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Tag: Macintosh

LEGO Macintosh: The Only Time I Want to See My Apple Bricked

LEGO Macintosh: The Only Time I Want to See My Apple Bricked
Ah, the original Macintosh computer. It was an amazing machine to have in your home, especially when most of the other available computers were a bit more complex to use. The Macintosh made things easier, with its graphical user interface, and apps like MacPaint and MacWrite.

Mac Mini Apple ][ Disk Drive Hits the Auction Block

Mac Mini Apple ][ Disk Drive Hits the Auction Block
Remember the Mac Mini that was modded into an old Apple ][ Disk Drive a couple of years back? Well, the modder behind the build has now put it up for sale on eBay, to make room for other projects.

The iPhone 4 Legacy Case: Retro Macintosh Goodness

The iPhone 4 Legacy Case: Retro Macintosh Goodness
Have you ever wanted to make your iPhone look like an old Mac? Well this retro case for your iPhone makes it look like a classic Macintosh computer. It’s actually a case, with a vinyl skin for the front, so it actually would offer some protection for your iPhone.

Cover Turns iPad 2 into Original Macintosh

Cover Turns iPad 2 into Original Macintosh
I’m not sure what the fascination is with covers that make new gadgets look like old ones, but here’s another one. Now you can make your iPad look like an original Macintosh computer from the mid 1980s.

Steve Jobs + Lloyd Dobler = Steve Jobler?

Steve Jobs + Lloyd Dobler = Steve Jobler?
Say Anything is by no means a timeless classic, although it’s most popular scene has become a staple of pop culture. Now even geeks are putting it into their own context:

Kid Chameleon’s Mac Plus DJ Helmet

Kid Chameleon’s Mac Plus DJ Helmet
DJs are always looking for ways to make their sets unique. I know. I was a techno DJ a few years ago, and you’re always looking for something new. How about making your own DJ helmet, just like those Daft Punk boys?

Classic Mac Icon Prints Need Beige Frames

Classic Mac Icon Prints Need Beige Frames
Designer and iconographer Susan Kare made some of the icons that appeared on the original Macintosh personal computer. Her limited edition icon prints make for a unique gift for the long-time Apple fan.

Rare Transparent Macintosh Se Hits Ebay: Get Out Your Checkbooks, Mac Fans

Rare Transparent Macintosh Se Hits Ebay: Get Out Your Checkbooks, Mac Fans
For some reason, I always thought the first transparent computer Apple ever made was the original Bondi blue iMac. Well, it turns out that back in the late 1980s, a handful of Mac SE computers were made without any pigmentation, so you could see clear through them.

Mac Classic Makes Perfect Dock for iPad

Mac Classic Makes Perfect Dock for iPad
In what could be one of the coolest mods I’ve seen in a long time, this Japanese modder took an old Macintosh classic and turned it into the best iPad docking station you’ll ever see. While the concept is simple, it’s the execution that’s just so perfect.

Mac Fans: Put an Eddy Award in Your Own Trophy Case

Mac Fans: Put an Eddy Award in Your Own Trophy Case
If you’re a big Mac fanatic, you might want to check out this item I stumbled onto over at eBay today. It’s an authentic “Eddy” award statue, originally presented by MacUser Magazine (more recently given out by Macworld).

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card

Hey N00b, Here’S How You Install Os X on an Sd Card
Macworld Senior Editor Roman Loyola posted a video guide showing how one can install Apple’s OS X Leopard on an SD card. The new Macbook Pros (save for the 17-in) come with an SD card slot, so you can install apps on the SD card and boot from it if for instance you want to perform repairs on the internal hard drive.

Color Your Mac Mini With Custom Anodizing

Color Your Mac Mini With Custom Anodizing
Looking to add a splash of color to your Mac Mini without losing the aluminum finish? Well here’s a new way to add a serious splash of color to your Mini. The guys over at Computer Choppers are now offering a custom Mac Mini anodizing service, letting you really give your computer a new look.

Hackintosh Jr. Casemod: the Power to Crush the Other Kids

Hackintosh Jr. Casemod: the Power to Crush the Other Kids
Want a small Mac, but like the look of the beefy aluminum Mac Pro tower? Too impatient to wait for Apple to make a metal Mac Mini, this one modder decided to craft his own. While not running on official Apple hardware, the Hackintosh Jr.

Modder Crams G4 Cube Mac Into Mac Plus

Modder Crams G4 Cube Mac Into Mac Plus
Got an old Macintosh or Mac Plus lying around? There’s got to be something better to do with it than turn it into an aquarium, right? That’s what this enterprising modder did when he managed to cram the guts of a Mac G4 Cube into his trusty old Mac Plus, replacing the old B&W CRT with a modern color LCD monitor, as well as the ability to run Mac OS X.

Classic iMac + Vhs Deck = Ivhs [Casemod]

Classic iMac + Vhs Deck = Ivhs [Casemod]
Back in its day, the design of the classic iMac was pretty groundbreaking. Sure, by today’s standards, the original iMac was a little bulbous, but did it really deserve this punishment? The mutant offspring of an old G3 iMac and a VHS deck, Cory Baker’s iVHS casemod is one of the ugliest Mac designs I’ve ever seen.

Mac-O-Lanterns Light the Way This Halloween

Mac-O-Lanterns Light the Way This Halloween
What better way to use a couple of old Macintosh computers? All it took was a little orange paint for the “pumpkin”, and a JPEG viewer application for the face. This is the best use for old Macs since the original MacQuarium.