Disassemble Apple Keyboard

How To : Disassemble & clean a white Apple iMac keyboard

This video is a tutorial on how to disassemble and clean a white Apple keyboard. Most of the keys pop out easily, but the bigger ones have metal clips on the back and need to be removed very carefully. Take a picture of your keyboard to remember where each key goes, and don’t ...more

How To : Wash your Apple keyboard in the dishwasher

Your Apple computer keyboard, over time, can accumulate quite a lot of dirt and sticky gunk. It is only natural, then, that you should want to clean it from time to time. In this tutorial, Gary Rosenzweig talks about his success in putting his Mac keyboard in the dishwasher an ...more

How To : Use an Apple keyboard in Windows XP

If, for whatever reason, you'd like to use a Mac keyboard under Windows XP, you'll be happy to know you can. This tutorial from PCMech will show you how, as well as how to make your Mac keyboard act like a regular Windows keyboard with the SharpKeys remapping tool.

How To : Completely disassemble the Apple iPad for repairs

So, you've just got yourself an Apple iPad, but it already needs fixed, or you want to check the innards out for yourself, you're going to have to know how to open that sucker up. This video tutorial will show you how to do just that. Learn the whole teardown procedure for th ...more

How To : Disassemble an Apple iPod Touch, 2nd Generation

You have an iPod Touch, but it's broken. Why spend tons of money to have Apple or some dealer repair it when you can do it yourself? See how to disassemble the iPod Touch. PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tut ...more

How To : Disassemble the Apple iPhone 3G

This slide show video, with helpful notes, demonstrates how to disassemble the Apple iPhone 3G. First remove the iPhone SIM card, then remove the display. Then dive right in to the bare components! This iPhone disassembly video breaks down the interior components for deeper un ...more

How To : Connect an Apple Wireless Keyboard to the iPad

In this video, we learn how to connect an Apple wireless keyboard to the iPad. This is great if you need to write something that requires a lot of typing. First, go to "system preferences" then click on "Bluetooth". Once you're in this, make sure the "discoverable" check box i ...more

How To : Disassemble the retro Apple Lisa computer

The Apple Lisa. It was first introduced in January of 1983, at a cost of $9,995.00, which today is around $21,693.00. It was the first commercially sold personal computer to have a GUI (graphical user interface). The Lisa's CRT monitor has a resolution of 720 by 364. If you wa ...more

How To : Use the keyboard on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to use the keyboard on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mobile p ...more

How To : Disassemble a 4th Generation Apple iPod

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Disassemble a 5th Generation Apple iPod Nano

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Use the hidden keyboard functions on an Apple iPad

In this clip, learn how to access and use hidden and advanced functions on the iPad keyboard. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPad or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a det ...more

How To : Disassemble a third-generation Apple iPod Touch

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of opening up an Apple iPod Touch 3G MP3 player quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to t ...more

How To : Disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation

If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassembl ...more

How To : Take apart an iPod Touch for repairs

This video tutorial will show you how to take apart your iPod Touch (iTouch) for repair and screen removal. Why? Because it's probably broken, that's why. Disassemble Apple's iPod Touch to replace the touchscreen, replace the battery, or do other minor repairs. Be warned that ...more

How To : Make a wallet from a computer keyboard

Don't throw away that old keyboard! You can make a sweet wallet with the circuit sheets inside! Inspired by this Instructables project. Hack together your own cool wallet with this mod video. You Will Need * A desktop computer keyboard, preferably a PC * A screwdriver * A rul ...more

How To : Hack levels & money on Pet Society (04/03/09)

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How To : Quickly lock the screen on a Mac OS X computer

In this clip, you'll learn how to use the quickly lock the screen of an Apple Mac OS X computer with the Shift + Control + Eject keyboard shortcut. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computi ...more

How To : Send SMS and MMS messages on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to send SMS and MMS messages on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a ...more

How To : Remove and replace the battery on your Apple iPad

If your iPad's battery is malfunctioning or not performing properly for any reason, check out this clip. In this tutorial, you will learn how to very carefully disassemble and remove the battery from the back of your device so that you can replace it with a new one. Perform su ...more

How To : Tear Down the New MacBook Air from Apple

The new MacBook Air from Apple may be one of the thinnest notebooks on the market, but don't let its size full you— it's a fortress, an impenetrable laptop designed to discourage user modifications, just like the Apple iPad. So, if you were thinking about upgrading your RAM, ...more

How To : Clean white apple keyboards

This is a brief overview of how to clean the surface of a white Apple Keyboard using Mr. Clean's Magic Eraser. This works well on MacBook, iBook G4, and Apple desktop keyboards (both slim aluminum and older PowerMac keyboards).

