Saturday, July 12, 2008

Upgrading the iBook hard drive

A few weeks ago I picked up some new laptop hard drives to replace both the one in my MacBook and the one in my wife's iBook. The MacBook's hard drive upgrade process is a very easy five minutes process.
  1. Pop out the battery
  2. Unscrew cover
  3. Pull out hard drive
Meanwhile the process of replacing the hard drive in a iBook's is a three hour hundred step process involving tons of little screws, a technical manual and taking apart layer after layer of the laptop. When the laptop was fully taken apart and spread across my entire living room I snapped a few photos of the geek porn.

Revell Big Boy Locomotive Model Kit

When I was a child I received a model train kit as a present, but as I was just a kid I never painted it or actually put it fully together. ...