Category Archives: Laptop Fun

DIY – How to Run OS X on your Dell Mini 9 Netbook!

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Here’s a really cool DIY on how to run OS X on your Dell Mini 9 Netbook!  I guess this would be a cheap way of acquiring a MacBook really.

The steps to Leopard-ize the mini are actually quite simple and easy to follow. After you download the slipstreamed ISO and burn the 3.2GB ISO to a DVD you boot up the Dell mini off a external DVD drive (Press 0 (Zero) at the BIOS screen) and installed Leopard as usual.

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Laptop Melted in Oven!

Laptop Melted in Oven!

Laptop Melted in Oven!

Always check your oven before you pre-heat the damn thing.

My buddy Kidd left his laptop in his oven while away – you know, in case of break-in or fire, it’d be safe. We’re all over after grabbing him from the airport, ready to bake some cookies. Preheat the oven to 375, start mixing the ingredients, about ten minutes later, we notice a pretty awful smell. Open the oven door and, surreally enough, there’s a laptop and a backup harddrive staring me in the face.

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Laptop DIY – Customize Laptop Skins for your Notebook!

Customized Laptop Skins for your Notebook!

Customized Laptop Skins for your Notebook!

Schtickers Designer website is a real scheek website where you can upload your own photoshopped image and order a customized laptop skin for your notebook.

The Schtickers Laptop Skin Lab provides all the basic functions necessary for you to upload your own images and add text/graphics.  Above is my poor attempt using a too-small logo.  Make sure to use high-resolution files for the best laptop skins.

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Funny Bush Video on TSA

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Here’s a fun bush video for this weekend. enjoy

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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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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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Connect-A-Desk Lets you Use your Laptop while Standing!

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