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NewsPoster Dec 15, 2013 04:02 PM
Briefly: Mac MiniDrive, Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy bundles
The creators of <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300506==http://theminidrive.com/TheMiniDrive.com/Specs.html" rel='nofollow'>MiniDrive</a> - a storage space solution for MacBooks that uses the SD card slot to provide secondary storage - have announced their upcoming unit that will be compatible with the latest 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina. The MiniDrive is a semi-permanent, on-board storage addition that provides users with 64 GB of secondary storage. <br><br />
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Currently available for 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros from mid 2009, 13-inch MacBook Air from late 2010, 17-inch MacBook Pro from mid 2012 and 15-inch MacBook Retina from mid 2012, the MiniDrive requires individually tailored endcaps (for removal) as to accommodate each model. The original MiniDrive storage adaptor, which fits in all MacBooks except the latest ones, is <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300503==http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AL1385C/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf _rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=0R1FENYVTGJCTKBQEFDZ&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p =1630083502&pf_rd_i=507846" rel='nofollow'>available from Amazon</a> for $20. Those interested in MiniDrive for the latest MacBook Retinas can learn of upcoming releases by joining MiniDrive's <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300504==http://eepurl.com/zpDhr" rel='nofollow'>mailing list</a>.<br />
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<strong>BattleFront offering two new bundle purchase options for Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy</strong><br />
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Battlefront.com has <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300505==http://www.battlefront.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id= 273&Itemid=456" rel='nofollow'>announced</a> its latest bundle offerings for its series of World War II tactical simulations, Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy. The Two Module Upgrade Bundle updates any existing Combat Mission Battle for Normandy game to the latest version, and installs both modules (Commonwealth Forces and Market Garden). The other bundle, The BIG Complete Edition Bundle, contains the base game of Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy, as well as the 2.0 Engine Upgrade and both Commonwealth Forces and Market Garden modules. <br />
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Available for PC and Mac OS X, BattleFront's Two Module Upgrade Bundle is valued at $75, and The BIG Complete Edition Bundle is priced at $95.
 
SergioRS Dec 16, 2013 01:12 PM
You can make your own MiniDrive for $4 by CAREFULLY cutting away the USB portion on one of these. I've been using it on my ChromeBook for a few months with a 16GB MicroSDHC card and have had no issues. http://www.kaibader.de/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/SD-Card-Adapter.jpg
 
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