Instructables: exploring - technology - macintosh http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:01:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Functional Mac Pro Mini Tower: 3-D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Mac-Pro-Mini-Tower-3-D-Print/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 05:49:20 PDT
Vinyl Sperm for your Macintosh http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Sperm-for-your-Macintosh/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 19:44:28 PDT
Getting a Kinect working with Processing on a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-a-Kinect-working-with-Processing-on-a-Mac/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 19:21:41 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
Sync Google Contacts with iPhone for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Sync-Google-Contacts-with-iPhone-for-free/
Sync Google Contacts with iPhone for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/PB3L/H6MF3ZXD/FHAPB3LH6MF3ZXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/PB3L/H6MF3ZXD/FHAPB3LH6MF3ZXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/PB3L/H6MF3ZXD/FHAPB3LH6MF3ZXD.SMALL.jpg arv_christos Being an Android geek for a long time I really loved the way my contacts where synced with every new device I used. It was a piece of cake importing my huge contacts list to any android powered device as I only had to write my Google account info to get this done. However, this thing became just a d...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 09:12:05 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
List of Macintosh  Keyboard Shortcuts http://www.instructables.com/id/List-of-Macintosh-Keyboard-Shortcuts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/IX9M/H461WVET/FEIIX9MH461WVET.SMALL.jpg tqwerty I saw Rajiv Priyadarshi's 'ible: List of Windows keyboard shortcuts and as an Apple user myself, I decided that I was going to make one (for Macintosh users) as well. Many of these shortcuts I have never used before, nor was I aware of them, but there are some in here that I find very useful, and I ...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 17:41:08 PDT
Home 9000 - The ULTIMATE Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-9000-The-ULTIMATE-Doorbell/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 22:19:28 PST
Easy Mac Wallpaper Downloader http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mac-Wallpaper-Downloader/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 09:49:51 PST
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
How To Manually Configure IP Address on Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Manually-Configure-IP-Address-on-Mac/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2011 01:05:00 PDT
17" laptop sleeve/case. http://www.instructables.com/id/17-laptop-sleevecase/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SMALL.jpg cambob97 This is a simple sewn laptop case/sleeve I made without any plans.
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 13:30:21 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
Blocking websites (and Ad's) on a Macintosh. http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-someones-favorite-website-on-a-mac/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:03:44 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
Mini Design Studio (2011) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mini-Design-Studio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/Y3R7/GJQEGR85/F3QY3R7GJQEGR85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/Y3R7/GJQEGR85/F3QY3R7GJQEGR85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/Y3R7/GJQEGR85/F3QY3R7GJQEGR85.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse Here is my miniature media design studio. If you are jealous of the blue light then Click here! to learn to make your own.
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 20:27:09 PST
How to Adjust Video Color Manually using iMovie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-Video-Color-Manually-using-iMovie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/DEZX/GI0TDZN6/FKODEZXGI0TDZN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/DEZX/GI0TDZN6/FKODEZXGI0TDZN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/DEZX/GI0TDZN6/FKODEZXGI0TDZN6.SMALL.jpg howtomac On this episode I'm going to show you how to change the color of video using imovie. So the first thing you want to do after you have you have imported you into the imovie timeline is decide where you want your color changes to be. I'm going to spilt this clip up into three portions where I want to ...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:08:06 PST
How to Remove Vocals Using Garageband http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Vocals-Using-Garageband/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/KSF9/GI0TDZLV/FJQKSF9GI0TDZLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/KSF9/GI0TDZLV/FJQKSF9GI0TDZLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/KSF9/GI0TDZLV/FJQKSF9GI0TDZLV.SMALL.jpg howtomac This is a tutorial on how to remove vocals from any track using garage band. Using garageband you can invert the sound inputs of a song and cancel out the vocal. Note this only works for some songs depending on how they were recorded. More info @ my blog bluehousedigital.com  How to Mac
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:03:29 PST
Create Custom Titles in iMovie 09 -- Add Logos and Transparent Images to your Video Projects! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Custom-Titles-in-iMovie-09-Add-Logos-and/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/ICNT/GI0TKD0H/FS7ICNTGI0TKD0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/ICNT/GI0TKD0H/FS7ICNTGI0TKD0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/ICNT/GI0TKD0H/FS7ICNTGI0TKD0H.SMALL.jpg howtomac Want to add custom titles and transparent image layers to your iMovie video projects? This tutorial teaches you how to add png transparent image files to imovie and overlay them over your video. This can be used to add logos and watermarks to further brand your videos. Create Custom Titles in iMovi...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 11:58:27 PST
