT
How to Install and Configure Plex Server, Home Theater on Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-and-Configure-Plex-Server-Home-Thea/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:09:47 PDT
Twitch streaming from OS X with an nVidia Shield Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitch-streaming-from-OS-X/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 13:04:57 PDT
Make an iOS App with Swift http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-iOS-App-with-Swift/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:14:04 PDT
Quick and Dirty Guide to Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Guide-to-Mac/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:37:54 PST
Restore DMG to SD Card - MAC OS X http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-DMG-to-SD-Card-MAC-OS-X/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:22:09 PST
Configuring a Mac for an always-on operation http://www.instructables.com/id/Configuring-a-Mac-for-an-always-on-operation/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:14:40 PST
How to get an ASCII Star Wars movie on Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-ASCII-Star-Wars-movie-on-Mac/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:37:34 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Repair Macbook Unibody Vol. 1 Replacing RAM http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Macbook-Unibody-Vol-1-Replacing-RAM/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:42:46 PDT
JARVIS type voice commands on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/JARVIS-type-voice-commands-on-a-Mac/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:38:49 PDT
How To Make A Screen Recording On Your Mac Laptop/Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Screen-Recording-On-Your-Mac-LaptopC/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 15:33:57 PDT
Some Simple OS X Command Line Tools For Everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-Simple-OS-X-Command-Line-Tools-For-Everyone/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 09:28:14 PDT
Install and Configure HADOOP on OsX http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-and-Configure-HADOOP-on-OsX/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 10:24:46 PDT
Install Homebrew & MongoDB on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Homebrew-MongoDB-on-a-Mac/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 05:19:04 PDT
How to Customize and Password-Protect Your External Media Storage Device on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Customize-and-Password-Protect-Your-Externa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CHUA/HURHQEA3/FKBCHUAHURHQEA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CHUA/HURHQEA3/FKBCHUAHURHQEA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/CHUA/HURHQEA3/FKBCHUAHURHQEA3.SMALL.jpg ccohn This tutorial will teach you how to password-protect your external storage device on an Apple computer as well as customize the name and icon as it appear on the desktop. This is a 14-step screencast.
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Sun, 4 May 2014 14:47:25 PDT
The easiest way to NOT upgrade to MAVERICKS http://www.instructables.com/id/OS-X-Mavericks-Upgrade-Refusal/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:41:59 PDT
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/
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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/
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7HGD/HY7T91VX/FJJ7HGDHY7T91VX.SMALL.jpg travderose I mounted an iPad mini inside of an old retro Macintosh SE. I also included a small pair of computer speakers. I had seen other projects similar to this but they all used a regular iPad which I think is too big because the edges are cut off, and they were also docks for the iPad. There was a big s...
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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/
Mac OS X: Importing photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/EJJO/HEI4FUIZ/FBGEJJOHEI4FUIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/EJJO/HEI4FUIZ/FBGEJJOHEI4FUIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/EJJO/HEI4FUIZ/FBGEJJOHEI4FUIZ.SMALL.jpg isuengl314 A quick guide to uploading photos from your camera to any Mac OS X computer Connect your camera to your computer. Simply insert your SD card into or connect your camera via USB cord to your computer.  Be sure to give it a moment to detect your camera or SD card. It may need to install drivers, ...
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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/
Install Windows 7 on MacBook Pro with Retina Display (rMBP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DJWI/HD4VF26B/FFVDJWIHD4VF26B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DJWI/HD4VF26B/FFVDJWIHD4VF26B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DJWI/HD4VF26B/FFVDJWIHD4VF26B.SMALL.jpg zcguo Mac OS X is no doubt an ultimate OS but when it comes to gaming and other software, Windows is the most widely supported platform. So for those who have MacBook Pro Retina and wants to enjoy the latest games at 2880 x 1800 resolution gaming, you can install Microsoft Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Retina ...
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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/
How to make a Macbook Tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/1H3Q/HA4MKFZS/FTL1H3QHA4MKFZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/1H3Q/HA4MKFZS/FTL1H3QHA4MKFZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/1H3Q/HA4MKFZS/FTL1H3QHA4MKFZS.SMALL.jpg MrQuiffster iPad too small or too locked-down for you? Build your own Mac Tablet! There are three excellent Mac Tablet builds on Instructables already, so what sets my build apart from the crowd? - The build is self-contained within the original Macbook body. - Instead of using a Wacom tablet such as c4l3b or ...
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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/
Custom Mac Folder Icons in Photoshop Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZTHG/HA5M7228/F8GZTHGHA5M7228.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZTHG/HA5M7228/F8GZTHGHA5M7228.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ZTHG/HA5M7228/F8GZTHGHA5M7228.SMALL.jpg sjroth I always loved the style of the folders on a Mac, such as the downloads, documents, movies, or photos folders. However, I had so many folders that all looked the same, and were often hard to recognize, so I wondered if there was a way to make a custom folder icon that still looked like the original ...
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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/
Retro Apple Disk Drive as HDD Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/ENHK/H7432B2O/FQ2ENHKH7432B2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/ENHK/H7432B2O/FQ2ENHKH7432B2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/ENHK/H7432B2O/FQ2ENHKH7432B2O.SMALL.jpg johnfixesstuff Fun update: this instructable was featured on lifehacker.com here. The Inspiration: I had this old Apple 800K External drive (Model No. M0131, P/N 825-1174-A) laying around and it dawned on me that it was about the same size as my Lacie External USB 2.0 HDD (Model 301103U) so I thought I'd try com...
