Category Archives: Laptop DIY

DIY – How to Hack a Floppy Disk Laptop Bag from old Floppy Disks!

DIY - How to Hack a Floppy Disk Laptop Bag from old Floppy Disks!

DIY - How to Hack a Floppy Disk Laptop Bag from old Floppy Disks!

Here’s a fun way to get some velcro and some of your old floppy disks to create a Floppy Disk Laptop Bag.

Nigh on two years ago, I began working on my first floppy disk bag (second picture) and then on my first instructable. Within those two years, the bag has been blogged around the world, won an instructables.com contest and various art awards, been presented in various galleries and the Oregon Museum of Craft, and has even been featured on German public television.

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PS3 Laptop!

PS3 Laptop!

PS3 Laptop!

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PS3 Laptop has always been one of Laptop Pimp’s wishlists.  Here’s another cool laptop with a whole Playstation 3 crammed in it.  Heck, they should sell these instead o

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$20 Mackis Ikea Laptop Stand/Organizer!

$20 Mackis Ikea Laptop Stand/Organizer!

$20 Mackis Ikea Laptop Stand/Organizer!

Here’s a really cool lookin’ IKEA Laptop stand/organizer using IKEA Mackis.

Do you use a creative laptop stand like this?  Then, send your picture to laptoppimp at laptoppimp.com to get it posted here.

I took my 15€/20$ Ikea “Mackis (GER/US)&

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DIY Velcro Power Supply Laptop Stand!

DIY Velcro Power Supply Laptop Stand!

DIY Velcro Power Supply Laptop Stand!

Here’s a simple DIY laptop stand by attaching velcro on your power supply.  I might not advise having the power supply so close to your laptop as it can cause eletromagnetic interference but if you must, this is a good way to keep your laptop cooler.

This guy added Velcro to the bottom of his notebook PC and the edge of the power supply unit to create a simple stand. There are obvious issues with the high

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DIY Laptop Bag with Tail Lights!

DIY Laptop Bag with Tail Lights!

DIY Laptop Bag with Tail Lights!

Here’s a funny DIY laptop bag with tail lights which we guess are really for bikers.

My friend Mike made a lapop/messenger bag with an integrated tail light – When the magnetic snaps are closed it completes the circuit.

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DIY – How to Turn a Broken Laptop into a Mamebook Cocktail!

DIY - How to Turn a Broken Laptop into a Mamebook Cocktail!

Here’s a cool DIY that shows you how to turn an old broken laptop into a Mamebook Cocktail!

I had an old Powerbook G4 with broken hinges that I wanted to find a use for. I eventually decided to turn it into a dedicated MacMame machine. Here you’ll be able to see how it evolves!

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Paintball Sentry Gun Robot Automated via a Laptop!

Paintball Sentry Gun Automated via a Laptop!

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Here’s a fully automated Paintball Sentry Gun Robot, all controlled via a laptop.

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Laptop Hack – Eee PC E-book Reader!

Eee PC E-book Reader!

It looks like someone is trying to convert an Eee PC into an E-book reader.  Fabulous!

Eee PC mods are already nearly as plentiful as actual Eee PC variations these days, and it looks like you can now add one more fairly ambitious one to the mix, with Australian modder Bismar aiming to turn the humble netbook into an e-book reader that he’s dubbed the Tabeee MK 1.

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Acer Aspire One Disassembled!

Acer Aspire One Unboxed and Disassembled

Acer Aspire One gets disaaembled for your viewing pleasures.

Just a recap, the Acer Aspire One is Eee PC’s challenger. It is powered by the Atom 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB SSD. It comes with a 8.9-inch display, built-in 0.3 Megapixel webcam, WIFi and 5-in-1 card reader.

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Asus Eec 900 Hacked with a Touchscreen Interface

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I wouldn’t go this far as modifying my laptops ever (as I have broken 3+ laptops while trying to hack them), here’s a great hack of an Asus Eec 900 with a touchscreen interface.

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