Instructables: exploring - technology - laptops - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:07:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your own notebook/laptop skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-notebooklaptop-skin/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:20:58 PST
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-RAM-in-a-laptop-PC-Asus-G60-JX/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:19:46 PDT
Fix a Thinkpad T400's Thermal Issues Once and For All http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Thinkpad-T400s-Thermal-Issues-Once-and-For-/
Fix a Thinkpad T400's Thermal Issues Once and For All - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/IG19/HAWSGW4C/FHUIG19HAWSGW4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/IG19/HAWSGW4C/FHUIG19HAWSGW4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/IG19/HAWSGW4C/FHUIG19HAWSGW4C.SMALL.jpg blazing_grey Thinkpads are great machines. Reliable, repairable, fast, and the best keyboards you'll find on a laptop. But until recently, they've had one terribly fatal flaw: they overheat if you do anything even slightly demanding on them. My personal machine is a Thinkpad T400. It plays a mean game of Minecr...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 18:04:26 PST
Turn off Touchpad on Windows 10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-off-Touchpad-on-Windows-10/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:37:19 PDT
Bedside Wakeup Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Wakeup-Monitor/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:33:58 PST
Replacing an Ultrabook (Asus UX21E) Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-an-Ultrabook-Asus-UX21E-Keyboard/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 22:58:47 PST
Renew Your Laptop Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-Your-Laptop-Battery/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 04:29:34 PST
Improvise your 3g signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvise-your-3g-signal/
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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:44:14 PST
How to replace the screen on a Hp Pavilion dv7 Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-screen-on-a-Hp-Pavilion-dv7-Lap/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:08:46 PST
Replace a Toshiba Satellite laptop keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-Toshiba-Satellite-laptop-keyboard/
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:09:51 PDT
Acer Aspire One (A Guide to Dismantling) http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-Aspire-One-A-Guide-to-Dismantling/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:19:02 PDT
Fix Your Laptop With A Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Laptop-With-A-Hammer/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:25:19 PDT
how to make an AI (Artificial Intelligence) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-an-AI-Artificial-Intelligence/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:14:50 PST
An iPad / Tablet PVC Stand Anyone Can Make! http://www.instructables.com/id/An-iPad-Tablet-PVC-Stand-Anyone-Can-Make/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:43:02 PDT
ICY PAK LAPTOP COOLER!!!! CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/ICY-PAK-LAPTOP-COOLER-CHEAP/
ICY PAK LAPTOP COOLER!!!! CHEAP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/TKNM/FB11L0QZ/FK5TKNMFB11L0QZ.SMALL.jpg dkfa Edited April 6th 2011. Alright. Been a couple of years since I wrote this instructable. So, I'm going to revise it using correct grammar and changing it abit so you can understand it more clearly then when I typed it out when I was 11/12 years old. So anyways, I originally, had my father's laptop th...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 02:01:25 PST
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Overheating-Laptop-And-keep-it-looking-ni/
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SMALL.jpg Dschulz I just got my [new to me] Samsung series 7 chronos laptop less than a week ago, and I was very impressed with it except for one grievance: it was HOT. No, not that kind of hot!Anyway, the fan would ramp up just sitting on the windows desktop, and Minecraft under Windows was fine for about 10 minutes...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 19:24:54 PDT
Bamboo Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Laptop-Cooler/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 19:43:10 PDT
Upgrade your laptop cooling pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-laptop-cooling-pad/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 06:58:50 PST
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/In-line-Laptop-Surge-Protector-with-an-Outlet/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:30:59 PST
Easy Laptop Cooling Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laptop-Cooling-Stand/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 19:30:53 PST
Laptop Cooling Stand from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooling-Stand-from-Scrap/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:50:27 PDT
Sheet metal computer cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-metal-computer-cooler/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:26:12 PDT
Installing an SSD in Your Laptop (and Cloning Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-an-SSD-in-Your-Laptop-and-Cloning-Wind/