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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/
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SMALL.jpg jbleazy My early 2011 MacBook Pro only came with 4GB of RAM.  For most people, 4GB is plenty of memory, but I am running AutoDesk Inventor in Boot Camp, and it takes up a bunch of RAM.  I decided to do some research on the best way to increase my memory for the least amount of money possible while keeping m...
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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/
How to fix a broken MagSafe Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7X5O/H6734WHC/F8Q7X5OH6734WHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7X5O/H6734WHC/F8Q7X5OH6734WHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7X5O/H6734WHC/F8Q7X5OH6734WHC.SMALL.jpg harrybridge15 The most common failure of a MagSafe power adapter is when the insulation around the chord, through repeated movement and stress, breaks and exposes the wire inside, which, in turn breaks and then you have a useless charger and apple want you to shell out  £65 for a new one. The main wire that break...
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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/
Retro Wireless Apple Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4LWE/H5TUCB38/FT24LWEH5TUCB38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4LWE/H5TUCB38/FT24LWEH5TUCB38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/4LWE/H5TUCB38/FT24LWEH5TUCB38.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker It's been a while since we created our last Instructable but we're back! In this guide, you'll learn how to put an old wired Apple ADB mouse to good use with upgraded wireless capabilities! Don't forget vote for us in the Fix & Improve it Contest and to visit our blog: http://www.unconventionalhacke...
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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/
How to do a clean install of OS X Lion, from Lion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/RP0X/H143LP98/FFBRP0XH143LP98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/RP0X/H143LP98/FFBRP0XH143LP98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/RP0X/H143LP98/FFBRP0XH143LP98.SMALL.jpg spikemp You're probably in a similar situation as me. My hard drive was cluttered with a load of crap I didn't want, so I wanted to start again. I moved all my vital files onto a usb drive, then got stuck finding a way to do a clean install of Lion, from within Lion. So, here's how. You will need: - A Mac ...
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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/
Mac G4 turned into iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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/
Right-Clicking with a MacBook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/2D0A/H0Z1PLNR/FUB2D0AH0Z1PLNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/2D0A/H0Z1PLNR/FUB2D0AH0Z1PLNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/2D0A/H0Z1PLNR/FUB2D0AH0Z1PLNR.SMALL.jpg Pettrocity The Apple MacBook is one of the great marvels of the modern age. They can manipulate images, create documents, and preform well, all while still looking good. However, the first time I used the MacBook, I noticed one thing: There was no way to right-click without the use of a third-party mouse. This...
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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/
How to fix a MacBook magsafe Power Adapter/Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/GW1V/GWF5TTF5/F66GW1VGWF5TTF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/GW1V/GWF5TTF5/F66GW1VGWF5TTF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/GW1V/GWF5TTF5/F66GW1VGWF5TTF5.SMALL.jpg fhortopan wire's getting hot and your adapter should be used to cook some eggs? OK! it's time to fix the power cord and make it immediately 'cos your batteries are out of charge uh? Just some tape, a flat destroyable surface and a good knife. Yes, a good knife. Opening using a hand for maintaining the adap...
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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/
How to take owner's password off of a .pdf because you want to copy it. MAC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U16A/GVO9D0IP/FAZU16AGVO9D0IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U16A/GVO9D0IP/FAZU16AGVO9D0IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U16A/GVO9D0IP/FAZU16AGVO9D0IP.SMALL.jpg jtadelman Hi, this tutorial will teach you how to take the owner's password off of a locked .pdf on a Mac. This is hit and miss, as I was making this tutorial the .pdf I made with the passwords deleted itself... but I had two other .pdf's that I bought and wanted to save as .png to use on a laser cutting mac...
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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/
How To Manually Merge Gmail Account With Apple Mail 2.0-3.x - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/MF9H/GTGCZPL0/F7FMF9HGTGCZPL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/MF9H/GTGCZPL0/F7FMF9HGTGCZPL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/MF9H/GTGCZPL0/F7FMF9HGTGCZPL0.SMALL.jpg EngUA313 This tutorial will instruct those with basic computer skills how to merge their Gmail account into Apple Mail 2.0-3.x in 10-15 minutes. YOU WILL NEED: -an Apple computer with Apple Mail 2.0-3.x -an Internet connection. -an existing Gmail account. HOW TO CHECK IF YOU HAVE THE CORRECT VERSION OF AP...
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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/
Screen Saver Wallpaper on a Mac - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ZGT7/GT9UA1QL/F7GZGT7GT9UA1QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ZGT7/GT9UA1QL/F7GZGT7GT9UA1QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/ZGT7/GT9UA1QL/F7GZGT7GT9UA1QL.SMALL.jpg gl0rious in this Instructable, i will show you how to give your mac a screensaver instead of a wallpaper. setup first, you go to Finderapplicationsutilitiesterminal. once you have a terminal window open, go back to finder WITHOUT CLOSING THE WINDOW and open system preferences and set your screensaver to t...
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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