Instructables: exploring - laptops http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:19:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inexpensive and Strong Laptop Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-and-Strong-Laptop-Mount/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 06:04:16 PDT
All in one PC from old laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-one-PC-from-old-laptop/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:38:32 PDT
PVC DJ Laptop and Mixer Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-DJ-Laptop-and-Mixer-Stand/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 15:35:38 PDT
how to use a degraded battery laptop ? http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-use-a-degraded-battery-laptop-/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 16:15:33 PDT
Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-3/
Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/67D0/HVLYB3FA/FDD67D0HVLYB3FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/67D0/HVLYB3FA/FDD67D0HVLYB3FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/67D0/HVLYB3FA/FDD67D0HVLYB3FA.SMALL.jpg the_doctor7019 This is a simple laptop stand that is cheap and easy to make it can also be tailored to any size laptop this one is for my 14.0 inch laptop but with the right adjustments can be used for any laptop You will need 1/8in ply wood a 2in by 1in board a skill saw sand paper some small nails ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 11:03:07 PDT
Portable Laptop Stand Made From Business Cards and a Sheet of Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Paper-Laptop-Stand/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:08:14 PDT
Salvage Lithium Ion Batteries from Laptop Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-Lithium-Ion-Batteries-from-Laptop-Batterie/
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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/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:45:43 PDT
ASUS Laptop Screen Hinge Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/ASUS-Laptop-Screen-Hinge-Repair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBUJ/HTUV8KXN/FJNJBUJHTUV8KXN.SMALL.jpg edy My ASUS M51A series laptop LCD screen hinge broke after a few years, which is a well-known issue with this design! The hinge becomes stiff and hard to turn, resulting in increasing pressure and fatigue on the hinge base, which then snaps off. It seems that the hinges are made of some compressed powd...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:38 PDT
Standard for your laptop+Ipad http://www.instructables.com/id/Standard-for-your-laptopIpad/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:58:12 PDT
< 50$ Wall mounted arcade cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/-50-Wall-mounted-arcade-cabinet/
< 50$ Wall mounted arcade cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/OKQT/HSRZGL9H/F4ZOKQTHSRZGL9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/OKQT/HSRZGL9H/F4ZOKQTHSRZGL9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/OKQT/HSRZGL9H/F4ZOKQTHSRZGL9H.SMALL.jpg logikly So I had an old laptop sitting around. To old to handle today's legwork but still able to run an emulator pretty decently. After seeing all these different arcade cabinets (on and off of instructables) I decided to tear it appart and see what I could do with it. So here's what you'll need to build t...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:48:18 PDT
USB Light V 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Light-V-20/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 21:12:51 PST
Really Easy Steampunk Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Steampunk-Laptop/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:22:31 PST
Repairing an overheating laptop by changing existing fan to 12V BLDC fan and improving airflow http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-an-overheating-laptop-by-changing-existi/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:41:07 PST
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
how to raise up your laptop using k'nex rubber tyres to improve air circulation underneath http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-raise-up-your-laptop-using-knex-rubber-tyre/
how to raise up your laptop using k'nex rubber tyres to improve air circulation underneath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/HYHI/HR4SUHTT/F2ZHYHIHR4SUHTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/HYHI/HR4SUHTT/F2ZHYHIHR4SUHTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/HYHI/HR4SUHTT/F2ZHYHIHR4SUHTT.SMALL.jpg scottd1988 hey there guys here is a quick step by step guide on how to improve air circulation on a laptop by simply raising it higher off the desk using  four k'nex tyres this is a very useful trick as i use this method myself and rather pleased with the result it can also provide a better grip to a wooden su...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 15:48:20 PST
Laptop Hacks and Repairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Hacks-and-Repairs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/QNHC/HPWBUM2B/F8PQNHCHPWBUM2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/QNHC/HPWBUM2B/F8PQNHCHPWBUM2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/QNHC/HPWBUM2B/F8PQNHCHPWBUM2B.SMALL.jpg Andre Coetzee Various laptop hacks and repairs to help you save the day. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 03:21:46 PST
