Other World Computing today confirmed its OWC Data Doubler Kit is compatible with the new 2012 Mac mini announced by Apple earlier this week. The ‘do-it-yourself’ kit enables mini owners to add a second internal 2.5″ SATA hard drive up to 1.0TB or a high-performance Solid State Drive to complement the existing internal factory drive. Fully supported with all required parts, tools, and a step-by-step ‘how-to’ video, users can add an OWC Mercury 6G SSD up to 480GB in capacity starting from $83.99. With this kit, users can enjoy near instantaneous booting and application launches along with an incredible boost to overall system and application performance thanks to real-world sustained data rates of up to 559MB/s. While OWC highly recommends its Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSDs for the 6.0Gb/s data bus equipped 2011-2012 Apple mini, this DIY kit is fully compatible with all 9.5mm or smaller 2.5″ Serial ATA SSDs, including the largest capacity in the 3G speed class OWC Mercury Electra 960GB SSD. Article Continues…
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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…
One of the most important things to remember in being the Sales Manager for OWC is to look at the product from the customer’s perspective. What products do you need? Why do you need them? How will they benefit your work flow or lifestyle? It’s these questions that when answered, provide the basis for OWC’s principle of serving the customer.
The reason I bring this up is that besides being the Sales Manager for OWC, I’m also a customer. This is unique to many other professionals in my position as several Sales Managers will never purchase product from the company they work for. I, on the other hand, was a customer before I even worked here (the sales rep that sold me my first piece of RAM is now reporting to me) and still am today. Besides being the Sales Manager for OWC, I’m also a recording musician and resident audio expert. This means that my Mac Pro Quad Core 2.66Ghz machine gets its fair share of abuse on a regular basis.
Two weeks ago, I opened up a session in ProTools to begin recording a new song idea. My machine was straining to keep up. Audio was dropping, popping, clicking…it was terrible. I opened up the Activity Monitor only to find that I had 16MB of free memory out of 2GB! My hard drive space situation wasn’t much better. I was basically at a standstill because I needed more memory and more HD space. So, the next day I came into the office and literally went to www.macsales.com, clicked on “My OWC”, and let the website guide me to the RAM and HDs that were compatible with my machine. Within minutes, I placed an order for a 4GB kit for my Late 2006 Mac Pro as well as a new 1.0TB Hitachi 3.5″ SATA drive.