Energy Efficient RAID-1 “Live Activity” Backup Storage Solution Offers Up
To 50% Power Reduction

June 12, 2008 Woodstock, IL — Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech), the leading developer of PC, Macintosh, iPod, and
iPhone performance upgrades and accessories, today announced their first
“Green” storage drive, the Guardian MAXimus eMAX, a new addition to the
award-winning NewerTech Guardian MAXimus line of “Triple Interface”
External RAID-1 Mirror Plug & Play storage drive solutions.

Up To 50% Power Reduction Savings

Utilizing the latest technology advances in energy efficiency, the Guardian
MAXimus eMAX is RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) certified to
deliver maximum data protection and backup performance while using less
energy. Compared to other low-powered 1TB external storage solutions,
Guardian MAXimus eMAX provides a 15 percent power savings and up to a 50
percent power reduction versus traditionally powered 1TB drives. The
Guardian MAXimus eMAX also provides the utmost in low noise operation, data
storage stability, and per disk capacity for 1TB drives.

“The addition of the new Guardian MAXimus eMAX continues the product
development mission of the Guardian MAXimus line,” said Grant Dahlke,
Marketing Manager, NewerTech. “When only maximum performance, quality, ease
of use, and now energy efficiency savings will suffice for data
protection/backup needs, Mac and PC users alike will find their needs
exceeded by a Guardian MAXimus model.”

Award-Winning History

The new Guardian MAXimus eMAX complements the broad Guardian MAXimus lineup
that has earned widespread praise and awards. “Easy to use, incredibly
fast, and offers a lot of space for the price…the perfect space-to-speed
ratio that’s so important to graphics professionals, digital photographers,
and designers,” said PhotoShop User magazine about Guardian MAXimus in its
Five Star rated review. “The fastest drive with the biggest oomph in the
smallest form we’ve seen,” said Macsimum News in awarding Guardian MAXimus
the Macsimum Macworld 2008 Award.

Guardian MAXimus eMAX is a 1.0TB Mirror (1.0TB + 1.0TB) 5400RPM w/64MB
total buffer drive priced at $549.99.

Guardian MAXimus line pricing:
250GB Mirror (250 + 250) 7200RPM w/32MB total buffer $259.99
320GB Mirror (320 + 320) 7200RPM w/32MB total buffer $289.99
400GB Mirror (400 + 400) 7200RPM w/32MB total buffer $329.99
500GB Mirror (500 + 500) 7200RPM w/32MB total buffer $379.99
750GB Mirror (750 + 750) 7200RPM w/64MB total buffer $439.99
1.0TB Mirror (1.0TB + 1.0TB) 7200RPM w/64MB total buffer $639.99
150GB “Power User” Mirror (150 + 150) 10,000RPM w/32MB total buffer $569.99

“Live Activity” Backup

The Guardian MAXimus RAID-1 mirror storage line is a Plug And Play “Live
Activity” backup solution for consumer and professional users. Always
guarding against data loss and costly system downtime, Guardian MAXimus
writes the same information in real-time to two separate drives for a
“mirrored” copy. With up to 1TB dual SATA drives, data transfer rates up
to 100MB/s, OS X “Leopard” Time Machine readiness, and a “Triple Interface”
of two FireWire 800, one FireWire 400, and one USB 2.0 ports, Guardian
MAXimus offers performance, flexibility, and reliability for critical data

Guardian MAXimus Line Features:
* Up to 1.0TB Dual-Drive Solution
* Up to 64MB of drive cache (32MB per drive)
* Custom Oxford 924 Based Bridge Solution
* 2 FireWire 800 9 pin ports
* 1 FireWire 400 6 pin port
* 1 USB 2.0 “B” port – backwards compatible with USB 1.1
* Front panel drive status LEDs
* Quiet operation
* RoHS certified
* 9.3″ x 2.8″ x 5.6″ size, shock-resistant for maximum portability
* US/International 90~240V 4.2A UL- Listed power supply
* 36″ FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0/1.1 double shielded
connecting cables included
* Compatible with Apple OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.1.x and later (10.2 or
later required for FW800 and USB 2.0), and Windows ME and later operating
* Includes ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3, NovaStor NovaBACKUP, and
Intech SpeedTools Utilities software (a $200 retail value)

Guardian MAXimus eMAX is available immediately priced at $549.99 from
NewerTech’s exclusive distributor, Other World Computing. For more
information, see

About Newer Technology, Inc.
Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the
leading developer of performance upgrades for PowerBooks, desktop Macintosh
computers, Intel Macs, iMacs, iPods, iPhones, and Mac OS compatibles.
NewerTech is headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are
welcome by calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing