Apple makes great computers. They run well, and look fantastic. But like all
computers, they can break down or become less useful over time, though that
doesn't mean the old gear doesn't still have some life in it.
This week we marvel at the workmanship of a Hackintosh netbook, share our thoughts on the best, and worst, Apple laptops and peer pressure Ray into buying an eMate off of eBay. Plus, we wish we all had a sweet name like Papermaster, we just don't want to be sued by Big Blue because of it.
The iPhone dock prides itself in its minimalism. The sleek white design works for a lot of people. For some though, you need a dock that shows just how much you appreciate the man responsible for the iPhone.
A broken PowerBook, an IKEA cabinet, and a guy with an Allen wrench walk into a bar…
Spruce up your next cocktail party by giving your guests the full cocktail bar experience. Blogger Frederic Sebton describes how he turned a regular glass-top IKEA RAMVIK sideboard into a full-blown cocktail arcade cabinet using a busted PowerBook and a bit of elbow grease.
So call up your friends on that new iPhone, turn the lights down low, and plug in Galaga… it’s time to party!
Case modder, Hideo Takano, placed his Mac mini into a custom built case that resembles the Mac Pro tower. The side of the case even opens to reveal the enclosed hard drive. Takano also added a USB port and power button to the front of his mini tower. If you think you have the mad skills to recreate this masterpiece, Takano has posted a how-to to create your own. The original directions are in Japanese, but the power of Google Translate could get a few brave souls on their way. Our favorite translated step: And this is part of the hole in the earth and many offer a table in the front part.