Solve Laptop Overheating http://www.instructables.com/id/Solve-Laptop-Overheating/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/GP32/HPWBULWD/FWQGP32HPWBULWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/GP32/HPWBULWD/FWQGP32HPWBULWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/GP32/HPWBULWD/FWQGP32HPWBULWD.SMALL.jpg Andre Coetzee Various methods that can be used to solve your laptop overheating problems. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 03:15:54 PST
upgrading ram in a thinkpad t60 http://www.instructables.com/id/upgrading-ram-in-a-thinkpad-t60/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:14:53 PST
$18 PVC Laptop Stand with Keyboard/Mouse Slot http://www.instructables.com/id/18-PVC-Laptop-Stand-with-KeyboardMouse-Slot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TGUO/HPMVGX3S/FWTTGUOHPMVGX3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TGUO/HPMVGX3S/FWTTGUOHPMVGX3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TGUO/HPMVGX3S/FWTTGUOHPMVGX3S.SMALL.jpg grantT Sometimes I use my desk for the computer and sometimes for other activities that require desk space, so I wanted a laptop stand with a convenient place to stow the keyboard and mouse when they're not in use. I thought about lots of different materials, and I decided to do PVC because it's cheap and...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:12:02 PST
Cheap Way To Cool Down Your Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Way-To-Cool-Down-Your-Laptop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/GAV5/HPJBIHPL/FRSGAV5HPJBIHPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/GAV5/HPJBIHPL/FRSGAV5HPJBIHPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/GAV5/HPJBIHPL/FRSGAV5HPJBIHPL.SMALL.jpg macobt This is the cheapest laptop cooler stand,you use egg carton tray for cooling your laptop also from this egg tray you can make phone holder. Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=macobt My blog:http://macoprojects.blogspot.com Facebook:https://www.face...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 01:31:47 PST
Working microphone from a broken headset http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-microphone-from-a-broken-headset/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/SZDR/HPFZZFV0/FM2SZDRHPFZZFV0.SMALL.jpg funkysod As I have no internal microphone on my ancient laptop, I used a cheap headset when calling VOIP-calls. The headset broke and rather than fixing the very flimsy headset I decided to use the microphone. I think you get the idea from the pictures. I ended up using it wrapped behind my neck. That's the...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:16:23 PST
How to make a number and letter password creator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-number-and-letter-password-creator/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:52:10 PST
Fix a broken macbook mousepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-broken-macbook-mousepad/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:20:27 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
laptopholder http://www.instructables.com/id/laptopholder/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 06:48:01 PDT
Poor Man's Automobile Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Automobile-Laptop-Stand/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:39:50 PDT
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/
How to install RAM in a laptop PC (Asus G60-JX) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2F94/HLZROEUY/FHL2F94HLZROEUY.SMALL.jpg pjahern This is a basic overview on how to access, uninstall, and install RAM (Random Access Memory) cards in a laptop PC. RAM is used as a form of "temporary" memory in your computer. Basically, more RAM = more memory for programs to use =  better multitasking and higher productivity. For this instructable...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:19:46 PDT
Asus EEE PC loose hinges fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Asus-EEE-PC-loose-hinges-fix/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:00:30 PDT
Laptop SSD Fast Boot mSATA/SATA How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-SSD-Fast-Boot-mSATASATA-How-To/
Laptop SSD Fast Boot mSATA/SATA How-To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/263W/HLBR6DJ1/FHT263WHLBR6DJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/263W/HLBR6DJ1/FHT263WHLBR6DJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/263W/HLBR6DJ1/FHT263WHLBR6DJ1.SMALL.jpg andyvich I’m writing this instructable because I found a few guides on the web but nothing complete with all the details. I get loads of info from the internet all the time, so here is me helping pay it forward to someone.  Leave me a comment if this helped you. Some forum posts on this were helpful, but the...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 22:39:41 PDT
Cheap 4WD object Avoiding Robot using four IR proximity sensors... http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-4WD-object-Avoiding-Robot-using-four-IR-prox/
