Recently I picked up a PowerBook, and while I expected it to be “okay”, I did not expect to fall in love with OS X the way that I have. I am completely smitten. So much so that I had to pick up a Mac mini so that I would have a desktop Mac solution (and because it just calls your name when shopping at the Apple Store). The 80 GB version struck my fancy, but soon I realized that I am not one that enjoys playing mouse cursor beach ball all that much. The mini had half a gig of RAM in it, but the 4200-RPM drive was just holding me back. It was time to upgrade to a 5400 RPM 100 GB drive. Rather than taking it in to a service center where they would overcharge me, I did it on my own. If you want to upgrade your Mac mini’s hard drive, read on for our tutorial which takes a look at backing up your data, replacing your hard drive, and restoring your data.
It’s pretty amazing what a good color job will do to an ordinary looking device. Not that the Mac mini was ordinary to begin with, but still, with one of 20 custom color jobs from Colorware, you will be the envy of Apple fans everywhere. You can pimp out your mini for $99, and they are also planning to offer matching keyboards and mice. Check out the jobs that ColorWare did on our iPod, and Xbox - they are a class act.
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