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The new smartwatch for Mac

You’re eagerly anticipating the announcement of a new smartwatch for your Mac. Here it is.

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Prototype Clear TAM Trackpad

Thought people might want to see a picture of this. I was passed this from a friend.

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Power Mac G4 (MDD) ATX Power Supply conversion


One dead G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors) power supply. There's nothing visibly wrong that might have been an easy fix, and the PSU is pretty densely packed with a lot of silicon caulk applied to keep components from shifting. Better to start from scratch with an ATX power supply...

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Cinema Display: repairing the DVI connector


I posted a question in the forums about repair of a cinema display 20-inch, whose DVI connector was broken off. I finally have the solution and a working Cinema display again and as promised in the thread I would post the info regarding what color is what pin. So here it is.

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Apple USB keyboard repair


Disassemble and repair an Apple USB keyboard using tinfoil and superglue.

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iBook G4 12 inch Logic Board Issues - The definitive Guide

Chances are that if you're reading this, you have an iBook that isn't working properly. For the last two years, I have been supporting a deployment of 2k plus iBook G4 12 inch computers. If there is an issue that could rear its head on these machines, chances are good that I have found it. I'm going to break this guide up into a few sections - symptom charts, what parts work in what machines, and whether it's worth doing the work yourself.

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Glowing Wallstreet


Modify your PowerBook G3 Wallstreet's case so that light from the LCD will pass through the Apple logo.

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Intel Mac mini: Take Apart Guide (RAM & HD)


This guide describes how to take apart the Intel Mac mini and upgrade the RAM and hard drive.

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Repairing the PowerBook 5300


A design flaw in this PowerBook inevitably leads to a flakey power connector. Learn how to repair it.

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Experiments with the Apple Motion Sensor

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Apple's latest PowerBooks contain a "Sudden Motion Sensor" to prevent damage to the hard drive. Learn how you can use this sensor output to gather data or play games.

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