Cheap 4WD object Avoiding Robot using four IR proximity sensors... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/SJ3E/H3Q40KMZ/F6QSJ3EH3Q40KMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/SJ3E/H3Q40KMZ/F6QSJ3EH3Q40KMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/SJ3E/H3Q40KMZ/F6QSJ3EH3Q40KMZ.SMALL.jpg SaurIMX This is a cheap basic four motors, four sensors, programmable 8051 object avoiding robot using breadboad. This robot can also be used as a line following robot just changing the program. I installed two batteries for more power, but it can also be use with a single battery. 7805 is used as a voltage...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 02:11:09 PDT
Laptop Lego webcam/gadget Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Lego-webcamgadget-Mount/
Laptop Lego webcam/gadget Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SMALL.jpg kreator Here's a way to mount a webcam or in my case a speaker to a laptop.the design can be easily altered for the best fit. Supplies gather these Lego pieces in ur favortite colors Extra Parts keep some extra Lego pieces handy in case this design doesn't fit your devices exactly. Okay Lets Get Bu...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 23:37:04 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
Stand for your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-for-your-smartphone/
Stand for your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/GR5E/HKM8WUVJ/F61GR5EHKM8WUVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/GR5E/HKM8WUVJ/F61GR5EHKM8WUVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/GR5E/HKM8WUVJ/F61GR5EHKM8WUVJ.SMALL.jpg jampper How to make your own pretty stylish stand for your smartphone. Very handy if you work on your laptop and just want to watch a stream or something while working. What you need -usb lamp ( or any other bendable works that can be placed near your laptop) -cover for your smartphone -tape or glue ( i ...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 02:32:16 PDT
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Skin-Easy-Cute-Cheap/
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SMALL.jpg diybeauty_queen Tired of the basic look of your laptop? Vinyl skins not fitting in your budget? Whatever your case maybe, I am here to instruct you on how to create your very own laptop skin. You can be as creative as you want with this project and by no means do you have to just settle for what I did. Get crafty w...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:31:54 PDT
DIY Bluetooth MicroPCI Express from cheap £1 USB adapter. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-MicroPCI-Express-from-cheap-1-USB-ad/
DIY Bluetooth MicroPCI Express from cheap £1 USB adapter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/2K39/HKEWQLDQ/FQ42K39HKEWQLDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/2K39/HKEWQLDQ/FQ42K39HKEWQLDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/2K39/HKEWQLDQ/FQ42K39HKEWQLDQ.SMALL.jpg davegsm82 This is my first instructable, It might be useful for other members looking to make their own cheap Bluetooth solution for their laptop. Some people may be thinking, why not just use the dongle in the USB socket instead of going to all this trouble? All I'll say is that I don't think having 'tempo...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:06:35 PDT
Mejorar el enfriamiento en Laptop con SUGRU // Improve cooling laptop with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Mejorar-el-enfriamiento-en-Laptop-con-SUGRU-Im/
Mejorar el enfriamiento en Laptop con SUGRU // Improve cooling laptop with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/4TA6/HK1DES07/FKI4TA6HK1DES07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/4TA6/HK1DES07/FKI4TA6HK1DES07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/4TA6/HK1DES07/FKI4TA6HK1DES07.SMALL.jpg felipe_valero Me encanta la laptop que tengo hoy en día, su diseño es compacto y muy liviano, pero he notado que a pesar de estar en superficies planas, en algunas ocasiones se calienta más de lo que yo quisiera. Es por eso que he pensado en hacerle una inclinación para darle más altura en la parte de atrás para...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 18:19:55 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
An interesting change pc to laptab http://www.instructables.com/id/An-interesting-change-pc-to-laptab/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/D75Q/HJKBPUMQ/FFKD75QHJKBPUMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/D75Q/HJKBPUMQ/FFKD75QHJKBPUMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/D75Q/HJKBPUMQ/FFKD75QHJKBPUMQ.SMALL.jpg yazdanian1  hi The authority of the National Iran In a year of economic pressure I decided. I change the pc to the rocking laptop. and i success Weight laptab about 1 kg lcd monitor is 7" tnks bye
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:31:31 PDT
Replacing notebook rubber feet with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-notebook-rubber-feet-with-Sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/89A4/HJGE8PHV/FRH89A4HJGE8PHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/89A4/HJGE8PHV/FRH89A4HJGE8PHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/89A4/HJGE8PHV/FRH89A4HJGE8PHV.SMALL.jpg hackbp A guy in our hackerspace lost some of those little rubber feet that kept the distance between his notebook and the desk to allow for effective cooling. He used red Sugru to create new ones that stuck to the proper place and kept the notebook in level.
