Month: February 2010

Making a Digital Sign out of a Decommissioned Laptop

We often find ourselves the new owners of our customer’s old computers. Some cheerfully donate them for parts, some just don’t want to ever look at their old laptop again (this stems from the same bitterness that caused them to get a new one in the first place). This post will show you how to put a nearly dead laptop to good use: Make it a digital sign! You will need the following: A dying, old, or otherwise neglected laptop. A spare LCD display. Display cable, power cables, network cables. First, we gut the laptop.  The screen was failing, the case was cracked, and it’s lugging around a dead battery, […]

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