Posts from the desk of OWC Chris S.

Go Go Go Dragon! SpaceX Launch Makes History Again

Update 5/27:Due to weather concerns, NASA has postponed the launch until Saturday, May 30th at 3:22 PM (EDT). Wow… it’s hard to believe. Just a little over nine years ago, we covered the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavor and supplied storage for the Last Shuttle Project, which documented Endeavor’s last flight. Since then, there hasn’t…
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How to Make a Video: The Basics You Need to...

With many people across the world sheltering in place, we have come to rely on our content creators to fill in that void where we would normally be socializing with our families and friends, whether it’s full-length feature films...

Create Your Own Custom Icons in OS X 10.7.5 or...

I’ve been making my own Mac icons for folders, applications, and a myriad of other uses for well over 20 years now. Back then, I was stuck with 256 (or fewer) colors, a black/white alpha channel, and pretty much...

iOS 7

It’s Here!! It’s Here!! iOS 7 Is Here!!

Well, the moment you’ve been waiting for since WWDC is here: iOS 7 is now available for download! But before you upgrade your iDevice, make sure it’ll work on your model; nothing will put the brakes on iOS-Mania faster...

Use Disk Images To Keep Private...
I always figured I’d make a great secret agent. I’m a pretty good shot (at least with my Red Ryder BB gun), I’m nearly unnoticeable in a crowd (especially...

Be Careful Where You Plug that...
I really like my iPhone 5, but it feels like it’s always running low on power and I’m rushing to find an outlet so I can plug it in....

One Simple Tip To Improve Your...
For the most part, if you know you’re going to be taking pictures or video, your best bet for high-quality results is to use the proper camera for the...

WWDC 2013 Keynote Highlights
Ever since Apple stopped attending the Macworld Expo, we’ve had to rely on various “Apple Events” during the year to get our fix of new Mac hardware. For the...

Speed Time Machine Past 88MPH Over...
As far as backup strategies go, Time Machine is a pretty good addition to your backup strategy. You get hourly backups, can go back and retrieve accidentally-deleted files and...

Bouncing Back from Disaster – How...
Here at the OWC Blog, we’ve posted a lot of advice about backing up your data over the years. However, there’s one thing we’ve never explicitly talked about: how...

Apple to Stop Mac Pro Sales...
If you’re living in the European Union and you’re looking at getting a new Mac Pro, you’d better hurry. As of March 1, 2013, Apple will halt sales of...