mini-itx bmw pc project

bmw pc

here’s another car hack project which has helped me figuring some stuff as far software and hardware goes, pretty slick stuff and doesn’t cost as much as many of the after-market systems out there. and on a side note, this is way way cooler (and better) than the “ipod your bmw” things apple is pimping.

9 thoughts on “mini-itx bmw pc project

  1. Why on earth would you compare a full computer system in a car to an iPod… a simple music player. That’s like saying “My desktop is better than my hifi”. o_0

  2. Yeah I remember reading another mod that was basically the same idea as this, except the computer sits in the back in your trunk. The problem with this is that you don’t really have access to the box while you’re driving. The only other mod that would be nice to have on here is to have wifi setup so you could connect and upload files to the box when your car is on the driveway or something. Just a suggestion :)

  3. its just too bad its a PC thing. I would really like to see a similar system with a Mac soon. The only Mac installation was the old big box deal (Chez i think) you guys talked about on engadget a while ago. Maybe that could be a hack of the day one of these days… an updated version of the in car Mac.

  4. Definitely a cool hack. I’ve been quite impressed by these car hacks, keep em’ coming! Site’s quite sweet!

    (reading the site every day now)

  5. Chinese mini-PCs run Linux, target specialty apps

    A systems integrator in GuangDong province, China, is shipping an extensive line of Pentium-based miniPCs that run Linux. The SD-Omega MiniPC line comprises 44 variations, include passively cooled and quiet models targeting car PCs and HTPCs (home-theater PCs), car pcs, and DVR models.

    More details from Linuxdevices.com, http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS3892602873.html

    Additional details are available at the SD-Omega mini pc website,http://www.sd-omega.com

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