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Apple Warranty Flexibility Just A Phone Call Away

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 | Author:

LarrysDeskWarranty expiration dates always seem to have a way of sneaking up on us.

And recently, I found myself up against the warranty clock with my MacBook Pro. The machine was having an issue with the Retina screen. Several pesky pixels were “stuck on” displaying white dots where they weren’t supposed to.

It was admittedly a minor issue, but the Retina displays are expensive, and I definitely wanted to make sure it was taken care of under warranty.

But as it wasn’t a major issue for daily use, I put off dealing with it. And then suddenly it was do-or-die time with the warranty – and the date just happened to intersect fatefully with CES 2014. I could not take my MacBook in to Apple and be without it at CES, and I was short on time to borrow a Mac and get transferred over and tested. Article Continues…

OWC’s Envoy Pro EX Named As CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 | Author:

PR_EnvoyProEXOther World Computing today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the OWC Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Portable SSD Solution. Products entered in this prestigious program were judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.

“We are proud that the Envoy Pro EX was singled out from such a prestigious field of electronics products, for its design, function and engineering,” said Larry O’Connor, founder and CEO of Other World Computing. “We look forward to exhibiting it along with our other top of the line computer upgrade and expansion products at CES 2014.”  

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Category: Press Releases

Tell Us Your Thoughts And Win

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 | Author:

How many times a day do you wish you could tell people exactly what you think? I mean exactly what you think. That guy who cut you off in traffic just to beat you to the next stop light. The girl at Starbucks who heard you order nonfat milk yet decided to make it with milk straight from the udder. The coworker who clips his nails at his desk. The guy popping his gum seemingly in your ear from the seat behind you on the train. The point is, saying exactly what you think is sometimes discouraged, and holding our tongues about it often saves us from being punched in the face.  But what if someone wanted to know exactly what you thought? And they wanted to know what you thought so bad that they were willing to enter you in a drawing to win a free iPad mini if you told them?  What if I told you that OWC wants to do just that?! If that excites you, read on.

OWC wants to know what you think in order to gage interest in a new, exciting, and innovative event. We are considering hosting an annual conference where Macintosh product users can network and interact with other Macintosh users, attend educational sessions on a number of different topics, and visit an exhibition all featuring the newest and coolest products in the industry today! We want to know your thoughts! So please, give us your feedback.

And in order to thank you for your feedback, you will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE iPad Mini. (Open to US residents only.) See, we take care of you. So think good thoughts about us, would ya?

Category: Industry News

Newer Technology NuGuard KX Kinetic Energy X-Orbing Case For iPhone Named Finalist In 2013 American Business Awards

Friday, May 10th, 2013 | Author:

Newer Technology, Inc. today announced today that its NuGuard KX, a kinetic energy X-Orbing protective case for iPhone 4/4S/5 models, is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Consumer Electronics” category of the 2013 American Business Awards. As a finalist, Newer Technology will ultimately be awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award during the ABA awards ceremony held in San Francisco this September. 

Newer Technology Selected As Finalist From More Than 3,200 Entries

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for this year’s competition in categories including the New Product or Service of the Year – Consumer Electronics category. More than 100 business professionals nationwide chose finalists during preliminary judging in April and May. Later this month, 10 specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements with the results announced in September. 

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Category: Press Releases

Newer Technology NuGuard KX Kinetic Energy Absorbing Protective Case for Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S Models Gains Worldwide Recognition

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 | Author:

Newer Technology, Inc announced today the NuGuard KX, a kinetic energy X-Orbing protective case for the Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4/4S models, is now available from retailers worldwide for as low as $35. Backed by a Lifetime Warranty, the NuGuard KX offers certified military-grade protection for the iPhone without sacrificing style, comprising function, or adding significant bulk.

Earns Industry Awards and Accolades

In addition to being named the “Best of CES 2013” by iPhone Life magazine and a “Best of Show” CES 2013 winner by Beatweek Magazine, the NuGuard KX case has been widely praised by a diverse group of media portals. Mactrast said the KX offered “excellent protection for my treasured device without feeling and looking bulky.”; GizmoFusion.com wrote the KX provided “a great case that is easy to install and provides great drop protection.”; Examiner.com felt the KX “more than lived up to the hype….remarkable ability to protect an iPhone.”; and Mind of the Geek confirmed the KX’s protective qualities by “dropping an iPhone 5 onto a wooden floor, ceramic tile, and concrete surface from over six feet with no signs of impact.” Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases