Mac mini Hacks & Mods For Dummies

John Rizzo

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2006-01-24
  • 售價: $1,080
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,026
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 368
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0471749001
  • ISBN-13: 9780471749004
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  • 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 proj 
  • Table of Contents


    Part I: Owning a Mac mini.

    Chapter 1: Modding a Mac mini: An Overview.

    Chapter 2: Completing Your Mac mini.

    Chapter 3: The mini as a Portable Computer.

    Part II: Cracking Open the mini.

    Chapter 4: Opening the Mac mini.

    Chapter 5: First Mods Inside the Mac mini.

    Part III: Upgrading the mini Yourself.

    Chapter 6: String Your Own Wireless.

    Chapter 7: Upgrading the Hard Drive and RAM.

    Chapter 8: Installing a DVD Drive.

    Part IV: Mods for the Home.

    Chapter 9: The Mac mini Home Theater.

    Chapter 10: Automating Your Home.

    Chapter 11: Mac mini in the Kitchen.

    Part V: Modding Your Car for the Mac mini.

    Chapter 12: Planning a Mac mini Car Mod.

    Chapter 13: Getting Power to Your Car’s mini.

    Chapter 14: Installing a Display and a mini in a Car.

    Chapter 15: Auto Audio and Peripherals.

    Part VI: Maxi mini Mods.

    Chapter 16: Maxi mini Mod Techniques.

    Chapter 17: Fun mini Case Mods.

    Chapter 18: Mac OS X Hacks and Mods.

    Chapter 19: Modding for Bigger Form Factor Hard Drives.

    Chapter 20: Overclocking for a Faster Mac mini.

    Part VII: The Part of Tens.

    Chapter 21: Ten Web Sites to Go to for Ideas and Help.

    Chapter 22: Ten Other Uses for the Mac mini .

    Appendix: Keeping the Mac mini Running Smoothly.