Hello Rewind: Recycled T-Shirts Turned Laptop Sleeve

It never ceases to amaze me how far a T-Shirt can go even once it has passed its prime. We all have one (or maybe a few) tees that we just can’t bare to throw out. How about repurposing them as a sleeve for your MacBook Pro? That’s exactly what Hello Rewind does with their new service. They can turn your favorite T-Shirt into clothing for your laptop!

The process is quite simple:

  1. You purchase a laptop sleeve in your laptop size (13″, 15″ or 17″)
  2. We mail you a pre-paid envelope to send in your chosen t-shirt
  3. We sew a custom sleeve using your t-shirt
  4. Within 4-8 weeks, your computer will have something new to wear

Sweet! How much does it cost, you ask? The Hello Rewind service is priced at $49 across the board. What’s even cooler is that Hello Rewind is very passionate about … sex trafficking. They are interested in working with women formerly sex trafficked in New York City so they can learn new skills and support themselves. Every sleeve purchased goes to help Hello Rewind achieve this goal.

As a T-Shirt blogger I’d love to give one of these sleeves a try!

Hello Rewind

Hello Rewind

Hello Rewind

I’m With Cocoa

As Wednesday creeps closer and closer the excitements has become nearly unbearable! Nonethless, Apple Week here marches on with this shirt from the guys that brought us such T-Shirts as iSteamPhone, Exploded 128 and iSteamMac. This new tee features our favorite iCEO, Steve Jobs, with the moniker I’m With Cocoa plastered below his mug.

Now, this one T-Shirt is a bit more for the hardcore Apple Geek because, unless you’ve been a Mac user for a while or are a programmer, chances are that you’re confused with the Cocoa reference.

Of course, the shirt is a parody of the recent influx of I’m With Coco gear in support of Conan O’Brien. But what does Conan have to do with Apple and Steve Job? Nothing, really. Cocoa here is in reference to Apple’s native object-oriented application program environment for the Mac OS X. It is one of five major APIs available for Mac OS X; the others are Carbon, POSIX (for the BSD environment), X11 and Java. And now you know and knowing is half the battle!

I’m With Cocoa was designed by Dwayne Clare and is available now from the I’m With Cocoa shop for $19 and you can even pick up an 18″ x 24″ poster for $19.

I'm With Cocoa

I'm With Cocoa

101 T-Shirts for Apple Fanboys and the Mac Faithful!

To kick start Apple Week here at CotyGonzales.com, I’ve compiled a comprehensive list of Apple T-Shirt suitable for any Apple Fanboy or MacHead! And chances are, if you’re a MacAddict like me, you probably own a few of these shirts already! Later in the week I’ll be posting a list of Official Apple Released T-Shirts. They have a long history of releasing T-Shirts to members of specific Apple projects – be on the lookout for that coming sometime this week!

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I’d love to hear which one of these are your favorites and whether or not you own any of these tees! And if you know of an Apple related shirt not on this list then please tell me about it. Leave a comment below in the comments section and let me know!

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And so without further ado, I present to you the epic list for the month of January 2010: 101 T-Shirts for Apple Fanboys and the Mac Faithful!

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1. Say Anything by Might Tees, $31.99.

Say Anything

2. Exploded 128 by Garry Booth (Exploded Store), $19.

Exploded 128

3. Homie Don’t Right Click by J!NX, $10.

Homie Don't Right Click

4. Apple Mac Key Skull Shirt by rubyred (RedBubble), $26.13.

Apple Mac Key Skull

5. iMessiah by Schysto Designs (RedBubble), $25.93.

iMessiah

6. Charge by Simple Bits, $22.

Charge

7. Sad Chimes Rest Home by rubyred (RedBubble), $26.13.

Sad Chimes Rest Home

8. Apple IIe Template by Chop Shop, $12.

Apple IIe Template

9. Macintosh (Great Moments of the 20th Century) by Print Liberation, $18.

Macintosh

10. Mac Daddy by Busted Tees, $20.

Mac Daddy

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Hello and Welcome To Apple Week!

I’m quite sure that many of the regular readers here know that I am a diehard member of the Cult of Mac and I am damn proud of it. Many have speculated that this week Apple will be releasing the long awaited Apple Tablet. Whether it’ll be called the iTablet, iSlate, iPad, or the Jesus Tablet, I have high hopes that it’s going to be AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME. And to celebrate I am officially making it Apple Week here at CotyGonzales.com! That’s right, you’ll notice an unusual influx of Apple posting this week – don’t worry, though, you’ll still get your T-Shirt fix – it’ll just be geared towards the Mac side of things!

