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Coffee Aliens Happen. Make Sure You Back Up Your Data.

We’ve discussed many times on the Rocket Yard just how important it is to have a back up system for your storage. Hard drive failure, fire, natural disasters, or even … alien abductions? There is no shortage of threats to our data and Other World Computing fan and video producer Brad Hasse of Bradonio Productions put together a short commercial for…
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Hot Read: iPod Classic Seeing New Life After Death

In September, I wrote about the death of my beloved iPod Classic. Its untimely death was actually quite timely in a sense – Apple had just killed off the Classic version of its iPod line enitrely. This reminded me...

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Weekend Read: Old Technology for a New Spacecraft

You may already know about NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which took its first flight test Friday. While the initial test was a big step, Orion has even bigger plans for future missions – the spacecraft is designed to eventually take...

Globe-Gifts Tips For Getting Your OWC Order...
Now that Thanksgiving has passed us by, many of us have moved our focus toward our holiday shopping. But luckily, the search for gifts no longer requires a 3...

OWC Weekend Read: Machines and Water Can...
Earlier this week, OWC Brian K. showed us how to properly care for our Apple laptop batteries. But believe it or not, years before we could run our sophisticated...

Globe_SW_audition Get Your First Look at ‘Star...
Now that you’ve had time to digest that Thanksgiving dinner and peruse those tempting Black Friday deals (isn’t shopping from your couch so much better than chaotic lines?), we...

nugreen_gall2 Hot Read: The Life and Times...
CNET recently kicked off a cool series called “Appliance Science” that’s all about the science and tech behind, you guessed it, home appliances. The latest edition of Appliance Science...

charitywater_vertical_white Sharing a Story from Sharmay: Water...
The following is a story provided by charity: water detailing a community that benefited from OWC’s 25th Anniversary campaign. In the Sharmay Community in Ethiopia, people used to travel long...