Instructables: exploring - technology - laptop - computer http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:59:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Upgrade Laptop RAM Memory http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Laptop-RAM-Memory/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:10:57 PST
How to Speed Up Your Computer in 7 Easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Speed-Up-Your-Computer-in-7-Easy-Steps/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 19:47:53 PST
Harmless Batch File Prank (Crash a Computer With Paint) http://www.instructables.com/id/Harmless-Batch-File-Prank-Crash-a-Computer-With-Pa/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:39:43 PST
Custom Size/Surface, Ultra-Thin, Non-Slip Mousepad (Gaming/DTP/CAD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-SizeSurface-Ultra-Thin-Non-Slip-Mousepad-Ga/
Custom Size/Surface, Ultra-Thin, Non-Slip Mousepad (Gaming/DTP/CAD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/MJA9/IV0AAE8D/FJ4MJA9IV0AAE8D.SMALL.jpg confu Well, maybe I´m a little picky regarding the surface to mouse around on, but I´m surely not the only one on this planet.My mouse preferences are normally set to "relatively high speed" so I can reach everything on a dual 24" monitor setup with only a little movement of my wrist for efficiency, but I...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:21:07 PDT
Easy Keyboard Shortcuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Keyboard-Shortcuts/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 04:58:51 PDT
Shield your Laptop Screen from the Sun using Household Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Shield-Your-Laptop-Screen-From-the-Sun-Using-House/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:27:29 PDT
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyPi-a-Cheap-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-laptop-Under-8/
KeyPi - A cheap portable Raspberry Pi 3 Laptop under $80 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/298W/IRUGC62K/FY2298WIRUGC62K.SMALL.jpg MichaelO162 ***UPDATE***Hi Everyone! Firstly thank you for all the support and feedback, the community here is awesome :)Here are answers to some questions: Why did you make this?I wanted to make a portable computer that had a full sized keyboard. I felt that this form factor was very compact and most of all ea...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:59:09 PDT
Typing Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Typing-Tips-and-Tricks/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:41:59 PDT
Rare Earth Magnets From Old Hard Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Rare-Earth-Magnets-From-Old-Hard-Drives/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:21:08 PDT
Save Online Fill-In Forms As PDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-Online-Fill-In-Forms-As-PDF/
Save Online Fill-In Forms As PDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HQLH/IP9R9CJO/FG8HQLHIP9R9CJO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HQLH/IP9R9CJO/FG8HQLHIP9R9CJO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/HQLH/IP9R9CJO/FG8HQLHIP9R9CJO.SMALL.jpg Meglymoo87 It's happened to all of us...You're filling in a form online to submit to somewhere important (maybe for school, a job, etc), and when you get done and you're ready to email it....there's no "submit" button! Even worse--to your horror--you find that when you save it, it saves the BLANK form. Oh no! ...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:16:10 PDT
Laptop Backpack Becomes My "Possible Bag" http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Possible-Bag-A-Work-in-Progress/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 08:56:55 PDT
PC portátil (Portable PC) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Portátil-Portable-PC/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:14:25 PDT
I Have Ransom-ware! CryptXXX File Recovery http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Have-Ransom-ware-CryptXXX-File-Recovery/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 06:59:59 PDT
How to Create a Matrix Effect Using Notepad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Matrix-Effect-Using-Notepad/
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Fri, 6 May 2016 13:46:05 PDT
A DIY Laptop Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Laptop-Rack/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:07:48 PDT
How to Find Out the Model Number for Your Computers Hard Drive!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-Out-the-Model-Number-for-Your-Computer/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:22:33 PDT
How to Fix Laptop Overheat in <1 Minute (NO TOOLS!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-PC-Overheat-in-1-Minute-NO-TOOLS/
How to Fix Laptop Overheat in <1 Minute (NO TOOLS!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/WWF5/IMQD8LMF/F6TWWF5IMQD8LMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/WWF5/IMQD8LMF/F6TWWF5IMQD8LMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/WWF5/IMQD8LMF/F6TWWF5IMQD8LMF.SMALL.jpg Meglymoo87 Today I'm going to show you how to save your computer (ie: laptop, Surface, tablet, etc) from overheating while gaming, or just in general. The best part is...you don't need ANY tools or special skills to accomplish it. And it's done in under a minute!Let's jump right into it... Find the Power Opt...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 12:47:23 PDT
The Frankenputer! (Raspberry Pi Laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Frankenputer/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:55:28 PDT
