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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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Cracking Open the Time Capsule


An in-depth look at Apple's Time Capsule: how to get more room for backups, and a cooler, quieter-running Time Capsule with a single upgrade.

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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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Fixing the Epson 'Prints Blank Pages' Problem


A number of Epson inkjet printers suffer from a problem where they eventually print nothing but blank pages, even with new ink tanks. Here's a way to try to fix the problem.

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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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3.5" hard drive on laptop/Mac Mini internal IDE

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Want a cheap way to add storage and speed to a stationary laptop that might not have Firewire or USB 2.0? Disappointed that your Mac mini uses a puny little laptop hard drive? If you've got a desktop hard drive that you'd like to connect to either of these, it's possible with a little work.

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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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Building a Case for the Replica I

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In this detailed tutorial, Larry Nelson explains how to make a traditional-style Replica I case out of Birch and Walnut.

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A quick Mac battery replacement

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Quickly make make a replacement Mac battery.

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Keeping Clean - How to Make Your Mac Look And Feel Good

So you just bought that shiny new, or old, Macintosh and you're wondering how many stickers you can put on it before the sheer weight of the glue makes the case collapse. How many crumbs you can spill in the keyboard before the letter "J" refuses to move. How much dust can collect in your mouse before the little ball actually starts leaving a trail of dirt behind it when you move it.

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