Creative uses for old PowerBook

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  1. GearHead

    GearHead Active Member

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    I recently picked up a new MBP (2.4GHz 15" with widescreen display and 200GB HDD) and now have a completely functional 15" 1.25GHz PowerBook G4 at my disposal...I was going to load up Leopard and fuck around with it, but I dunno how well it will run on 768 MB of RAM. What do you guys suggest I do with a spare laptop?
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    sell it and keep the money?
     
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    I don't think it would fetch too much. It's a first gen aluminum and has been dropped twice (so the sides are dented) and it is missing the delete key (which can be fixed, but I am pretty lazy). So I figured the couple hundred bucks I would make wouldn't really be worth it.
     
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    you can give it to me. :dunno:
     
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    Powerbooks still sell pretty well. You can probably get ~400-500 for it.
     
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    I just got a 2.4GHZ MBP and gave my old 1.5 G4 Powerbook to my mom.
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    car mount it :)
     
  8. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i know what you mean, it's like, well - you could sell it, but you sorta feel an attachment to it and you think that what you would get is not worth it.
    hook it up to a tv and play movies :dunno:
    it will be much nicer than any generic windows media pc

    or hook it up to an amp and use it as a jukebox

    or put it in your living room and have it cycle digital photos
     

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