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Mac mini Hacks and Mods For Dummies
     

Mac mini Hacks and Mods For Dummies

by John Rizzo, Arnold Reinhold (With)
 

  • Starting at $499, the diminutive Mac mini-2.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide, and 2.9 pounds-is expected to become Apple's bestselling computer, with projected shipments of 100,000 units a month
  • This book offers several projects-some easy, some more challenging-to help people tweak, modify, and transform a Mac mini
  • Modest modifications

Overview

  • Starting at $499, the diminutive Mac mini-2.5 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide, and 2.9 pounds-is expected to become Apple's bestselling computer, with projected shipments of 100,000 units a month
  • This book offers several projects-some easy, some more challenging-to help people tweak, modify, and transform a Mac mini
  • Modest modifications include creating a Mac mini home theater, an appliance controller, and a travel kit; other more complex (but very cool!) mods require wielding a soldering iron
  • Offers detailed, illustrated step-by-step instructions-including how to open the Mac mini, keep track of pieces, and avoid damage-that enable even novice tinkerers to complete the projects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471749004
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/24/2006
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

John Rizzo (San Francisco, CA) bought his first Mac in 1984, and soon began writing about them. A former staff editor for MacUser magazine, John now writes about Mac hardware and software for CNET.com and for Mac magazines. His books include the How the Mac Works series, Mac Annoyances, Mac Toys, and Macintosh Windows Integration. John also publishes MacWindows.com, a web site devoted to helping Macs get along in a Windows world. John promotes his books on this site, which has about 600,000 visitors a year.

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