An old and “dead” white MacBook that I bought as “junk” last year got a second shot at life when one of my geek comrades installed Ubuntu on it a few weeks ago.
And the best part is, it feels a lot like OS X.
That “someday” is NOW.
I came across this Website with DIY tips and pointers. Â One of its do-it-yourself articles feature unusual uses for… (what else?) Silica Gel Packets! All of a sudden I have some concrete uses for my silica gel collection.
An interesting bit of info that I also learned from this particular article is that although silica gel packets may lose their utility over time as they are exposed to — and absorb — moisture, they can be ‘recharged’.
Â Learn all about it inÂ DIY Life.
I AM A SELF-CONFESSED DIY freak but I’ll probably NOT go this far. Â But I know a number of people who will. Â Some of them have worked for or with me within the past decade. Â Geeks!
This shows just how rudimentary a laptop computer is beneath the flashy and high-tech looking exterior. Â Of course all the power are in those tiny chips in that green circuit board that we all call the Motherboard.