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 02:23:17 PDT
IBM trackpoint joystick with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/IBM-trackpoint-joystick-with-sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6UN0/HJAI2K2S/FN16UN0HJAI2K2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6UN0/HJAI2K2S/FN16UN0HJAI2K2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/6UN0/HJAI2K2S/FN16UN0HJAI2K2S.SMALL.jpg emeryth [This instructable is a result of the 2013 Sugru Build Night at the Warsaw Hackerspace] Many people consider the IBM Trackpoint (found on Thinkpad laptops) to be the best input device in history. By applying a little sugru you can transform it into a joystick for an entirely new control experience...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 15:00:13 PDT
man's world laptop stand made of scaffolding elements http://www.instructables.com/id/mans-world-laptop-stand-made-of-scaffolding-eleme/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/FXNN/HJAHVYGO/FRAFXNNHJAHVYGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/FXNN/HJAHVYGO/FRAFXNNHJAHVYGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/FXNN/HJAHVYGO/FRAFXNNHJAHVYGO.SMALL.jpg coolflame As I lay often in bed and still like to work with my laptop, I realized that my HP desktop replacement notebook is not built to rest on your upper legs. Also it doesn't like to stay on fabric surfaces due to its thermal output. And additionally, it's a heavy weight champion, not easy to handle. Ok. ...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 03:11:36 PDT
The first self made and published CONVERTIBLE TABLET http://www.instructables.com/id/The-first-self-made-and-published-CONVERTIBLE-TABL/
The first self made and published CONVERTIBLE TABLET - 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 or...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 04:11:12 PDT
Easy Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laptop-Cooler/
Easy Laptop Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QM62/HI3TKJAY/FQ1QM62HI3TKJAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QM62/HI3TKJAY/FQ1QM62HI3TKJAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/QM62/HI3TKJAY/FQ1QM62HI3TKJAY.SMALL.jpg cowmanpoke A while back my laptop decided to have a heating problem that resulted in the fan being on most of the time. This should probably be looked at but in the meantime, I made a stand that would allow air to circulate beneath it. There are no moving parts, no power needed, and it's light and portable. I ...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 08:47:10 PDT
Laptop Repair and refurbishment http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Repair-and-refurbishment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GO4X/HHS9SQ8A/F5KGO4XHHS9SQ8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GO4X/HHS9SQ8A/F5KGO4XHHS9SQ8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GO4X/HHS9SQ8A/F5KGO4XHHS9SQ8A.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil Took a donated hp compaq 6710b and restored it to a working condition
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 08:58:54 PDT
DIY Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Stand-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/SF3F/HHS9VJBN/FY9SF3FHHS9VJBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/SF3F/HHS9VJBN/FY9SF3FHHS9VJBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/SF3F/HHS9VJBN/FY9SF3FHHS9VJBN.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sure they are called "laptops" but we use them everywhere! Use these DIY laptop stand projects to build your own laptop stand for every surface! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:58:38 PDT
Shower Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Timer/
Shower Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0VL2/HHS9UGLS/FTL0VL2HHS9UGLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0VL2/HHS9UGLS/FTL0VL2HHS9UGLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/0VL2/HHS9UGLS/FTL0VL2HHS9UGLS.SMALL.jpg saintmeh I had so much fun with the Bath Alert project that I wrote an addon module so it can also be a shower timer!  The laptop senses when you've turned on or off the water and then plays a Youtube of your choice when you've overstayed your intended time in the shower!  This is an addon to the below instr...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 05:09:23 PDT
Repair Your Laptop Power Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Laptop-Power-Cord/
Repair Your Laptop Power Cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Y3U1/HHS9E58J/F7DY3U1HHS9E58J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Y3U1/HHS9E58J/F7DY3U1HHS9E58J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/Y3U1/HHS9E58J/F7DY3U1HHS9E58J.SMALL.jpg EE-Dan After years of being thrown in travel bags, tripped over, and quite literally dragged through the dirt many laptop power cords succumb to the abuse and begin to fray.  Eventually the fraying cord will break apart and no longer power your laptop.  Here's how to rescue your power cord from the landfil...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:32:55 PDT
Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Cooler-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KBNW/HHS9U60C/FKJKBNWHHS9U60C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KBNW/HHS9U60C/FKJKBNWHHS9U60C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KBNW/HHS9U60C/FKJKBNWHHS9U60C.SMALL.jpg kdas_kvs Laptop cooler build from old SMPS parts & wood pieces.
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:22:23 PDT
Macbook stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Macbook-stand-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/M8XJ/HH11NZH7/FHVM8XJHH11NZH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/M8XJ/HH11NZH7/FHVM8XJHH11NZH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/M8XJ/HH11NZH7/FHVM8XJHH11NZH7.SMALL.jpg ajitam All stands out there are just to expensive. So. All you need is: * 2x plexiglass (7x7 cm) * 2x screw stick (I'm not shore what is the name for this) * 8x nuts
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Thu, 23 May 2013 00:12:27 PDT