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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

 

 

 

21.5-inch iMac Late 2012 Unboxing

Friday, November 30th, 2012 | Author:

The first of our new 21.5″ iMacs has arrived. Not only has Apple slimmed down the iMac itself, but they’ve also slimmed down the packaging to an attractive wedge shape. Here’s a few unboxing photos for your visual pleasure…

As always, follow the OWC Blog for industry coverage, tips, and more tricks for keeping your Apple products at their best. We’ll post back soon once we get some initial testing done on this baby.

It’s new iMac Day!

Friday, November 30th, 2012 | Author:

Things are buzzing around the OWC Campus here in Woodstock, Illinois. Apple just released the new 21.5” iMacs this morning and we’re on our way to getting them in, opening them up, and taking a look inside to see what can be upgraded and how easily.

With a new iMac, the obvious thing to do is to compare it to the previous generation. The main thing that stands out is that the new iMac is considerably thinner than the previous generation. The most noticeable side effect to this is the elimination of an internal optical drive on the new iMacs, though this is easily remedied by simply adding an external optical drive if you need one.

A slightly faster i5 processor (2.7GHz, vs 2.5GHz) is in the stock model, as well as twice the stock RAM and official maximum RAM. They also double the stock hard drive to a 1TB drive, and will be offering a Fusion Drive as well, which wasn’t available on the previous models. There also seems to be a SSD port similar to those in the latest MacBook Pros and Mac Book Air, so we’ll be looking into that, too. Graphics has been switched over to an nVidia GeForceGT 640M vs the old AMD Radeon 6750M.

For connectivity, say goodbye to FireWire 800, as Apple has removed that port entirely. However, they added an extra Thunderbolt port, so you can always use an adapter to connect your legacy peripherals. There are still four USB ports, though, and they’re USB 3.0 versus the USB 2.0 in the older models, so you can get a little more speed out of those peripherals that will support it.

Here’s a first look at the new iMac as we picked it up from the store.

Make sure you stick around for the unboxing photos, videos, and more as the day unfolds.

Category: Apple News

iPhone 5 Unboxing

Friday, September 21st, 2012 | Author: and

Here’s a couple of iPhone 5 unboxings from our crew here…

Happy iPhone 5 day all!

2012 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display Unboxing

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 | Author: