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Reuse, Recycle: Transform an Old Mac Mini Into a Media Server Using Plex

Old Macs never die, they just get reused. An old MacBook becomes a school laptop for one of the kids. The old 21.5-inch iMac becomes a FaceTime "videophone" for Grandma. Macs have good longevity and older units are usable for a variety of purposes other than day-to-day work. Read along to see how we were able to transform a 2014 Mac mini into a home media server.

Apple’s Privacy Report, Safari 14, & You.

Apple takes your data security and protecting your privacy very seriously. Unlike other tech giants who are in the business of selling your data, Apple is in the business of protecting it – seemingly at all costs.

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How to Enable iCloud Keychain on Your Mac

Keychain Access is a macOS app that stores your passwords and account information. If you enable iCloud Keychain, you can share keychains with all your other Apple devices.

OWC RADiO: An Interview With Richard Fortus From Guns N’ Roses

Guns 'N Roses guitarist, Richard Fortus, takes a break from composing to chat with OWC RADiO. He walks us through his great gear and reminisces about life as a gifted and passionate musician. His most recent hit, "Made of Rain," his collaboration on "Tower of Strength," and studio life during quarantine all give a fascinating insight into who this man is.

“With careful planning and a little team effort, sustainability is synonymous with success.”

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Read This Before Buying a 2020 27-inch iMac to Save Big!

There's no doubt about it. As we noted in an earlier post, Apple's new 27-inch iMac 5K for 2020 is a beast of a machine. With 10-core availability, all Solid State Drives, True Tone Retina display with a nano-texture glass option, faster GPU, T2 chip security, and up to 128 GB of RAM, you may finally be ready to make the leap into a new machine. It's completely understandable. But before you do, do yourself a favor and consider the one thing that is still user-upgradable after your purchase: the memory.

$199 Wheel Kit Solution for the 2019 Mac Pro Now Available

Introducing the new OWC Rover Pro – a toolless, patent-pending, made in the USA design that allows users to add wheels to the 2019 Mac Pro in under two minutes. Factory-finish, matching stainless-steel housings feature 360-degree articulating wheels with non-marring soft rubber tread install and include stops to keep your Mac Pro in place and offer the freedom of mobility when needed.