If you’re not one of Apple’s devoted following the iPad means little more than new hardware you won’t use. Tired of being left out in the cold, [Slampana] built himself a Windows 7 tablet.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.06.14 at 09:41
Not willing to settle for 1400×1050 on his Thinkpad, [Lawrence Sheed] set out to upgrade the LCD screen. He ordered a 15″ replacement screen that brought the eye candy up to an impressive 2048×1536 QXGA format.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.05.21 at 06:32
The JooJoo exists. With all of the recent media coverage of the iPad, we’ve had a chance to hear some interesting discussion and heated debates.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.04.09 at 05:14
[Freeload] sent us his custom MagSafe adapter build for laptops. MagSafe for those unaware is Apples (patented) power adapters that prevent damage to laptops when the cord is accidentally yanked from the socket.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.02.17 at 04:34
[Jakob] sent in his method of dealing with broken laptop hinges. Broken hinges are a plague. We have no less than 4 laptops lying around that are beyond repair with broken hinges.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.01.26 at 00:55
This impressive little mod is quite fantastic really. [pakkei] has constructed the Harlequin, a home-made version of the Microsoft courier. This was a stock Dell mini9.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.12.13 at 10:54
Reader [Chad Essley] asked us:
“I’m wondering if the vast knowledge base of HackADay’ers out there might know of some way to turn almost any laptop into a touch screen of some kind.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.12.04 at 08:10
The folks at iFixit must hold some kind of record for fastest-voided warranty. Its been less than 48 hours since Apple unleashed a torrent of new computers and peripherals, and theyve already set upon the new wares like a pack of ravenous, spudger-wielding Velociraptors, photoblogging the splayed entrails for our edutainment.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.10.23 at 14:27
[Viktor's] laptop needed a new battery; he had the trade off between carrying around a cheap but heavy sealed lead acid (SLA) battery, or buying an expensive but light Li-Ion battery.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.09.20 at 09:12
Though not from scratch, [Avbrand] integrated a powerful set of tools into his Subaru station wagon. The system was compiled from off the shelf electronics, such as a Compaq notebook, 3G USB modem, touch screen, and an assortment of other peripherals.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.09.01 at 16:11