Here’s a pretty cool–if somewhat complicated–mod for older-generation Macbooks. Take a 4.3-inch LCD, cannibalize it for parts, cram the display components behind the main display of the laptop, and you can make the Apple logo extremely customizable.
The key is hooking up the LCD to the Macbook’s USB controller, making the small screen turn up as a secondary display on System Preferences. This makes logo customization endless. Do you display a still image through the logo, or make a video play over and over again? Modder Eddie Zarick even suggests making your logo burn! (full details here)
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It’s a bit ironic when you ask your readers to “NEVER TAMPER WITH THESE [ADDCO] SIGNS”, right before you provide detailed instructions on how to basically hack said signs and make them print out whatever suits your fancy. (I bet the promise of learning such illicit info also piques your interest)
An adventurous soul over at jkkmobile decided to put a 32GB solid state drive into the Dell Mini Inspiron 9.
Stay tuned for updates: apparently by disabling on-drive compression, the read-write process can go a lot faster. (jkkmobile.blogspot.com)
That’s right folks! An enterprising member of the eeeuser forums has found a way to give the Asus Eee PC 901 HSDPA.
The instructions, stripped down for the layman, involve opening up the netbook, installing a HSPA or EVDO miniPCI-E card, and setting it up properly in the OS. Now that the cat’s out of the bag, can we expect an add-on kit from Asus? (And how does this mod affect the Eee’s battery life?) While you’re waiting though, feel free to check out the complete how-to here.