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MAKE & CRAFT appear on Leah’s awesome new laser etched laptop – Link & video


  • How it’s made – Laser etching Powerbooks – Link.
  • Laser-etched Powerbook! – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. wcbaker says:

    I hope Apple paid a good amount to get the center spot.

  2. Oracle1729 says:

    I paid $1600 for my powerbook, and given the choice of this for free or mine for full price, I’d stick with mine.

    I really hate ads :)

  3. tms10000 says:

    Ads that suck the time out of your life get on my nerves too. “Please sit there while we stuff your brain of subliminal message 30 seconds at a time” is indeed revolting.

    However, etching other people’s logo on the cover of my laptop in order to get it for free is indeed a clever scheme. Especially when the list of companies ponying the money is not half bad.

    This is closely related to the million dollar web page (and copycats). I wonder how popular this scheme will be.

    This makes me think, I would not mind a new car…

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