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Fastmac announces ‘Just Say No To Crack’ iPod rehab program

Fastmac today announced the “Just Say No To Crack” iPod rehab program featuring same day LCD replacements for Video iPods & nanos. The new program offers repair and replacement of scratched or cracked iPod LCD screens, either as a Do It Yourself (DIY) kit with tools & instructional videos or via a same day mail order service provided by Fastmac directly. Fastmac uses only Apple original parts to guarantee quality as well as fit and compatibility.

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Fastmac ships high capacity replacement battery for MacBook Pro

Fastmac today announced that it has begun shipping its extended life battery upgrade for Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro. The new 62 Whr battery uses Lithium-Polymer cells (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) and utilize TruePower technology to provide a safe computing experience. Fastmac’s TruePower battery for MacBook Pro is compatible with all models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro. The new battery carries a special introductory price of US$99.95. Each battery carries a 1-year warranty and a 30-day money back guarantee. Read More

Fastmac announces PowerBook Pismo upgrade

Fastmac today announced an extended life battery upgrade for Apple’s PowerBook Pismo. The new 84 Whr battery uses Lithium-Ion cells (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) that are manufactured to the “highest quality standards” and utilizes TruePower technology to provide up to 68% more capacity than the original Apple battery, notes the company. Fastmac’s TruePower battery for the PowerBook Pismo is scheduled to ship within 10 days and is available for pre-order from their Web site for a special introductory price of US$139.95.

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FastMac announces TruePower laptop batteries

FastMac today announced a full line of TruePower Apple laptop batteries. The new high capacity batteries are available for: PowerBook G4 (Titanium and Aluminum), iBook (all models), and PowerBook G3 (Wallstreet, Lombard and Pismo). The TruePower batteries start at an introductory price of US$99.95 and offer up to 56% more capacity than the original, the company says. Select models will begin shipping in the next two weeks and are now available for pre-order on the FastMac site. Read More

FastMac announces new driverless SuperDrive upgrades

FastMac today announced the availability of a new slim line 8X Dual Layer SuperDrives. The drives do not require any patching or updating for compatibility. The company says they are 100% plug-and-play compatible with all versions of Mac OS X and natively support burning directly through the Finder as well as through Apple’s iLife Suite. Drives start at US$149.95 and come with a 1-year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.

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Fastmac reduces pricing on G4 upgrades by 25%

Fastmac today announced it has lowered prices on its G4 AGP processor upgrades by as much as 25%. Upgrades from 1.1Ghz to 1.5Ghz now start at US$229.95. The updated pricing is: G4 1.1Ghz $229.95 (exclusively available from the Web site), G4 1.2Ghz $249.95, G4 1.4Ghz $289.95 (G4 1.467Ghz upgrade available for $10 more), and G4 1.5Ghz for $349.95. Each G4 AGP processor upgrade from Fastmac carries a 3-year warranty and includes 256 Kb of 1:1 L2 cache on chip and 2Mb of high speed L3 cache, along with an integrated heat sink.

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FastMac announces iPod battery upgrade

FastMac today announced an iPod battery upgrade that utilizes what the company says is “patented nanoparticle technology to dramatically extend battery lifespan.” This upgrade is available for generation 1, 2, and 3 iPods and comes with a two-year warranty and a 30-day money back guaranty. Generation 1 and 2 batteries are priced at US$39.95 and generation 3 iPods cost $29.95. The company also notes that generation 4 iPod, iPod mini, and iPod photo upgrades are coming soon. Read More

FastMac offers 8x interal SuperDrive for Macs

FastMac today announced a new 8x internal slot-loading DVD/CD burner for certain Apple laptops and desktops. FastMac’s 8x DVD±RW drive is compatible with all PowerBook G4, iBook G4, Power Mac G4 Cube, iMac G3 slot-load and iMac G5 models. Designed to replace Apple’s original optical drive, the FastMac 8x DVD±RW drive takes full advantage of popular DVD and CD creation software such as Apple’s iDVD, iTunes and Disc Burner, as well as Roxio’s Toast Titanium and Popcorn applications. The US$229 drive burns DVDs at 8x speed and rewrites DVDs at 4x speed.

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