Homebrew Mac Mini Dock

mac mini dock hack

hackaday reader lazzwaldo writes:

I’m too impatient to wait for someone else to come up with this, so here’s a quick’n’dirty (working) prototype of a Mac Mini Dock so I can use it in my truck or Jeep as a CarPuter, then be able to unplug it and take it elsewhere.

It consists of milled aluminum stock (perforated for ventilation), ProPoxy formed around the connector ends, and soft/”female” velcro to give a firm but smooth slide on the sides.

What it doesn’t have is a good way to UNplug it yet; I will install a tug strap to be able to disengage it. All connectors are present except for the phone/modem line.

there have been concepts, but i believe this is the first ever real life mac mini dock.  nice job!

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Hackaday Links

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superhero makes car boot hack irrelevant [aienan]

ladyada (of minty mp3 fame) made a personal cellphone jammer called the wave bubble as part of her masters thesis.

i mentioned that a wifi jammer would also be neat.  here’s a link to a prototype that jams everything but your own connection. [simon]

make a hotplate out of old cyrix cpus [eakthekat]

david gould went on a hack rampage over the last week and sent in a kabillion hack links:
turn a hard drive into a set of wind chimes
a continuation on the BoingBoing DRM coffee machine hacks
mac mini hdtv hack
bluetooth enabled star trek communicator
fix bluespoon ax’s flashing led

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