Other World Computing debuted the addition of the OWC Mercury Helios 2 PCIe Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis to its Helios line at CES 2014. The Helios 2 is a solution for using two single-width, or one single-width and one double-width, PCIe 2.0 adapter cards with Mac Pro® (2013), Mac mini, iMac®, MacBook Air®, MacBook Pro®, and other Thunderbolt-equipped computers that do not have PCIe slots due to size and/or design limitations.
More Users Can Now Tap Into Power of PCIe and Thunderbolt
Desktop workstations used to be the only way computer users could access high-performance PCIe cards made for video capture/editing, media transcoding, audio processing, and data storage. Now, with Mercury Helios or Helios 2, users of portable, all-in-one computers, and the new Thunderbolt 2 equipped Mac Pro 2013 can enjoy the functionality and productivity gains of these PCIe cards wherever their work takes them. Article Continues…
Other World Computing announced an upgrade kit for PlayStation® 4 at CES 2014 that will allow users to add capacity and boost performance up to 40% faster vs. stock drive for reduced system load time.
What it does
The OWC DIY Upgrade Kit for PS4™ allows PS4 owners to double storage and boost the performance with an OWC drive. DIY bundles include everything needed to upgrade/replace the existing 2.5” drive and transfer gaming data to new drive. For added value, the original drive can be converted to an external drive, using the included enclosure, for new use for data transfer, back up or portable storage for your computer. Article Continues…
Other World Computing today announced at CES 2014 that it has rounded out its array of OWC Thunderbolt™ cable offerings with three new optical cable lengths of 10M, 20M, and 30M. Longer length options allow noisy storage appliances to be moved to equipment closet for a quiet and productive workplace.
Perfect cables for Thunderbolt-based production workflows and data needs for today and beyond
- Utilize latest Thunderbolt chipsets for high-speed 10Gb/s Thunderbolt and 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 devices
- Enhance video workflow with support for faster 4K video transfers + 4K display capabilities via DisplayPort 1.2
- Able to Daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices
- Can be used for Target Disk Mode between two Macs that support Thunderbolt
- Enables new iMac® as a display for a MacBook Pro® equipped with Thunderbolt
- OWC One-Year Warranty
- Enhances video workflows with support for faster 4K video transfers + 4K display capabilities via DisplayPort 1.2 Article Continues…
NewerTech debuted its new NuGuard KX case for the iPhone 5C today at CES 2014. Unlike common iPhone case materials, the NuGuard KX case for the iPhone 5C offers rugged protection for the iPhone without sacrificing style or adding significant bulk. The NuGuard KX case for the iPhone 5C uses state-of-the-art X-Orbing gel technology to absorb and evenly distribute kinetic energy, which is then engineered into an effective one-piece design that’s available in six attractive colors, with cut-out design features that complement the new iPhone 5C.
Protection That Doesn’t Compromise Size or Convenience
Edge Guard over-molding design enhances iPhone screen edge protection without interfering with edge-to-edge touch finger accessibility, ensuring hassle-free touch keyboarding and the ability to drag and organize app icons from screen to screen. Article Continues…
Other World Computing today officially announced the full certification and availability of OWC Memory upgrade kits for Apple’s new Mac Pro 2013 models. These new ECC 1866MHz Quad-Channel Matched Kits are now available in 32GB and 64GB kits and offer savings of up to 31% versus the factory option cost additions. Generous trade-in rebates for factory installed memory provide for net savings of up to over 37% versus factory.
Since the first Mac Pro in 2006, OWC has been the first to market and leading after-market provider of memory for the every Mac Pro Apple has introduced. All OWC Memory upgrade sets for Apple Mac Pro 2013 models consist of four matched, true 1866MHz modules (no overclocking, full rated components), tested and certified to meet, if not exceed Apple Design Specifications. They are fully RoHS and JEDEC compliant, and designed to provide the full benefit this latest Mac Pro can garner from its high-performance memory bus. Like all OWC Memory Upgrades, the Mac Pro Upgrade Kits are backed with a Money Back Guarantee and OWC’s Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty. Article Continues…