The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
The Prius-Mac mini Mobile

The Prius-Mac mini Mobile

by , 9:05 AM EDT, June 21st, 2006

The editors at TMO are always up for a good Mac hack, so we were especially pleased when we stumbled across an Autoblog story about someone that installed a Mac mini in their Toyota Prius. Jeremy Kusnetz, a systems architect from Leesburg, Virginia, managed to fit an Intel-based Mac mini in the car's center instrument console, and even reprogrammed the built-in touch-sensitive display to work as an interface for the computer.

Prius and mini: made for each other.

With a little help from Front Row, he has easy access to his music library, and his daughter can watch movies while on the road. You can see what it took to merge the car and computer at Mr. Kusnetz's Web site.

Recent Headlines - Updated October 10th

Fri,8:30 PM
Silicon Valley Sources Refute Elon Musk Claims about Apple
6:08 PM
Two Minute Clip from Steve Jobs Film where Woz Asks Steve What He Does (Video)
5:52 PM
Dark Castle and System 6 Emulator in Your Browser
5:31 PM
Skybell Wi-Fi Doorbell: $149
5:15 PM
Tesla’s Elon Musk Rant at Apple Means He’s on to Something Scary
1:57 PM
AT&T Limits Wi-Fi Calling to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s
1:38 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-10-09: Tesla Bags on Apple, AT&T’s Wi-Fi Calling
10:06 AM
Elon Musk: Can’t Cut it at Tesla? Go Work for Apple
8:55 AM
El Capitan: Hide Your Menu Bar!
Thu,9:10 PM
Apple on iPhone Battery Performance: You’re Measuring It Wrong
6:56 PM
The Big Mac Bundle: $17.99
6:00 PM
The Two Sides of Apple: Brilliance and Ennui
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!