Installing an SSD in Your Laptop (and Cloning Windows) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/5LF1/GSMZ7196/F6P5LF1GSMZ7196.SMALL.jpg Gazook Solid State Drives, or SSDs for short, are slowly but certainly taking over the hard disk drives role as the primary storage medium. There are many good reasons to swap your hard drive for an SSD; one is that a new solid state drive is about five times as fast as a hard drive, meaning that your oper...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:40:49 PDT
Toshiba T3200SX Portable Desktop Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Toshiba-T3200SX-Portable-Desktop-Computer/
Toshiba T3200SX Portable Desktop Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/NPRL/HYVDOF9S/FX6NPRLHYVDOF9S.SMALL.jpg cbbassett This instructables will show you how to convert a 1989 Toshiba T3200SX laptop into a modern day portable super desktop computer.Here is a list of things you will need to start this project: Toshiba T3200SX Intel Core i5-3350P Ivy Bridge Quad-Core 3.1GHz (3.3GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 69W Desktop Process...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:50 PDT
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Laptop-Stand-For-Desktop-With-Fans-And-Stuff/
Wood Laptop Stand For Desktop With Fans And Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CQ5/HYMT2414/FNV6CQ5HYMT2414.SMALL.jpg yunrock The idea is use a commercial laptop stand with fans, to build (easy-way) a exclusive stand for particular needs, like seat rightly front the computer. What we need... Stand with Fan(s)Wood sheet (12x32 inch) (30x80 cm) Tape measureCarpenter's squarePencilJig/Saber sawSanding machineDrillScrewdriv...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:16:42 PDT
All in one PC from old laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-one-PC-from-old-laptop/
All in one PC from old laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WDQM/HVW4MZ8D/FUYWDQMHVW4MZ8D.SMALL.jpg kresimir1993 Greetings, this is my first turtorial ever, and my native language isn't English, so sorry if I write something wrong. About turtorial, it will not be step by step turtorial, but rather an idea for somebody who would like to build somethig similar. This is just a prototype version 1.0, not a final p...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:38:32 PDT
Salvage Lithium Ion Batteries from Laptop Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-Lithium-Ion-Batteries-from-Laptop-Batterie/
Salvage Lithium Ion Batteries from Laptop Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/7LA0/HUYBI5RY/F0V7LA0HUYBI5RY.SMALL.jpg amorarun I am always curious to know what is inside any device. Recently I wanted to know about the type of battery inside a laptop’s battery after I have seen a video in YouTube, I believe it’s a video by kipkay about reviving an old laptop’s battery by replacing the lithium ion cells inside.My good friend’...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:42:43 PDT
Build an Arduino-powered, Laser-cut Xbox 360 laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino-powered-Laser-cut-Xbox-360-laptop/
Build an Arduino-powered, Laser-cut Xbox 360 laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ZJUH/HUU1H09I/FC7ZJUHHUU1H09I.SMALL.jpg TechJango Darkmatter is the world's first Open Source Xbox 360* Laptop - its a hardware kit designed to make your Xbox console portable, so that you can play your favorite games any time, any place! 1080p HD screen, capacitive touch controls and all. We successfully crowdfunded Darkmatter via Kickstarter in ...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:45:43 PDT
How to hack into any computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-into-any-computer/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:11:31 PDT
Upgrading RAM in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-RAM-in-your-MacBook-Pro-13-or-15/
Upgrading RAM in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/GK0D/H0OIWS4B/FQNGK0DH0OIWS4B.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz It is becoming increasingly popular to regularly upgrade the RAM (memory) in your Mac laptop to accommodate a constantly growing appetite for web intensive browsing or for running multiple instances of virtual machines. Programs like Excel and Autocad run more smoothly when they have more RAM to wor...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 13:02:13 PDT
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-dead-laptop-into-a-monitor-with-Plexiglas-s/
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SMALL.jpg Damutsch Hi, this is an 'ible on how to turn the LCD panel from a friends fried laptop (cheers Martin :P ) into an external monitor for your home console, blueray-player or just as a second monitor. First things first, this is my first Instructable and the first time I used a rotary tool and Plexiglas!...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:52:46 PST
Old laptop screen into Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-laptop-screen-into-Monitor/
Old laptop screen into Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/WQL6/HNICS2U2/F3GWQL6HNICS2U2.SMALL.jpg augustoerico So, my laptop got old and suddenly stop working. But the LCD was still OK, so, why not make an second monitor of it? Lot of people will tell you it is impossible, but it is not! You just need the right parts (: Refer to this YouTube video for further information: How to turn any laptop screen into ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:39:20 PDT
