Testing Lab

Decade of Upgrade: How to Enhance Any Mac Notebook Since 2008

By no means was the Mac created in 2008. Apple’s family of personal computers began all the way back in 1984 with the Macintosh and was re-branded as Mac in 1998. Ten years after that historic re-launch, the Mac lineup had expanded to feature the iMac, Mac Pro, Mac mini, MacBook and MacBook Pro.   Another…
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Which Dock Is Best For You? Nerds Limited Tests Thunderbolt...

Nerds Limited, a company that specializes in helping bridge the technological knowledge gap for their customers, knows Macs inside and out. So, naturally Nerds Limited founder Jason Bache is very familiar with OWC solutions and upgrades that help Mac...

Safari Technology Preview: Should You Give It a Whirl?

Safari Technology Preview is yet another browser available for your Mac, but this special browser lets you see into the near future. Even better, you can bend the future to your will. If that sounds a bit fantastic, it’s...

OWC Tears Down the 2017 iMac...
We’re celebrating Apple’s new iMac Pro with a teardown video! Join Mike and Matt as they teardown one of the fastest Macs ever made and reveal a look into...

The Speed of APFS: Just How...
Ever since the first beta of Sierra (Mac OS 10.12), I have been interested in Apple’s new file system, APFS. As the first new file system released by Apple...

The new OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini, an excellent backup drive Review & Speed Test: Mercury Elite...
Packing dual-drive, USB 3.1 Gen 2 performance into a portable, bus-powered form factor, the OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini is the perfect drive for high demand applications on...

Rocket Yard Testing Lab: Battle of...
If you’re an old hacker like me (from back when the word “hacker” had good connotations), you may remember the battle of the browsers in the early days of...

Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C Cables: Not...
Have you found yourself wondering what the differences between Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C cables are? On the surface, they can appear to be identical. However, their capabilities are anything...

OWC iMac Turnkey Upgrades Put End...
Last Month we showed you Forbes writer Anthony Karcz’s series of articles titled “This Old iMac”. In a recent installment, Karcz sent his 2011 iMac to OWC via its...