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I have ran out of things to do with my MacBook. All I seem to do is browse the web. What are some suggestions for me to make my Mac more interesting again?
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Browsing the web and taking class notes is all I really do with it nowadays too. My media center handles my other computing tasks such as watching videos, listening to music, and playing games. My Macbook handles all of my photos, so I guess I use it for more than mundane tasks every once in a while.


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I sometimes just put it to sleep and look at how peaceful and beautiful it is. the pulsating light. the smooth texture...

Just joking , subscribe to loads of RSS that'll keep you busy

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If you're bored with your computer, then I would suggest putting it down and doing something that doesn't involve the computer.

Go outside. Read a book. Exercise. Meet with an old friend. Anything that doesn't involve your computer.

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Get a new gadget that draws your attention and time away from your macbook. Once that new gadget gets boring, go back to your macbook and it'll be like falling in love all over again...

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I agree with D3v1L80Y, get out of the house. To say it in another words. There is more to life than computers.

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!
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Buy/build a PC
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take up html and server-side programming
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Toss Linux on the system and become familiar with an OS which is becoming more relevant on a daily basis.

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If you're bored with your computer, then I would suggest putting it down and doing something that doesn't involve the computer.

Go outside. Read a book. Exercise. Meet with an old friend. Anything that doesn't involve your computer.
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I agree with D3v1L80Y, get out of the house. To say it in another words. There is more to life than computers.
Well of course guys! You two making it sound like I have no life or something! Haha.
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Buy/build a PC
now *that* would be a fun hobby! I was actually thinking about building onto my old desktop PC. It has 512MB of RAM and a Pentium 4 processor. Don't know the HD capacity. But yeah I opened it up and all I saw were wires. It really did look like a homemade bomb, to be honestly blunt.

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Whenever I get bored with the computer, I sleep!

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Learn ALL the terminal commands, using the terminal is soo cool.

I use it to compile and run all my Java programs

heres something to start you off
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There is more to life than computers.
NO!

I refuse to accept it.

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Buy/build a PC
Build a Hackintosh. (yes, i know you're not supposed to)
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