Stores 1 Million Photos, 350,000 MP3 songs, or 500 DVD Quality Movies
Features One Central Plug & Play Access Point for Connecting Multiple Devices

August 6, 2008 Woodstock, IL — Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) , the leading developer of PC, Macintosh, iPod,
and iPhone performance upgrades and accessories, today announced the new
miniStack v2.5 FireWire 400/USB 2.0 powered hub storage solution, a new
addition to the award-winning NewerTech miniStack line of small footprint,
high performance Plug & Play external powered hub storage solutions.

NewerTech miniStack v2.5 is ideal for data intensive uses, such as
Audio/Video editing, digital photography, MP3 music libraries, and
high-speed back-up. Built for performance, it employs the latest
generation Oxford 934 bridge chipset; a 7200RPM Serial ATA (SATA) drive; up
to 1.0TB of storage capacity; and up to 32MB of disk cache to quickly store
and retrieve up to 1 million JPEG photos, 350,000 MP3 songs, or 500 DVD
quality movies.

Centralized Desktop Hub Works with Macs and PCs to Connect All Devices

miniStack v2.5 functions as a centralized desktop hub for connecting
multiple digital devices, such as scanners, printers, memory card readers,
digital cameras, and iPods, simultaneously and clutter-free.
It features a unique ergonomic rear and side port configuration of three
FireWire 400 (one uplink and two additional) and four USB 2.0 (one uplink
and three additional) ports. With its interface flexibility and compact
design, miniStack v2.5 is the ideal portable external hard drive storage
solution to move among multiple Macintosh computers and laptops and
virtually any Windows or Linux-based computer with a USB or FireWire port.
The easy-to-use miniStack v2.5 is also perfect for booting your OS on any
system with FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 boot-support.

In addition, Mac users can add miniStack v2.5 to an Airport Extreme
wireless network via USB to wirelessly share files, perform Time Machine
backups, and share other devices, like printers. Plus, miniStack v2.5 is
A/V rated for high-performance home entertainment systems and sharing
content with Apple TV.

miniStack v2.5 Features:

* Up to 1.0TB (1,000GB) of bootable Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive capacity
* Up to 32MB of data cache
* Oxford 934 bridge chipset
* Compact, 6.5″x 6.5″ x 1.5″ size
* Three FireWire 400 ports, two rear/one side (one uplink, two additional)
* Four USB 2.0/1.1 ports, three rear/one side (one uplink, three additional)
* External Auto Switching 100~240v 50/60Hz 3 amp UL listed power adapter
* Auto-Power on/off automatically with computer
* Intelligent thermal monitoring for minimal fan power consumption and
whisper quiet operation
* Fully bootable via FireWire or USB with OS boot support
* Interface connecting cables included
* Kensington security slot
* Includes ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3, NovaStor NovaBACKUP, and
Intech SpeedTools Utilities software (a $200 retail value)

miniStack v2.5 is available immediately in seven pre-configured models
priced starting at $104.99 from NewerTech’s exclusive distributor, Other
World Computing, at, as well as through the retail
channel. For more information, see

miniStack v2.5 Pricing:
80GB capacity, 8MB cache for $104.99
160GB capacity, 8MB cache for $112.99
250GB capacity, 8MB cache for $127.99
320GB capacity, 16MB cache for $137.99
500GB capacity, 16MB cache for $149.99
750GB capacity, 32MB cache for $199.99
1.0TB capacity, 32MB cache for $279.99
0GB Enclosure Kit for $79.99
0GB Enclosure Kit with Software bundle for $89.99

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