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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.

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10 Ways to Reuse an Old iPad

So, you've upgraded your iPad, and your old one isn't selling. You don't want to toss it in the trash, but it doesn't seem like it's good for much anymore. What good could a spare iPad, do you? Let's look at the 10 most popular ways to reuse an old iPad.

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Earth Week: Day 5 – Green Ideas From the OWC Team

Today marks the end of a busy Earth Week here at OWC. We've spent the past several days hitting topics such as the history of Earth Day, OWC's past and current environmental initiatives, and green creative projects we support. As...

Upgrade, Reuse, Recycle: Earth Day Friendly Solutions

49 years ago, April 22, 1970, Earth Day was born, at a time when many cities in the US were covered in hazy smog. Pollution in many forms was contributing to environmental problems, causing health concerns, and many species were becoming...