Instructables: exploring - laptops - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 03:46:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build an Arduino-powered, Laser-cut Xbox 360 laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino-powered-Laser-cut-Xbox-360-laptop/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:45:43 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/
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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/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:39:20 PDT
The first selfmade and published yoga convertible tablet/ laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-first-self-made-and-published-CONVERTIBLE-TABL/
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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
How to Fix a Power Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Power-Adapter/
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 22:58:33 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/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:52:44 PST
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/
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 01:22:30 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
Upgrading RAM in your MacBook Pro 13" or 15" http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-RAM-in-your-MacBook-Pro-13-or-15/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 13:02:13 PDT
DIY Wood-Grain Laptop Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Grain-Laptop-Wrap/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:20:55 PDT
Laptop housing mod "DRAGONWARE" http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-housing-mod/
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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
Painting a laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-laptop/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 12:26:09 PDT
netbookbook http://www.instructables.com/id/netbookbook/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:13:14 PDT
IKEA Style Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Style-Laptop-Stand/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 07:06:07 PDT
Louder volume on Android Asus Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-loud-sound-on-tablet-Asus-Transformer/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 03:15:51 PDT
Portable 12V notebook stand workstation for garage or shop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-notebook-workstation-for-garage-or-sh/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 20:46:37 PDT
How to Stop Your Laptop Overheating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stop-Your-Laptop-Overheating/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 13:43:32 PDT
laptop tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/laptop-tripod/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 17:02:54 PDT
Make Your Own XO Laptop Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-XO-Laptop-Bag/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 15:12:36 PST
Super simple laptop hack for making your CD/DVD drive easier to open. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-laptop-hack-for-making-your-CDDVD-dr/
Super simple laptop hack for making your CD/DVD drive easier to open. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RO14/G68HA11V/FPXRO14G68HA11V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RO14/G68HA11V/FPXRO14G68HA11V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/RO14/G68HA11V/FPXRO14G68HA11V.SMALL.gif inchman  OK, so this isn’t exactly a problem that has plague man since the dawn of time, but it is something that bothers me about laptop CD/DVD drives that is so simple to solve. Here is the problem, to open the CD/DVD drive on most laptops you need to push a button on the right side of the computer that ...
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 22:53:41 PST
Another laptop stand (otro soporte para notebook) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-laptop-stand-otro-soporte-para-notebook/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 07:17:24 PST
Splat!: A Custom Sugru Webcam Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Sugru-Webcam-Mount/
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 00:03:06 PDT
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
Easy Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laptop-Stand/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 13:38:30 PDT
Ethno-Look Laptop Hard Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Ethno-Look-Laptop-Hard-Cover/
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Thu, 27 May 2010 16:34:25 PDT
Use a Bubble-Mailer for a Netbook or Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Bubble-Mailer-for-a-Netbook-or-Laptop-Sleeve/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:02:49 PST
MagSafe for the Rest of Us: A DIY Magnetic Power Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/MagSafe-for-the-Rest-of-Us-A-DIY-Magnetic-Power-A/
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By: Freeload

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Tue, 9 Feb 2010 07:12:16 PST
Everybody Else Is Making A Laptop Stand, So Why Can't I? http://www.instructables.com/id/Everybody-Else-Is-Making-A-Laptop-Stand-So-Why-Ca/
Everybody Else Is Making A Laptop Stand, So Why Can't I? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/M7R3/G33OY69E/FE8M7R3G33OY69E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/M7R3/G33OY69E/FE8M7R3G33OY69E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/M7R3/G33OY69E/FE8M7R3G33OY69E.SMALL.jpg laxap Or how I transformed a tray into a laptop stand. We don't have TV, but we like to lay on a blanket and watch DVDs on the laptop. This laptop stand will insure good stability and air flow. A Laptop, a Blanket, and A Tray So we have a new big laptop (they've become both big and cheap these days)...
By: laxap

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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 17:05:23 PST
Laptop Stand for Your Netbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-for-Your-Netbook/
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By: kathleenhenri

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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 19:37:22 PDT
Laptop Bubble Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Bubble-Stand/
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By: randofo

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Tue, 12 May 2009 16:51:56 PDT
Commodore 64 Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Commodore-64-Laptop/
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By: benheck

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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 15:10:41 PDT
Wave Laptop Stand (Making 3D Shapes in Illustrator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-Laptop-Stand-Making-3D-Shapes-in-Ilustrator/
Wave Laptop Stand (Making 3D Shapes in Illustrator) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/EJJS/FRXWGIMN/F18EJJSFRXWGIMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/EJJS/FRXWGIMN/F18EJJSFRXWGIMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/EJJS/FRXWGIMN/F18EJJSFRXWGIMN.SMALL.jpg nagutron I wanted a nicer laptop stand. I wanted to to make something with a beautiful, organic form. And I work at Instructables, so I have access to an awesome Epilog laser cutter. The shape that you see in the images below is the result. I'm pretty happy with it; it's really pleasing to the eye, and is a...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2009 17:57:55 PST
Make your own notebook/laptop skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-notebooklaptop-skin/
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By: thriftshopmaven

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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:20:58 PST
Banana PC - Custom Laptop Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Banana-PC---Custom-Laptop-Logo/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:24:46 PDT