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Father’s Day Guide: The DIY Dad

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 | Author:

Father’s Day is tough. Gift ideas are not easy to come by … and let’s face it, dad isn’t much help. So this year we’ve decided to go all out for dad’s big day. In this series leading up to June 16, we’ll give great gift ideas for all types of dads.

Who says gifts that require a little bit of work can’t be great? For many dads (mine included), nothing makes them more proud than showing off their handy work. Especially when their work solves a problem and makes life more convenient for others.

But what gift could possibly combine all of this? What gift can dad impress the family with by installing it in about 20 minutes while giving his home an upgrade that everyone will love? Let us show you with the Newer Technology Power2U AC/USB wall outlet! Article Continues…

27″ iMac Offers Easier RAM Upgrade

Friday, December 14th, 2012 | Author:

The difficulties encountered when upgrading the 2012 iMac 21.5″ model are well documented. In fact, with the particularly complex screen and logic board removal, professional installation is highly recommended. Fortunately, Apple has made upgrading memory a much easier endeavor in the 27″ model of the new iMac.

The 27″ model features a simple memory access port on the rear that ejects via a button above the power input. To remove the rear panel, just unplug the power cable and push the button above the power input. (Note: The button must be pushed in about 1/2″, so we recommend using the Newer Technology Toolkit “spudger” or a similar household item.) Once you have the panel removed, you are free to insert new memory.

So, the outcome to this is that based on the ease of install, when ordering a new 2012 27″ iMac, you should get it with the least amount of RAM installed at the factory. Why? Well, OWC offers some substantial savings versus the factory upgrades! Our 16GB upgrade costs less than half ($97.50) of what the same upgrade from Apple costs ($200). And if you’re looking to max-out your RAM, we also offer a 32GB option, which is about 1/3 the price ($195) of Apple’s offering ($600). Article Continues…

Category: Tech Tips

NewerTech Announces Seven Piece Toolkit For DIY Servicing Of iPhone 4

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 | Author:

Newer Technology, Inc. announced today the NewerTech Seven Piece Toolkit for iPhone 4 to provide Do It Yourself servicing of the iPhone 4. Featuring varying sized, non-marring case opening pry tools, a suction cup display puller, and a magnetized driver set to either access Apple’s proprietary TS1 ‘Pentalobe’ screws or the included replacement Phillips screws, the $9.99 MSRP NewerTech Seven Piece Toolkit for iPhone is a complete iPhone 4 service access solution.

Complete Solution For Quick And Easy iPhone 4 Access

The NewerTech Seven Piece Toolkit for iPhone 4 includes the following tools for easy DIY iPhone 4 servicing: Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

Tech Toolbox: Onyx

Friday, October 30th, 2009 | Author:

onyxIconEvery now and then, you may find that your startup seems slower than normal or that some things are just not working the way they used to. When that happens, it is usually best to be proactive, rather than putting it off until the problem potentially gets worse. There are numerous things that can cause problems with your Mac, both hardware and software. When working with computers, it pays to not only have a physical toolkit, but also some good software tools to help with various situations. Having the right options at your disposal can help save time, which most people do not seem to have enough of.

One great little maintenance utility you can use is Onyx. Onyx takes several important maintenance tasks and puts them all in to one easy to use package. Even better, though, this software is free! Article Continues…

Category: Tech Tips