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    Posted: 06 October 2011 at 5:21pm
So as I mentioned on here a couple weeks ago, I finally had to upgrade my computer. This means my semi-broken, not very portable old macbook pro is just sitting on my desk here. It's not really worth selling, so I'm trying to think of what I should do with it. I could turn it into a PVR, or general media server, but I dont know a lot about either. I generally enjoy the nerd-talent here so I figured it's a good place to ask.

It's a 2.4GHz intel core2 duo, 2GB ram, and I dont care what OS I run on it.

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Host a subsonic server on it. Stream all of your music over the Internet. 
They have an app for that, so you can access it from your phone as well. 
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Gut it and put an Xbox in it.
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Originally posted by Mehs Mehs wrote:

Host a subsonic server on it. Stream all of your music over the Internet. 
They have an app for that, so you can access it from your phone as well. 


Now this is what I'm after, great suggestion and actually useful for me since I have more music than space on my phone. Thanks


Originally posted by The Guy The Guy wrote:

Gut it and put an Xbox in it.


Not fat enough for a console, and the case is janky as it is.
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Trick it out with custom paint, and graphics so it looks amazing. Take pictures, and make sure it is on your insurance, full replacement value.

 
Put it in your car.
 
You live in Canada, with drug users on every corner... I would bet the lifespan of a tricked out computer in that town sitting in a car to be about 5 minutes.
 
 
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In Surrey I could probably just walk around with it under my arm without ANY customization and have it stolen.

Maybe I will laser etch it though, my buddy works in a shop now.
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