The Rdio App for Mac : A Desktop Alternative to iTunes

A few weeks ago, I wrote about why I think streaming music services like Rdio.com are better than Apple‘s iTunes Music Store. This week, I follow up with a how-to about Rdio for Mac, a desktop music player that streams music from your Rdio.com account. Even though Apple is int ...more

How To : Make use of the 3D environment in Apple Motion 3

This clip covers the basics of creating and working with 3D models within Apple Motion 3, discussing a number of useful keyboard shortcuts. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or are a seasoned digital video professional sim ...more

How To : Use the on-screen keyboard in Mac OS X

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the on-screen keyboard on a Mac OS X computer. To turn on the keyboard viewer, go to Apple and select System Preferences. Under Personal, click on Language & Text. Click on the Input Sources tab and check Keyboard & Character Vi ...more

How To : Access symbols & accent characters on Mac keyboard

When creating business documents or communicating with colleagues in other countries with your Apple computer, it's often necessary to use certain typographic symbols. In this video, you'll learn how you can use quick key combinations to access certain characters. For more on ...more

How To : Quickly force quit in Mac OS X

If something happens to a program you are working with on your Mac computer, and you have no choice, you will need to access 'force quit'. This is very easy to do, and luckily on a Mac you probably won't use it very often. There are several ways to do this and this video takes ...more

Cheat Sheet : Keyboard Shortcuts for Both Mac & Windows

If you already have your basic keyboard shortcuts under control—we're talking classics here, Control-C (copy for PC) or Command-C (copy for Mac)—it's time to load up your memory bank. There are endless shortcuts available (truly endless—since you can customize them yourself), ...more

How To : Customize keyboard shortcuts on a Mac

This video demonstrates how to customize keyboard shortcuts on a Mac. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to customize keyboard shortcuts on a M ...more

How To : setup an external MIDI device with Apple Logic

Let’s say you have a MOOG keyboard you want to send into Logic. To set this up, there’s a few things to do in Logic. Make a new project in Logic, create an audio track. Open the environment (apple+8) In the environment, click NEW/INSTRUMENT In the track inspector on the left ...more

How To : Turn off Auto-Correction on the Apple iPhone 3G

The iPhone is great for a lot of reasons, but one fault it may have is the keyboard and the ability to type. It's hard enough to actually type emails and notes on the small keyboard, but when auto-correction thinks it knows more about what you're writing than you do, it could ...more

How To : Fix an iPhone power button

If you're feeling particularly handy, you can try using this video to fix a jammed iPhone power button. In it you'll learn how to completely disassemble and then reassemble your iPhone. If you've got the right tools lying around, you might just be able to save yourself a lengt ...more

How To : Use the keyboard to look up words in Mac OS X

With a Mac, you always have a dictionary and thesaurus close by in any Apple application. Simply highlight the word and hold down command control D. For a step-by-step walkthrough of the the look up process within Mac OS X, watch this video tutorial.

How To : Repair a MacBook Pro 17" - Keyboard removal

PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more

How To : Ease the transition between Mac and PC

Have you recently switched to an Apple computer? This video how-to demonstrates three helpful techniques to make your transition from PC to Mac as smooth as possible. Specifically, this tutorial addresses workflow management and keyboard shortcuts. For more information, as wel ...more

How To : Use forward deleting on an Apple laptop

On OS X Mac portables, like the MacBook and MacBook Pro, the delete key backspaces, or deletes backwards. If you're accustomed to having the keyboard delete forward, just hit function delete. For more, watch this MacBook video tutorial.

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