OWC Wins About.com 2012 Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Mac Peripheral Reseller”

Other World Computing announced today it won the About.com 2012 Readers’ Choice Award for best Mac Peripheral Reseller. OWC received more votes—92% of all votes cast—than the other three finalists, including giant coast-to-coast resellers like Best Buy.

OWC Wins in First Ever “Best Mac Peripherals” Category

About.com’s popular reader-driven awards program began in 2008 and has expanded to highlight the best products, features, and services across a wide variety of topics ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more. This year marked the debut of the Best Mac Peripherals category, which was open to both brick-and-mortar and online resellers. After soliciting reader nominations for favorite reseller sites, a panel of About.com experts narrowed the large field to four finalists. Enthusiastic online voting resulted in OWC winning the title of Best Mac Peripheral Reseller, with a final vote tally of an impressive 92% of all votes cast.

It’s very humbling to be recognized by Apple enthusiasts around the world as the Best Mac Peripheral Reseller,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “We re-dedicate ourselves every day to earning our customers’ trust by exceeding their expectations. That commitment is what we call the ‘OWC Difference’. On behalf of the entire OWC Team, thank you to all that voted for us.”

To view the Best Mac Peripheral Reseller award and all award winners, please visit About.com


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  • I agree with Craig, I’ve been buying from OWC since my beige G3 desktop. You guys and gals are the best!




  • I have been an admirer of OWC and have referred many to you over the past several years. I have found OWC to be prompt in their delivery of items I have purchased online. Packed by caring hands and every detail given attention so that I have had NO complaints concerning anything! OWC is the only one for me!




  • Larry, congratulations! Finally, someone I voted for won! You have been my one and only Mac guru for years and I am so thrilled you were recognized as such. If there really were a Mac Genius, it would be you. I look forward to many years of fine customer service, great prices and cutting edge products from OWC. Thanks for everything!




  • I was happy to have discovered OWC in the mid-’90s and made them the preferred peripherals vendor for the Mac-driven advertising agency for whom I served as vice president operations. Their superior customer service, knowledgeable and reliable technical support and very aggressive pricing strategies rewarded my decision with every order. Now as executive producer for a film production company, We continue to rely on OWC to help keep our Macs beefed up and productive. Frankly, if OWC were NOT voted About.com’s Best Mac Peripherals Reseller – or the winner of any other Best list, I’d be alarmed. They’ve been the best supplier for us for nearly 20 years.




  • I just received my first order from OWC. The customer service advice I got on the phone steered me to the exact right RAM purchase for my new MAC Pro. I would not have known what to order without Ben’s help! My order came in record time in an absolutely beautiful package. It was a shiny blue bubble pack (which I shall keep to put stuff in) and big safety no-tamper label. Inside the memory sticks were protected in a box worthy of a jeweler, along with a proper packing list and a helpful color promo card showing other products I am definitely interested in. This is how business ought to be done!