Connecting PC to an HD TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-PC-to-an-HD-TV/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:27:54 PDT
Lego Lunchbox Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lunchbox-Computer/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:49:29 PDT
Ultimate FPS Boosting Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-FPS-Boosting-Guide/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:57:45 PST
Masking fine items before painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Masking-Fine-Items-Before-Painting/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:10:46 PST
Hoe Maak Je Een Bootable USB-stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoe-Maak-Je-Een-Bootable-USB-stick/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:42:55 PST
How to use OLD LAPTOP http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-OLD-LAPTOP/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:02:38 PST
Concept of visual hacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Concept-of-Visual-Hacking/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:34:59 PST
Old Laptop Converted to New Media Center PC! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Laptop-Converted-to-New-Media-Center-PC/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 07:21:20 PST
Laptop Cable Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cable-Management/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:20:13 PST
Laptop LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-LED-Mod/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 14:49:12 PST
External Hard Drive From an Old Internal Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Hard-Drive-From-an-Old-Internal-Hard-Driv/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 07:07:32 PDT
DIY Laptop Cooling Grills http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Cooling-Grills/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 08:43:19 PDT
How to Boot Windows 7 in a USB Drive (Windows PE LiveCD or LiveUSB) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Boot-Windows-7-in-a-USB-Drive-Windows-PE-Li/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 07:27:08 PDT
Raspberry pi Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-Laptop/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:47:45 PDT
How to make your own Ethernet cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Ethernet-cable/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 14:04:51 PDT
How to check ip address on Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-check-ip-address-on-Windows-7/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 06:15:07 PDT
How to change startup programs Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-startup-programs-Windows-7/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:50:54 PDT
How to find mac address on Windows 7 with easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-mac-address-on-Windows-7-with-easy/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:50:52 PDT
Keyboard Hideaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Hideaway/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:10:38 PDT
Power Your Drill With A Computer Power Supply! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Do-With-A-Drill-That-Has-A-Dead-Battery-Ad/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:58:44 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
All in 1 home made computer http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-1-home-made-computer/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:07:08 PDT
DIY External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-External-Hard-Drive/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 10:25:08 PDT
Tablet Second Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Second-Monitor/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:49:44 PDT
How to fix 100% disk usage for Windows 8.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-100-disk-usage-for-Windows-81/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 23:49:24 PDT
How to FIX Laptop Overheat issue insanely http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-FIX-Laptop-Overheat-issue-insanely/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:40:35 PDT
Real life JARVIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-life-JARVIS/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:25:37 PDT
Raspberry Portable Pi Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Portable-Pi-Laptop/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:09:21 PDT
How to revive any Laptop by making a TInkerbook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-revive-any-Laptop-by-making-a-TInkerbook/
How to revive any Laptop by making a TInkerbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JZSG/I7YLH3UE/FGNJZSGI7YLH3UE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JZSG/I7YLH3UE/FGNJZSGI7YLH3UE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/JZSG/I7YLH3UE/FGNJZSGI7YLH3UE.SMALL.jpg MAYER MAKES Hi it´s that Guy from MAYER MAKESI want to adress something the concernes me since the dawn of my Computer-using carreer:In nearly every home there is at least one old PC/ Laptop ,whatever device that nobody uses beacause its old, outdated, or broken.Peoples basic(computational) needs haven´t change...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:21:12 PDT
Easy Benchtop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Benchtop-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:34:47 PDT
All-in-one Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-one-Laptop/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:37:33 PST
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST