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The famed Ben Heckendorn concocted the first Wii Laptop of note way back in 2007, but ever since, the modding community at large has been toiling away on ways to improve it. ShockSlayer, a member over at Mod Retro, has accomplished just that, with his predictably titled Wii Laptop relying on a 7-in...

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December 29, 2010 at 5:42PM
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Remember that awesome Wii Laptop the folks at Engadget made? Well, we posted their first how-to in a series of three, teaching all of us the know-how needed to craft our own. What we neglected to mention, however, was that parts two and three have both been published for your viewing pleasure. So, ...

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Ok, we're back again for the thrilling conclusion of how-to make your own Wii laptop! In today's final installment we'll cut the case for the laptop, install all the parts, attach the screen and sound amplifier, and then connect everything together. Hopefully the extra detail [which, Ben tells us,...

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Hello and welcome back! Last week, in part 1 of this amazing saga, we took apart the Wii, modified the heat sink and desoldered large parts off the board. Today, in part 2, we'll reattach some vital components, mount the disc drive back onto the motherboard and create a case design on the compu...

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Remember that Wii laptop that Engadget made a few days ago? Well, they received such a demand for a post on how they did it that they decided to do it. The post on how to do it, that is ... We aren't making much sense today, are we? Anyway, the post is just the first part in a proposed multi-part l...

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Last week we showed Ben Heckendorn's Wii laptop to the world (as I speak of myself in the third person). In today's How-To, part 1 of 3, we'll describe how this mod was accomplished, starting with the disassembly of the unit, initial computer drawings, and "reworking" of the heat sink. A week from...

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We trust that you'll be able to refrain from Wii in your lap jokes long enough to gaze adoringly on BenHeck's latest creation for our friends at Engadget. Behold: the Wii Laptop! Painstakingly crafted from a Wii, a 7" 16:9 LCD monitor, and magic, the Wii Laptop has a built-in sensor bar, A/V outp...

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It's the Wii laptop! We spent the last few weeks (including much time spent over the holidays evading relatives) slaving over this bad boy and finally it's complete. Check out the features: 16:9 widescreen LCD, 7-inch diagonal. Stereo sound Gamecube controller port Built-in short range ...

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