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This article is old, but is still full of inspiration. I stumbled across it a few weeks ago when I was turning my dining room into a home office, and it's always neat to see how other people set up their work spaces. The News in Print selected these in 2008, but the advice in here in still relevan...

May 21st 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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30 inch Apple Cinema Displays boost productivity, especially when they are hooked up to 17 inch MacBook Pros. It is a fact. This cool rig, the backlight monitor really does it for me, is spartan but some folks were crying out for simpler rigs. See, I do read the comments!New Setup by pdsphil.If you'...

September 21st 2006 at 11:45pm 0 Comments
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Say what you will about Rig of the Day, and I know you will, but nothing says 'Rig of the Day' to me more than a monitor mounted on a wall. It just does something for me, plus think of all the extra productiity. So, today's rig is simple, clean, and one that isn't an orgy of Apple products. Fernanda...

September 20th 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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I have seemingly declared this week 'TV' week on the Rig of the Day, so I knew I couldn't post this one. Now, I know there isn't an actual Mac in this picture, but rest assured that big 91 inch screen is being powered by an Intel iMac. I wonder what movies from the iTunes Store would look like on th...

September 13th 2006 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Another nice and tidy desk. TUAW must have the neatest readers ever. This desk is graced by a lovely Samsung HDTV, an Intel Mac mini, an Apple Remote, a few external drives, and an XBox 360 (we'll forgive that one). Watching movie trailers using this rig must be nice indeed.HDTV Setup by x5_850.If y...

September 11th 2006 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Now, I know what you're thinking, 'I thought simple was last week's theme,' but I'm a sucker for a clean desk. Couple that with the Batmanesque angle that this picture was taken and you have a Rig of the Day. Granted, there is a PC laptop on the desk but we are all reasonable people and can overlook...

September 8th 2006 at 11:50pm 0 Comments
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Most of our Rigs of the Day are about fun, but this one is all about business. Creative business, perhaps, but it is business nonetheless. Powerd by a 2.0Ghz G5 PowerMac pushing pixels to a 22 inch and 23 inch Cinema display and a bunch of video gear, this rig is impressive.IMG_0672 by Joel SmithI...

September 7th 2006 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Bribing us by displaying TUAW on four screens doesn't work, but having a cool iMac setup on the day that Apple announces new iMacs will get you featured. I was cruising the TUAW pool looking for a good candidate for Rig of the Day when I came across this setup. An Intel iMac with a flat screen on a...

September 6th 2006 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday the Rig of the Day spent the holiday with his family, but he is back and ready to go. Today's rig stood out in the TUAW pool, as if it were in a spotlight of some kind. It is simply an iMac (with a keyboard and mouse tucked under the desk) with a little dramatic lighting thanks to $50 and...

September 5th 2006 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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What a week it has been for rigs, but it it my responsiblity to award the coveted 'Rig of the Week' honors. There was a clear reader favorite, but I couldn't let the Retro Simplistic rig walk away with the prize. While you're here check out the Week that was in our Rig of the Day: Monday - MacB...

September 3rd 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Judging from our Rig of the Day pool, MacBooks are very popular (in fact, I'm typing this on one). Anyway, continuing our theme of simple, I give you a rig that seems to be made for watching movies. The LG flat screen monitor hooked up to a MacBook running Front Row warms the cockles of my heart. Th...

September 1st 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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None of my desks have every been this neat, even after I cleaned them up to take a picture. Two iPods, a MacBook, a Dell 2405fpw, some phones, a hard drive or two, and a DVD burner. What more can you ask from a Rig of the Day? P8150097.jpg by arcsbite.If you'd like to see your own rig featured here,...

August 31st 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments