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Auto repair and computer repair are not too different.

In my adventures as a technician, I have come across a number of people who want to upgrade their own computers, but are not quite sure what to do. Actually, I empathize with them, because while I can take apart a computer with very little thought (I had been known to completely disassemble and reassemble my “Wallstreet” PowerBook while talking...

High-quality, low-cost video animation.

For those of you who need some quick-n-easy animations for a movie, but don't want to lay out the cash for high-end post-processing software, there is another, less expensive option. You can use Keynote - part of iWork - to...

More Upgrade Videos from OWC!

OWC's library of instructional videos is growing by leaps and bounds. This week we've put together some how-to videos for a few simple upgrades for your G5 tower. We've made it easier to find the new videos, too. While you...

iPod 5G Battery Installation Video now available

For those of you wishing to upgrade or replace the battery in your 5G iPod, a how-to video has been posted in our Tech Center. This is a very difficult upgrade to perform, but if you are feeling courageous, the...

G5 Hard Drive Installation Video Now Available

PowerMac G5 Hard Drive Installation We are happy to announce that the first of a four video series on Upgrading the hardware in your PowerMac G5 is now complete.  Stay tuned for the remaining videos in the series: Memory Installation,...

Relocate your Home Folder in Leopard and later.

Relocating your home folder is a little-used technique that can help you maximize your computer's potential or just make your data more secure. Its a little trick that anybody can do, and its potential uses are limited only by your...

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