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Newer Technologys miniStack Offers Storage and Hubs

Designed with the Mac mini in mind, miniStack adds capacity and ports without adding bulk (July 07, 2005)

Newer Technology's miniStack

Newer Technology's miniStack

Other World Computing (OWC) and Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) are offering a new hard drive that fits perfectly under or over Apple Computers Mac mini and complements its aluminum shell.

This elegant solution matches Apples mini and addresses that which Mac mini-owners most often request more hard drive space, faster storage performance and more FireWire and USB ports. The miniStack offers all that and more in one sleek solution.

Immediately available for $99.95 without drive, and from $139.99 with up to a 400GB drive and Dantz Retrospect Backup software, the miniStack gives users the opportunity to enhance their Mac mini without expanding its waistline. Although designed for the Mac mini, NewerTechs miniStack is compatible with any Mac or PC with an available FireWire or USB Port.

?We couldnt be happier, said Larry OConnor, president of OWC. ?These drives deliver what Mac mini users want high style and high performance. The Mac mini is a great machine and these miniStacks enhance them all the more.

Each miniStack features a smart power switch so the drive turns on with your mini; a thermal probe that automatically regulates and varies fan speed according to the temperature of the hard drive; and an integrated 2-Port FireWire and 3-Port USB 2.0/1.1 hub. The dimensions of the miniStack are 6.5 inches x 6.5 inches x 1.5 inches.

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OWC also offers a full line of accessories and professional installation services. More details are available online at, by calling 800-275-4576 or via email at

About Newer Technology, Inc.
For more than 16 years, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the leading developer of performance upgrades for PowerBooks, desktop Macintosh computers, iMacs and MacOS compatibles. NewerTech is a division of New Concepts Development Corporation, headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome by calling (815) 338-8685 or by emailing

About Other World Computing
Other World Computing has been providing quality hardware products and support to the Macintosh universe since 1988. The Illinois-based company operates the popular Web site, which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer enhancement products, including OWCs own Mercury acceleration and FireWire product lines. Along with its proprietary XPostFacto, which allows select pre-G3 computers to run Mac OS X, OWC is an Apple Certified Developer, and provides extensive technical support for Macintosh users around the world. OWC also owns and operates, a national Internet Service Provider designed specifically for Macintosh users, as well as OWC.Net, an ISP that provides Internet access, design and hosting solutions in the greater Chicago area. Other World Computing ranks as the largest technology services employer in McHenry County according to the McHenry County Business Journal.

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