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Wads: Pen and spitwad launcher combo, together at last

A designer turns his childhood obsession for making spitwad launchers into a Kickstarter project.

By October 18, 2013

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Keep your Roomba running in tip-top shape

Follow these maintenance tips to keep your Roomba running at peak performance (and have a little fun disassembling its parts).

By September 12, 2013

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Keep your Roomba running in tip-top shape

Follow these maintenance tips to keep your Roomba running at peak performance (and have a little fun disassembling its parts).

By September 12, 2013

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Keep your Mac's screws from bolting

Screws that keep coming loose after servicing a Mac can be frustrating, but luckily this common problem has an easy solution.

By March 28, 2013

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Difficult-to-repair Surface Pro built more like an ultrabook than a tablet

Bill Detwiler cracks open the difficult-to-repair Microsoft Surface Pro and shows you how it's built more like a laptop or ultrabook than a tablet.

By February 22, 2013

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First glimpse at the inside of Apple's new iMac line

The 21.5-inch model, which went on sale today, has been broken down and gutted for others to see.

By November 30, 2012

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Scrap metal gets new life as robot night lights

Artist Tal Avitzur combs California scrapyards for bits of old brass and reimagines them as robots. The LED-blinking night lights, which contain parts like taxidermy animal eyes, can lend a surreal cast to a corner of your bedroom.

By October 15, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer questions about subjects such as whether or not a MacBook's graphics processor can be upgraded.

By June 15, 2012

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Bits and Bytes: New G5 cooler disassembly guide; 10.6.4 Server update v1.1

The PowerMac G5 was the first system developed by Apple that came with a liquid cooling mechanism for the models with higher-clocked dual PowerPC chips. In most systems, this cooling system worked well. To this day, my system has not shown any problems; however, some systems had an issue where coolant leaked, causing corrosion and shorting out mainboard components.

By July 23, 2010

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed in by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By December 8, 2011