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2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13-inch Unboxing and Under-the-Hood Gallery

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 | Author:

We got our hands on the latest Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch model with Retina display.


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OWC MacBook Air 2013 Unboxing + Inside Pics

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 | Author:

We got our hands on the newly announced MacBook Air 2013 11 and 13-inch models from Apple, and, of course, we had an unboxing party. Naturally, since we’re tech people, we also took a peek inside. Here’s what we saw in the 11″ and 13″ models below…

 MacBook Air 2013 11 inch model


 MacBook Air 2013 13 inch model




EFI Update 2.9 Resolves 6Gb/s Drive Performance Issues in 13-inch 2012 MacBook Pro

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 | Author:

When the 2012 MacBook Pros were released, we found that SATA 3.0 SSDs—such as the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G and the Mercury Electra 6G—exhibited poor performance and reliability in the 13-inch model when installed in the optical bay via an OWC Data Doubler, while the same SSDs in the 15-inch model worked just fine.

This was similar to what happened in 2011, where (ironically enough) the 13-inch models were the only ones able to handle our Mercury 6G SSDs in the optical bay at first. Eventually, though, an Apple firmware update resolved the problems in the 15-inch and 17-inch models in the main drive bay.

As it turns out, the same thing happened to the 2012 models. Yesterday’s EFI Update 2.9 for MacBook Pro appears to have fixed the problem. Article Continues…

Category: Tech Tips

Newer Technology Introduces NuPower High Capacity Replacement Battery for Late 2008 13″ Apple MacBook ‘Unibody’ Aluminum Computers

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 | Author:

Newer Technology announced today the NuPower 45 Watt-Hour Replacement Battery for Late 2008 13″ Apple MacBook ‘Unibody’ aluminum notebook computers. The NuPower 45 watt-hour battery offers a 23% lower cost than the same watt-hour replacement battery available from Apple.

NuPower –Makes Apple Laptops Better Than New

Newer Technology NuPower high capacity replacement batteries are available for nearly every Mac notebook computer model produced from 1998 to 2009 including G3 PowerBooks with up to 87% more capacity, G4 PowerBooks with up to 50% more capacity, and iBooks with up to 67% more capacity. A one year warranty is included with all NuPower replacement batteries. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

Unboxing the 13-inch October 2011 MacBook Pro

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 | Author: