Friday, August 25, 2006 – As “Modify Your Mac Month” enters its final
week, Other World Computing and are issuing the last call
for mod submissions to The Great Mac Mod Challenge 2006. OWC, along
with Griffin Technology,, and are giving away
over $3,500 in prizes. Entries will be accepted until Thursday,
August 31 at 11:59PM. iPod mods, carputer mods, overclocking, liquid
cooling, painting and more are eligible for submission. More
information on how to enter is available at
( “I’m really looking forward
to this year’s Mac Mod Challenge as the creativity and determination
of Mac users never ceases to amaze me,” says Jason O’Grady from O’grady joins 4 other judges in this years Challenge
tasked with choosing the best Mac mods and selecting the Mod of the
Year. “Modding a Mac is a real challenge, because you have to improve
upon something that’s already a work of art,” says judge Daniel Eran,
who operates the online magazine Roughly Drafted. Judges:

Jason O’Grady from

Kent Salas (RiscX) from

Leander Kahney from

Tom Bridge from

Daniel Eran from

Other World Computing & Package: $1,000 Digital Life Hub
Apple Mac Mini w/Frontrow
* 320 GB NewerTech Ministack
* El Gato Eye TV w/DVR
* Monster TosLink Home Stereo Connection Kit

Griffin Technology Package: $500 Ultimate iPod Kit
* A $500 shopping spree at the online Griffin store where you’ll find
all the hottest iPod accessories from Griffin Technology. Package: $300 Maxxed Ram
* Upgrade your Mac with $300 worth of memory from

Ackoo Solutions Participation Gift:
* $50 1 Year Hosting 500 MB Storage
* 5 GB Transfer
* 100 Email, 10 FTP

Home to “The Great MacMod Challenge” and the “Mod of the Year” award, is a community dedicated to providing Mac users with the
ability to share information and identify resources they need to
personalize, customize, and modify Mac systems. The site features
detailed mod guides, hardware reviews, software reviews, and forums.
Launched in June 2004, MacMod is recognized as the world’s leading
Mac modding site.

About Other World Computing
Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware
products and support to the computer universe since 1988. The
Illinois-based company had revenues exceeding $35 million USD in
2005. OWC operates the popular e-commerce portal
which features one of the largest online catalogs of computer and
iPod enhancement products including Mercury, Neptune, and NewerTech
acceleration and FireWire product lines. OWC is a Premiere Level
Apple Developer Connection member and provides extensive technical
support for Macintosh users around the world. The company management
umbrella includes leading Internet Service Providers
and, and is the area’s leading technology employer as ranked
by McHenry County Business Journal.