I’ve got some fun posts planned this week so be on the look out for them! Apple users rejoice because it is looking to be an amazing week. I’m so excited!

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Exploded Holiday Sale

I’m a big fan of the Exploded T-Shirt design craze! And why not, they are perfect tees for uber geeks like myself. Over the past year we’ve seen a ton of exploded tees get released and I’ve even featured a butch of them on this site. If you’ve been putting off getting an exploded tee because you were short on cash there’s no reason to wait any longer. Head on over to ExplodedHolidaySale.com to score discounts on all of your favorite exploded tees. Save anywhere from $2 to $26 on your favorite exploded products!

Exploded Store

Exploded Store

Exploded Store

Threadless iPhone Cases

Threadless has finally released their much anticipated iPhone cases. The popular tee company hinted at the cases a week ago at the start of their Facebook Fandemonium campaign. A week later, they delivered. Threadless has partnered with the popular Mac and iPod accessory developer, Griffin Technology.

The first set of iPhone cases feature two popular Threadless designs, Birds of the Feather by Ross Zietz and Clouds Within the Thunder by Joe Van Wetering. The new Threadles + Griffin iPhone cases are priced at $34 a piece. They feature the design on the back of the case and the artist information on the inside of the case. The cases themselves are less than 1mm thick.

Clouds Within the Thunder

Clouds Within The Thunder

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

Hello, I Am iSteamMac

Now, if you were a fan of the iSteamPhone shirt designed by Kevin Tong earlier this year then you’ll absolutely love the iSteamMac. Kevin Tong once again delivers a wonderful illustration with his exploded Mac design, in his familiar steampunk / da Vinci style. This 2-color oversized design is a welcome addition to the exploded family of shirts that mashes up an existing exploded tee, the Exploded 128 by Garry Booth.

If you admire the work of Leonardo da Vinci then this tee might be for you. If you’re a Macintosh fan then this shirt is yet another must have. And if you’re a steampunk fan or builder than this tee would look great while you work on your real life steampunk Mac!

The iSteamMac is available now as a T-Shirt for $20 and as a 18″ x 24″ print. The shirts are printed on American Apparel blanks so you can expect the quality to be top notch.

iSteamMac by Kevin Tong

iSteamMac by Kevin Tong

The Macintosh

Print Liberation recently started a new series of T-Shirts featuring great moments of the twentieth century. The latest shirt in the series features the original Macintosh, circa, 1984. All I have to say is that I picked up this shirt as soon as I saw it for the first time. I love it! And I even own a vintage Macintosh, myself. This shirt makes me feel like dusting off that Mac, popping in the floppy and booting it up. I think I’ll do just that!

You can pick up The Macintosh from Print Liberation for $18.

The Macintosh available at Print Liberation

Steve Jobs demo’s the Apple Macintosh, 1984:

Original 1984 Macintosh Superbowl Ad:

iPhone App Review #2: TeeFury

I had a blast doing the last iPhone App review so I thought I’d do it again! This time, I review the TeeFury application for iPhone. Now, this application was not created by TeeFury but the TeeFury crew seem to be enjoying it! The app was created by Andrew Vilcsak and is available now from the iTunes App Store for sweet nothings.

Alright, so when the app launches, you are presented with the “Home” screen, basically, a description of what TeeFury and the app is all about. I personally wish it jumped straight to the “Today” screen at launch so that I can see the TeeFury shirt of the day immediately instead, I get the unnecessary splash screen at the start.

Both the “Today” and  “Comments” sections are nice because they are optimized for the iPhone screen, which makes everything that much easier to read as compared to viewing the TeeFury site in Safari on the iPhone.

The “Order” section is presumably where you would place an order if you liked that days shirt. But basically, it presents you with the TeeFury site as you would see in a browser like Safari so there really is nothing special about this section of the app. I was able to place an order through the TeeFury app and the process was pretty straighforward. Once I logged in all I needed to do was enter my credit card info and fix my shipping info and I was able to place my order.

All in all, TeeFury is a neat little app that any TeeFury fan (with an iPhone) would enjoy!

TeeFury
Apple, Inc.
Category: Entertainment
1.4 MB
Free

TeeFury App

TeeFury App

TeeFury App

TeeFury App