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…The digital dash was supposed to be the future?

12 Gauge

The ‘80s were definitely filled with their fare share of flair, and the automotive trend of installing digital gauges into new automobiles was no exception.

The victim of the desire to find uses for new technologies that were being developed, the digital gauge cluster might have looked flashy at the time, but now they just look silly and outdated.

Motive has put together a list of 12 fantastic examples, so if you’re ready for a trip down memory lane, then click the link and get ready for a digital revolution.

[Motive – A Dozen Digital Dashes]

…Old laptops are good for something?

Old Laptop

When a laptop ages, it’s easy to ponder a replacement for the outdated machine.

However, with some new software, outside the box thinking, or hardcore hacking, an old laptop can also take on a new life as a server, a photo frame, a backup, and more.

If you’re interested, Lifehacker’s got the guide to turn your old machine into a new toy, so check out the list to see what you can do with yours.

[Lifehacker – Give An Old Laptop New Life with Cheap (Or Free) Projects]