Laptop To Tablet-pc Conversion W-I-P / Acer Travelpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-To-Tablet-pc-Conversion-W-I-P/
Laptop To Tablet-pc Conversion W-I-P / Acer Travelpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/C3DH/HKZAVUW0/F3PC3DHHKZAVUW0.SMALL.jpg 123cardigan i have been looking for a nice new tablet to work with, access and control my big 8-core server android and ios dont have the productivity suites i want or needso i started looking at windows 8 tabs and to be honest they are all to expensive or not powerful enoughi then thought "hey why not build on...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:53:21 PDT
Convert a laptop IDE Drive to an affordable Compact Flash SSD. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-older-laptop-IDE-Drive-to-an-affordable/
Convert a laptop IDE Drive to an affordable Compact Flash SSD. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/L3XI/HJKC650D/FS5L3XIHJKC650D.SMALL.jpg TheRafMan I have a couple of older laptops that I use to monitor my security cameras within my home, both are Dell models, one is a C400 with a Pentium 3 and the other one is a D600 with a Pentium 4. Both laptops are powered on 24 hours. The P3 is over 12 years old and so far I replaced the hard drive 3 times...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 00:55:33 PDT
The first selfmade and published yoga convertible tablet/ laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-first-self-made-and-published-CONVERTIBLE-TABL/
The first selfmade and published yoga convertible tablet/ laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/UQK1/HIUXAZ50/FZJUQK1HIUXAZ50.SMALL.jpg MoritzB Hello, my name is Moritz Böker and I am a German maker. I want to share my latest project with you: The maybe first self made and published convertible tablet in the internet! A convertible tablet is a sort of notebooks, that you can turn or twist into a tablet pc. You either can use it as an ordina...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 04:11:12 PDT
Repair Your Laptop Power Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Laptop-Power-Cord/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:32:55 PDT
Acer C7 Trackpad Hardware Fix/Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-C7-Trackpad-Hardware-FixHack/
Acer C7 Trackpad Hardware Fix/Hack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SMALL.jpg gravesw This is a simple hardware hack that will void your warranty, but does fix the intermittent trackpad issues. The problem with the trackpad appears to be a lack of proper ground between the user and the machine(possibly compounded with static buildup?).   To check if this is your issue, when the trac...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 18:08:49 PDT
Book into a laptop case http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-into-a-laptop-case/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 16:45:48 PDT
How to Fix a Power Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Power-Adapter/
How to Fix a Power Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3ZK5/HE080MQT/FLW3ZK5HE080MQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3ZK5/HE080MQT/FLW3ZK5HE080MQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3ZK5/HE080MQT/FLW3ZK5HE080MQT.SMALL.jpg StumpChunkman So as much as I enjoy Asus, I am currently incredibly irritated with the power adapter that came with my current eeepc. The front plate of the adapter has always been a bit flimsy, and yesterday when I pulled the adapter out from the wall, the faceplate decided remain embedded in the outlet, while t...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 22:58:33 PST
How to add a USB Fingerprint scanner internally to laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-a-USB-Fingerprint-scanner-internally-to/
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:40:33 PST
Upgrade the hard drive on a MacBook Pro (HDD + SSD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-the-hard-drive-on-a-MacBook-Pro-HDD-SSD/
Upgrade the hard drive on a MacBook Pro (HDD + SSD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/8U2Q/HBNXX4AS/FCW8U2QHBNXX4AS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/8U2Q/HBNXX4AS/FCW8U2QHBNXX4AS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/8U2Q/HBNXX4AS/FCW8U2QHBNXX4AS.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus If the original hard drive on your MacBook Pro is getting a little too full you can replace it with a much larger one pretty easily. After all, hard drives have gotten cheap with 1TB drives available for under $100. If you want to give your aging machine an even bigger boost, I'd strongly suggest o...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:52:44 PST
How to Overclock Your Laptop's Graphics Card http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Overclock-Your-Laptops-Graphics-Card/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 05:05:03 PDT
How to Convert a Laptop LCD into an External Monitor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-Laptop-LCD-into-an-External-Monit/