How to Install plugins for Garageband - Add Audio Unit Filters to Garage band (AU) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-plugins-for-Garageband-Add-Audio-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/85S7/GIH8NAQN/FXY85S7GIH8NAQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/85S7/GIH8NAQN/FXY85S7GIH8NAQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/85S7/GIH8NAQN/FXY85S7GIH8NAQN.SMALL.jpg howtomac This is a video tutorial on installing garage band plugins. These garageband plug ins include a wide variety of audio unit filters. You can download the audio unit filters (AU plugin ) from this website. http://mda.smartelectronix.com/effect... Once you have the dmg file downloaded unzip it and go t...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 11:52:19 PST
PC in a Macintosh Classic Case http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-in-a-Macintosh-Classic-Case/
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 04:00:49 PDT
How to Stream Media To Almost Every Internet Enabled Device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stream-Media-To-Almost-Every-Internet-Enabl/
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Sat, 14 Aug 2010 07:38:38 PDT
Upgrade your original 1984 Macintosh to run OS X Snow Leopard. http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-your-original-1984-Macintosh-to-run-OS-X-S/
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 13:58:47 PST
EL Backlit Apple Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Backlit-Apple-Logo/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2010 15:57:12 PST
Macintosh/Apple Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/MacintoshApple-Tips/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 13:50:47 PST
The Macamp - The personal sound amplification device http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Macamp-The-personal-sound-amplification-devi/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 20:12:17 PST
Apple G4 CUBE Tissue Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-G4-CUBE-Tissue-Box/
Apple G4 CUBE Tissue Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/T6SE/G51GF5KY/FP1T6SEG51GF5KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/T6SE/G51GF5KY/FP1T6SEG51GF5KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/T6SE/G51GF5KY/FP1T6SEG51GF5KY.SMALL.jpg macgeek [Featured in the February 4th Instructables Newsletter!] An oldie but a goodie, Being a macgeek I fell in love with this idea when I saw it in 2001 and I thought I would revive it for the instructable crowd. First you need a Apple Cube Ebay, is your easiest place to find a Apple G4 cube, but for...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:11:00 PST
Cable modifications for iphone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-modifications-for-iphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LWSS/G4JNRG3A/FO5LWSSG4JNRG3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LWSS/G4JNRG3A/FO5LWSSG4JNRG3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/LWSS/G4JNRG3A/FO5LWSSG4JNRG3A.SMALL.jpg conceptualstratagem Three cables are featured in this slide show a USB, headset and audio. The USB cable is modified with a stand, ferrite choke, cord wrapper and tension springs. The headset has a shirt clip, ear pads and a no-tangle sleeve. The audio cable is DIY, made from a headphone extension purchased at the 99ce...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2010 09:01:46 PST
Adding a computer to your car (CarPuter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-computer-to-your-car-CarPuter/
Adding a computer to your car (CarPuter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/71DB/G33OQH5J/FSV71DBG33OQH5J.SMALL.jpg macgeek Check out my NEWEST INSTRUCTABLE a iPhone / Facetime Doorbell security system! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-9000-The-ULTIMATE-Doorbell/ [Featured in the February 7th Newsletter!] I did this project several years ago, and posted it on MP3Car.com I have learned alot about carputing and th...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2009 20:57:22 PST
Washed your white Apple Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Washed-your-white-Apple-Keyboard/
Washed your white Apple Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/3RE8/G145RMEQ/FYU3RE8G145RMEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/3RE8/G145RMEQ/FYU3RE8G145RMEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/3RE8/G145RMEQ/FYU3RE8G145RMEQ.SMALL.jpg clemens94  Your white Apple Keyboard (old generation) is very dirty ? The keys are hard You can disassemble it very easily, and vacuum it in about 20 minutes.After this dust, your keyboard become white again and the keystrock easier.This Instructables is also possible with other keyboards. Disassembling of ...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 10:39:57 PDT
Ball of Death: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Apple Pro Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-of-Death-or-How-I-Learned-to-Stop-Worrying-an/
Ball of Death: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Apple Pro Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/G3EK/G0KQM7W1/FJNG3EKG0KQM7W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/G3EK/G0KQM7W1/FJNG3EKG0KQM7W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/G3EK/G0KQM7W1/FJNG3EKG0KQM7W1.SMALL.jpg macpower  I've always said that since disposing of the "beige box", Apple has always led in the industrial design area. The integration of form and function can't be touched by any other manufacturer in any industry (Porsche comes close). It's a shame to clog up landfills with something attractive and durabl...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:34:43 PDT
How to copy a CD game on a mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-copy-a-CD-game-on-a-mac/
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Wed, 27 May 2009 21:20:55 PDT
Backup Macs to a SAMBA (SMB) Share http://www.instructables.com/id/Backup-Macs-to-a-SAMBA-SMB-Share/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:53:59 PDT
Create a PDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-PDF/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 20:41:50 PDT
Turn an Old Mac Into a Home File Server! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-Mac-Into-a-Home-File-Server/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2009 18:20:01 PDT
Easy Customizing of Apple Mail Stationery http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Customizing-of-Apple-Mail-Stationary/
