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Tech Tip: ‘An Error Occurred While Preparing the Installation’ Fix

Having worked in Technical Support here at OWC for some time now, I have helped customers handle many different types of errors and problems that they have come across. Some such as, “The disk you inserted is not readable by this computer,” might have simple solutions like formatting the disk, and some are more difficult such as…
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OWC Closed In Observance Of Independence Day

From all of us at Other World Computing, we would like to wish our customers a fun and festive Fourth of July weekend. Independence Day is celebrated every Fourth of July in the United States, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration...

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How to Execute ‘Trimforce’ Command with Your SSD

On Wednesday, we reported that Apple released the latest OS X version with 10.10.4, which adds the support of TRIM for third-party SSDs. OWC SSDs are built to run at optimal speed and provide peak performance throughout their lives...


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Siri is surprisingly useful for foreign travel, where it can help you to ease the transition between the units used in your home country and those of the countries...

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On Tuesday, Apple released the latest update to OS X with version 10.10.4, which among other improvements adds the support of TRIM for third-party SSDs. The new “Trimforce” command...

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While Americans are looking forward to the Fourth of July this weekend, our friends to the north are busy celebrating a special day of their own today. Today is...

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The shots have been captured. The videos have been edited. And the entries are in. You can now check out all of the final contestants for the OWC Video...



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OWC Tests Show 1TB SSD in 2015...

Last week, we showed you our test results for the new faster PCIe-based flash storage in Apple’s 2015 15” MacBook Pro with Retina...

OWC Tests Speed of SSD in 2015...

In addition to getting the new Force Touch trackpad, the new 15” MacBook Pro with Retina display also received faster PCIe-based flash storage,...

On another episode of OWC Radio... Ed Gotwalt, better known as Mr. Ed from Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium, is our special guest this week on OWC Radio. At seventy-nine years old, Ed...