Apr 19, 2010

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini.

Collection of ‘Creative Uses For The Mac Mini’ from all over the world.

Mac Mini Portable MkIII: Green's MacMini Portable Project - MkIII, is based on Intel Coresolo 1.5Ghz processor, 60GB HDD, and 512MB RAM. This Mac Mini Portable MkIII is the LIGHTEST Macintosh portable ever made at just 1.9Kg and can run for about 3 hours on backup. It's "integrated 8" touch screen with hand writing recognition supported by 'Ink', full Blue Tooth, Airport, full SPDIF audio in/out and Front Row capabilities, on screen touch keyboard - no hardware keyboard required!"

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 1<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFy8OFkHfic">Watch the "Mac Mini Portable MkIII" Video on Youtube</a>

DeLorean Mac Mini Setup: Ryan always wanted to put a Macintosh-based computer into his DeLorean. It has a 37 inch screen, a projector center and a sound system."Not just a drive-in movie theater, but a drivable drive-in movie theater."

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 2<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbUdrxEVvxY">Watch the "DeLorean Mac Mini Setup" Video on Youtube</a>

Mac mini Cube: Its based on Mac Mini 1.66GHz Duo, two 512MB RAM, 500GB Hitachi SATA Hard Drive, Logitech s530 k/m, 40" Sony Bravia LCD and - Onkyo 5.1 receiver and speakers.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 3Steampunk Mini Mac:

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 4Philco Radio & Mac mini Touchscreen: A 1942 Philco radio modified with a Mac Mini and a 17" Sony monitor with touchscreen to make it a networked digital media center. Music can be played through iTunes as well as Front Row. Movies can also be viewed through Front Row and television can be viewed (and recorded) through EyeTV. The sound system consists of a Sony DVD/CD/receiver with a 2.1 speaker system.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 5<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4WBTaz4NvY">Watch the "Philco Radio & Mac mini Touchscreen" Video on Youtube</a>

Mac Mini PVR Setup: A Mac mini into an awesome PVR.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 6Millennium Falcon Mac mini: Derrick fitted the Apple Mac mini into the Millennium Falcon's interior. "With a bluetooth wireless keyboard and mouse as it's main input devices. Using either Remote Desktop or VNC, we are able to run updates. It is connected via the network using an Airport Extreme wireless card, so we can transfer files as needed."

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 7Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 8Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 9Mobile Mac Mini: Mobile Mac Mini is equipped with video camera, 7-inch touch screen, headlight, and can be controlled via WiFi or Apple remote.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 10Mac Prius: This Mac Mini is connected to Prius MFD touchscreen for the ultimate multimedia setup.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 11<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3ftXwCPytc">Watch the "Mac Prius" Video on Youtube</a>

Mac Mini Cube Enclosure: Rich Willis put a Mac Mini in an old Macintosh cube acrylic enclosure plus some add-ons and added a virtual keyboard to create this self-contained unit.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 12Mac Mini into a classic drive: 'An external drive that used to hold 1.2MB disks now houses a full computer.'

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 13Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 14Mac Mini in 2005 Mazda: Matt Burriola installed a Mac mini into his 2005 Mazda 3 sedan. 'His goal for his project was to create a system with better than stock sound and capability, while maintaining a clean, stock appearance.'

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 15Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 16Mac Mini Robot: Mobile robot created using a Mac Mini and iSight camera.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 17Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 18Mac Mini Volleyball-Playing Robot: It's designed to be autonomous using a Mac Mini, OpenCV with iSight camera, GPS and a compass.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNPjGlA03YI">Watch the "Mac Mini Volleyball-Playing Robot" Video on Youtube</a>

Sparky - a Robot: "Made by San Francisco artist Marque Cornblatt using a Mac Mini, Skype, and a hodge podge of gadget parts".

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 19Mac Mini in Helmet: Mac mini cleverly incorporated inside a helmet with LaCie speakers.

Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 20Mac Mini Casemod Collection: These are the creation of Hideo Takano who created 7 different Mac Mini casemods, each with a unique look.

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Creative Uses For The Mac Mini (42) 26Mac Pro Mini - MacBook into a Desktop: This guy got a MacBook of which motherboard worked, but LCD, HDD, memory, keyboard, and DVD drive weren't working. After replacing the HDD and memory it started working. After a lot of soldering, fitting, and cooling, he turned it into his own little Mac Pro Mini (a $40 Mac Pro case and the finished product is a fully-functional desktop version of the MacBook.

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