Easy Customizing of Apple Mail Stationery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/FQGL/FS8O1T8M/F5YFQGLFS8O1T8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/FQGL/FS8O1T8M/F5YFQGLFS8O1T8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/FQGL/FS8O1T8M/F5YFQGLFS8O1T8M.SMALL.jpg LasVegas In this Instructable, I'm going to demonstrate a process to de-gender the Birth Announcement Stationery by adding pink and yellow versions to it. You will need Photoshop or a similar editor to make the graphic changes. It would also behoove you to install Apple's Developer's Tools package from the o...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 15:36:53 PDT
How to upgrade the optical drive from your Powermac G4 Quicksilver 2001/2002 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-upgrade-the-optical-drive-from-your-Powerma/
How to upgrade the optical drive from your Powermac G4 Quicksilver 2001/2002 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SVFT/FRD80ISM/FCISVFTFRD80ISM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SVFT/FRD80ISM/FCISVFTFRD80ISM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SVFT/FRD80ISM/FCISVFTFRD80ISM.SMALL.jpg FixedHDD In this intructable i will show you how to upgrade the ODD and other things from your Powermac G4 Quicksilver 2001/2002.That will only take you a few minutes and it is also recommended for users who aren't so good in upgrading computers.These steps are nearly the same when you wanna upgrade your old...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2009 10:45:34 PST
transplant your clasic single button mac mouse inards http://www.instructables.com/id/transplant-your-clasic-single-button-mac-mouse-ina/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2008 00:51:25 PST
Local Admin Account http://www.instructables.com/id/Local-Admin-Account/
Local Admin Account - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/56MI/FNZAHADC/F3T56MIFNZAHADC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/56MI/FNZAHADC/F3T56MIFNZAHADC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/56MI/FNZAHADC/F3T56MIFNZAHADC.SMALL.jpg vanbo This instructable goes over how to theoretically go about changing the local root password on Mac OS X to gain full admin privileges.This is my first i'ble, so please comment*Hehem. Emphasis on the word comment Why? Me and my friend discovered this while trying to beat the various sysadmins at my...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 19:19:23 PST
Where to Find the 5 Best Mac Apps Available http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-to-Find-the-5-Best-Mac-Apps-Available/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2008 09:07:28 PDT
How to make Windows Vista Or XP Look Like Mac Os X Without Putting Your Computer At Risk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Windows-Vista-Or-XP-Look-Like-Mac-Os-X/
How to make Windows Vista Or XP Look Like Mac Os X Without Putting Your Computer At Risk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/K4A0/FHOI1YRF/F2IK4A0FHOI1YRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/K4A0/FHOI1YRF/F2IK4A0FHOI1YRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/K4A0/FHOI1YRF/F2IK4A0FHOI1YRF.SMALL.jpg laxdude31 There is an easy way to make boring old vista or XP look almost exactly like Mac Os X its really easy come learn how! To download go to http://rocketdock.com Step 1 Download & Install Rocketdock Download and Install Rocketdock for XP Or Vista. And Move all icons into the dock itself. Unlock the ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 20:22:46 PDT
World's Cheapest I2C (I-Squared-C) Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Cheapest-I2C-I-Squared-C-Adapter/
World's Cheapest I2C (I-Squared-C) Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/9ISB/FFAOSLTV/FQW9ISBFFAOSLTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/9ISB/FFAOSLTV/FQW9ISBFFAOSLTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/9ISB/FFAOSLTV/FQW9ISBFFAOSLTV.SMALL.jpg pburgess Make a sensor interface for your computer for under a buck!Update 6/9/08: After exploring several avenues I've concluded there is no practical manner of implementing this technique in Microsoft Windows. This is not petty OS bashing, I've really busted a nut trying! Sorry! Windows users needing I2C c...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2008 02:08:05 PDT
DIY Macbook Air Padded Vinyl Envelope sleeve for less than $10.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Macbook-Air-TM-Padded-Envelope-sle/
DIY Macbook Air Padded Vinyl Envelope sleeve for less than $10.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/8ODM/FCUJWELP/FQ98ODMFCUJWELP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/8ODM/FCUJWELP/FQ98ODMFCUJWELP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/8ODM/FCUJWELP/FQ98ODMFCUJWELP.SMALL.jpg lcohen While you may have dropped anywhere from $1800 to $3200 for a MacBook Air, you may still balk at a $30-$100 sleeve for it. I decided to take a literal approach and try to use a regular retail envelope to house my MacBook Air in safety whilst still maintaing the imagery of the Jobs keynote presentati...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:41:14 PST
Make Your Regular Mac a NetBoot Server! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Regular-Mac-a-NetBoot-Server!/
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Mon, 24 Sep 2007 22:57:37 PDT
How to change Icons for folders (Mac os x) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-Icons-for-folders-Mac-os-x/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2007 20:56:02 PDT
Macpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Macpack/
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Sun, 1 Apr 2007 14:12:38 PDT
Customize your Mac's "Unit Converter" Widget http://www.instructables.com/id/Customize-your-Mac-s-%22Unit-Converter%22-Widget/
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Sun, 21 Jan 2007 02:26:55 PST
Repair your macintosh power cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-your-macintosh-power-cord/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 21:24:51 PDT
Hanging Laptop Digital Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Laptop-Digital-Painting/
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Mon, 10 Apr 2006 21:51:38 PDT
MAC_PAQ http://www.instructables.com/id/MAC-PAQ/
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Mon, 27 Mar 2006 15:18:21 PST