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iMac Late 2013 Teardown Gallery

iMac Late 2013 Teardown Gallery

While the layout remains the same, the internal architecture has changed on the 21-inch iMac Late 2013 model from the previous version. The PCI bus for an SSD card is now present on the base model where it was not even included in the last model. So there’s hope for adding an SSD to models…
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27-inch & 21-inch iMac Late 2013 Unboxing

27-inch & 21-inch iMac Late 2013 Unboxing

Apple quietly released new Haswell processor based iMacs today, so of course we ran right out to our local Apple Store. Here’s a few unboxing photos we took for your pleasure before we began our compatibility testing. As always,...

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PowerMac G4 Modern Browser Options

When my neighbor asked me what he could do to fix his problems with browsing the internet on his G4 Mirrored Drive Door, my immediate response was to upgrade that machine to a Mac mini. He informed me that...

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Data Doubler Usage Scenario: Backing Up With Time Machine

Did you know? According to an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive Inc. among 2,021 U.S. adults ages 18 and older in June., only 10% of users backup their data daily. That percentage remained unchanged from 2012. So why...

iPhone 5S Event Peace, Love And New iPhones: An...
As expected, today’s Apple Special Event focused almost entirely on the new iPhone 5 designs, but that’s not to say there were no surprises. Tim Cook took the stage...

Apple_Store_Down_Screenshot Apple Store Down In Anticipation of...
This morning, the online Apple Store has been taken down temporarily stating “We’re busy updating the Apple Store for you and will be back soon.” This action usually indicates...

Making Your Current Mac Pro Perform...
Last week OWC Larry posed the query – Why Wait For The New Mac Pro? and he touched a bit on the myriad of performance upgrades that are available. But...

Genuine Apple Power Adapters Apple Offering A USB Power Adapter...
Have you purchased what you thought was a genuine Apple USB power adapter for your Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod only to discover it’s a counterfeit?  Are you nervous...

Globe-DIY-231x300 Diagnosing 2009 & 2010 iMac Fan...
[UPDATE: No longer is swapping out brand for brand even necessary! OWC has just released the Complete HDD Upgrade Kit with in-line OWC Digital Thermal Sensor for all Apple 2009-2010 iMac 21.5"...

OWC Serves Up Sizzling Deals All...
  From all of us at OWC, we hope you had a safe and festive Independence Day celebration. However the celebration isn’t over yet! Our July 4th Weekend Sizzlers...