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OWC Accelsior PCI Express Solid State Drive Wins Gold Stevie Award at 2012 American Business Awards

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 | Author:

Other World Computing today announced that the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD won a Gold Stevie — the highest honor awarded — in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware” category at the 2012 American Business Awards awards ceremony held in San Francisco September 17. First announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first fully Macintosh and PC supported and bootable PCIe SSD, the Mercury Accelsior offers nearly 3x the performance vs. a SSD in a SATA 2.0 3Gb/s drive bay with well beyond even 6Gb/s speeds of up to 780MB/s.

Named Best In Category By Industry Professionals

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including the New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware category. More than 150 members of 10 specialized judging committees determined the Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging. Other 2012 Stevie Award winners included Hewlett-Packard, Sprint, and the Ford Motor Company. Article Continues…

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Newer Technology Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution Wins People’s Choice Award at 2012 American Business Award Ceremony

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 | Author:

Newer Technology, Inc. announced today that its Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet won a 2012 People’s Choice Stevie Award in the Favorite Consumer Electronics Product category at the 2012 American Business Awards awards ceremony held September 17 in San Francisco. After debuting at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first UL Listed in-wall AC/USB charging solution, the Power2U has earned top reviews and wide, cross-industry acclaim for providing a modern, centralized location for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and other USB chargeable devices simultaneously.

Newer Technology Selected In Huge Voter Turnout

More than 98,000 votes were cast in 30 product categories for this year’s People’s Choice Awards for Favorite New Products. Consumer online voting began in July, where the Power2U took an early lead, ultimately garnering top honors. Representatives from winning firms were presented with the coveted crystal People’s Choice Stevie Award at this past Tuesday’s ceremony. Past winners of the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products include Apple, Boost Mobile, and Samsung. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases

Free Admission to CES Ends Soon – Grab Yours Now and Come See OWC!

Thursday, August 9th, 2012 | Author:

Want a chance to see the newest groundbreaking Other World Computing products up close? You’re reading this so, we’ll take that as an ardent yes!

Do you also want to see thousands of exhibitors from all types of consumer technology markets and all the new gadgets and gizmos you can handle at the same location? Well, of course you do!

Now what if you could gain entrance to see all of that and more free of charge? OK, we get it – enough with the questions. All you need to do is simply register for the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show by Aug. 31. That’s it, no catch! You can register by mail, fax or online . The 2013 CES will take place Jan. 8-11, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

And if you need more incentive to make your plans soon, admission price will cost $100 beginning Sept. 1 and will jump to $200 on Jan. 2, 2013, so act fast!   

Need help finding us when you get there? The friendly faces of Team OWC will be waiting in booth LVCC, North Hall – 5812 to answer all of your questions and show you our latest and greatest products up close and personal.

So in the meantime, go ahead and start to figure out which great OWC upgrade you’re going to use your $200 in savings on.

Category: Industry News

Voting Now Open for NewerTechnlogy Power2U and OWC Accelsior PCI Express SSD for “People’s Choice” in the 2012 American Business Awards

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 | Author:

This year, both the (NewerTechnlogy Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution) and the (OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD) were named as a finalists for the 2012 American Business Awards “New Product or Service of the Year” category.

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for this year’s competition in more than 49 categories. Finalists, chosen by more than 140 business professionals, were announced in May, and winners will be announced at a September awards banquet. But YOU can vote on what you feel should be the People’s Choice in these categories, a special honor determined solely by online consumer voting. People’s Choice winners will receive special honors at the ABA ceremony in September.

It’s Easy to Vote

Online voting for the People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products starts today, and will conclude at 11:59 pm ET on August 29.

To vote for the NewerTech Power2U, (click here to register your vote) in the “Favorite New Consumer Electronics”  category.

To vote for the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD, (click here to register your vote) in the “Hardware – Computer”  category.

You can vote a total of one time in each of the categories, per email address. After your first vote, you will be asked to complete a registration form with your name, email address and telephone number. You’ll only have to do this once, and the site has a strict  privacy policy and won’t share your personal information with anyone. Article Continues…

Category: Industry News

Newer Technology Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution & OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD Named As Finalists In 2012 American Business Awards

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 | Author:

Other World Computing today announced that the Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Electronics” category and the the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCI Express SSD is a finalist in the “New Product or Service of the Year – Computer Hardware” category of the 2012 American Business Awards  and each will ultimately be awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award during the ABA awards ceremony held in San Francisco this September.

After debuting at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first home-safe, UL Listed in-wall charging solution, the Power2U has earned top reviews and wide, cross-industry acclaim as for providing a modern, centralized location for charging/powering up to four Apple iDevices, Android devices, and other USB chargeable devices simultaneously. First announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show as the industry’s first fully Macintosh and PC supported and bootable PCIe SSD, the Mercury Accelsior offers nearly 3x the performance vs. a SSD in a SATA 2.0 3Gb/s drive bay with well beyond even 6Gb/s speeds of up to 780MB/s.

Like The Oscars for Corporate America

The American Business Award program, created in 2002 and nicknamed “The Stevies”, is the only business awards program in the United States that honors and generates public recognition of corporate and executive achievements worldwide. The Stevie Award trophy is often called “the business Oscar”, because it is hand-cast and finished in 24-karat gold by the same company that creates the Oscar. The name “Stevie” is taken from the name Stephen, derived from Greek term for “crowned”. Past American Business Award winners have include Apple, Oracle, Hilton Hotels, and AT&T. Article Continues…

Category: Press Releases