How to Convert a Laptop LCD into an External Monitor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/P82R/HA4MD6MK/FIKP82RHA4MD6MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/P82R/HA4MD6MK/FIKP82RHA4MD6MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/P82R/HA4MD6MK/FIKP82RHA4MD6MK.SMALL.jpg zerofootprint3 Hello there. This is my first Instructable A while back I was sitting around and wondering what to do with my dead laptop. I knew the mother board was fried but everything else was still in working condition. As a result, I decided to make an external monitor from my dead laptop and proceeded to do...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 03:53:29 PST
How to Clean Laptop Fan and Apply Thermal Paste on CPU and GPU http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Laptop-Fan-and-Apply-Thermal-Paste-on/
How to Clean Laptop Fan and Apply Thermal Paste on CPU and GPU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/Y6QI/H994TFGX/FGZY6QIH994TFGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/Y6QI/H994TFGX/FGZY6QIH994TFGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/Y6QI/H994TFGX/FGZY6QIH994TFGX.SMALL.jpg Analogue-Chick A few weeks ago I experienced a problem with Flash Player causing my laptop to shut down due to overheating as CPU usage spike at the utmost. I noticed the trend about Flash when I turned back on the system and opened a facebook game, especially for Firefox users. I then googled for similar cases an...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:22:30 PST
How to make Laptop USB Light Mini http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Laptop-USB-Light-Mini/
How to make Laptop USB Light Mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/ZGQU/GGBZITAP/FOLZGQUGGBZITAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/ZGQU/GGBZITAP/FOLZGQUGGBZITAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/ZGQU/GGBZITAP/FOLZGQUGGBZITAP.SMALL.jpg hpsaturn I have an old damaged flash drive that I don't want to throw away, what can I do with it? Thinking about the nights my girlfriend was bothered when I had to work at bed with lights on, I decided to bring it to life as a Laptop light. Then here is what I did, How to make a laptop USB Light from reu...
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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:32:40 PST
Installing SSD (Solid State Drive) in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" unibody http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-SSD-Solid-State-Drive-in-your-MacBook/
Installing SSD (Solid State Drive) in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" unibody - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VFBC/H0OJ28FW/F4JVFBCH0OJ28FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VFBC/H0OJ28FW/F4JVFBCH0OJ28FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/VFBC/H0OJ28FW/F4JVFBCH0OJ28FW.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz These days more and more people are switching to using SSD or Solid State Drives in their laptops and you might be thinking about joining them and following the trend. SSD drives have a number advantages over conventional spinning hard drives, the main being their input/output speed. They also don't...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 21:15:51 PDT
DIY Wood-Grain Laptop Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Grain-Laptop-Wrap/
DIY Wood-Grain Laptop Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8Y02/GZUAFBM1/FAG8Y02GZUAFBM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8Y02/GZUAFBM1/FAG8Y02GZUAFBM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/8Y02/GZUAFBM1/FAG8Y02GZUAFBM1.SMALL.jpg JosieFeather A simple tutorial for turning your scratched and dented laptop into a fun and unique statement! Supplies: Wood-Grain Contact paper (found at most dollar stores), x-acto knife, scissors, tracing paper. So, to start, go ahead and power off your laptop and take out the battery so you're free to work ...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:20:55 PDT
Laptop housing mod "DRAGONWARE" http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-housing-mod/
Laptop housing mod "DRAGONWARE" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HDPL/GZLW44WG/FY0HDPLGZLW44WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HDPL/GZLW44WG/FY0HDPLGZLW44WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HDPL/GZLW44WG/FY0HDPLGZLW44WG.SMALL.jpg Tkdwn My old laptop was screaming for a new paint job and the fujitsu-siemens logo was boring, so i made my self a new logo, carved it with my engraving/multipurpose tool and filled the void with some epoxy resin and LED's (light emitting diodes). It was quite a hassle adding the resin, and  keeping it in...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 15:33:19 PST
How to repair HP dv6 notebook power adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-HP-dv6-notebook-power-adapter/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:00:49 PST
netbookbook http://www.instructables.com/id/netbookbook/
netbookbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/FOY6/GSUT14Z9/FLIFOY6GSUT14Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/FOY6/GSUT14Z9/FLIFOY6GSUT14Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/FOY6/GSUT14Z9/FLIFOY6GSUT14Z9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Make an original laptop covering using a discarded hardcover book and a long zipper found at any Dollar Store, you might even have all the materials at home already! I created a book-styled cover for my small netbook and turned my boring computer into a netbookbook! After seeing ChrysN's Wood Kindl...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:13:14 PDT