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The Other World – Episode 69

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 | Author:

Category: The Other World

Double your Mac mini, MacBook, or MacBook Pro’s Capacity

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Author:

At Other World Computing, it’s our pleasure to provide you with regular tips, how-to’s, and insights so you can get the most from your technology.

Unfortunately, a misconception exists that upgrading is hard or can’t be done at all. We’re here to dispel those notions by explaining how you can add a second hard drive or SSD to a MacBook, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini.

With the exception of special configurations, Mac mini, MacBook, and MacBook Pro computers have shipped with a single hard drive for the past four years. Currently, you can replace the factory drive with a new, larger hard drive up to 1.0TB. Or, you can add SSD performance with capacities up to 960GB. By watching our acclaimed how-to videos you’ll have the confidence to “DIY” it. Article Continues…

Newer Technology Introduces High Performance 2.0TB Guardian MAXimus mini Portable RAID Solution For HD Video Capture and Playback

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 | Author:

Newer Technology, Inc. announced today that it has added a 2.0TB 7200 RPM model to the Guardian MAXimus mini portable storage solution line. Featuring dual 2.5″ 1.0TB SATA hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSDs, the bus powered (no AC adapter needed) Guardian MAXimus mini is available in six models that are test certified for video capture and playback without dropping frames (via eSATA and FireWire 800 interfaces) in the most popular compressed high definition video file formats including HDV, DVC Pro, and ProRes 422HQ. With a “Quad Interface” of FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, & eSATA connections and set either in a hardware RAID-1 redundancy or RAID-0 speed mode, the Guardian MAXimus mini offers Mac and PC users Plug and Play data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

What Makes Apple The Most Valuable Tech Company?

Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Author:

How did Apple rise through the ranks to become the world’s most profitable tech company? One Minute MBA breaks it down…

So what do you think? Is it really a case of “build a better mousetrap” or is there something else at play here? Let us know what you think in the comments.

 

Category: Apple News

What We Learned From You About The NuGuard KX iPhone Case

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 | Author:

Make Your Case – Get Our Case

That was the name of our NuGuard KX case trade-in promotion at Macworld | iWorld Expo 2013 and the concept was simple:

Tell or show us why you need to trade-in your iPhone 5 or 4/4S case and we’ll replace it with our NuGuard KX Kinetic Energy X-Orbing iPhone Case!

And, boy oh boy, were we treated to some stories about broken iPhone experiences at the show. Some owners were on their second or even third iPhone because of damage from accidental drops. From the student that crushed her iPhone in a backpack to the construction worker who admitted he drops his iPhone all the time when loading and unloading his truck, the stories were consistent – the case they chose just didn’t provide the protection they needed.

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