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Apple was an early adopter of PCIe SSDs, introducing them in 2013 when the NVMe specification was still in its infancy and before any M.2 NVMe hardware was available. As a result, Apple's PCIe SSDs for the era used a proprietary form factor rather than the now-common M.2 standard. But form factor limitations aside, they were still physically and electrically stand-alone SSDs, meaning that unlike Apple's latest machines with integrated SSD controllers, these machines could have their SSDs swapped out for an upgrade. This is where Mac accessory and upgrade specialist Other World Computing (OWC) comes in. OWC has offered several aftermarket SSDs in Apple's custom not-quite-M.2 form factor, culminating in the recent release of the Aura Pro X2 SSD. Designed to be a drop-in...

Apple's Mac mini - Tempting PC Users Everywhere

We take a look at (and in) the new Mac mini, iLife '05 and iWork.

198 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/25/2005

A Month with a Mac - Part II: The Mobile Experience

As a desktop, the Mac is a tough sell for most, but what about as a notebook?

60 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/24/2005

ATI Radeon X800 XT Mac Edition: Competition in the Mac Market

ATI finally brings their X800 architecture to the Mac platform.

35 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/5/2005

A Month with a Mac: A Die-Hard PC User's Perspective

An in-depth look of Anand's experience with Apple's Mac platform.

215 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/8/2004

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