Other World Computing today introduced the OWC Mercury Helios+E2 Thunderbolt SSD Solution. The bootable ‘all-in-one’ storage performance and expansion solution offers owners of Thunderbolt technology enabled Macs and PCs sustained read/write data throughput up to 617MB/s from up to 960GB of OWC Mercury SSD capacity; two Thunderbolt interfaces for connecting multiple Thunderbolt devices; and two eSATA 6Gb/s expansion ports for connecting up to an additional 32TB or more of external storage/backup capacity. Article Continues…
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Other World Computing Announces Mercury Helios+E2 as ‘Ultimate All-In-One’ Thunderbolt Enabled Storage Solution for Macs and PCs
There’s a good chance you were spending the holiday yesterday in the company of your irreplaceable family members and friends. There’s also a good chance you were too busy to spend any time with something else that’s irreplaceable – your data.
March 31 was World Backup Day – a yearly tradition that serves as a friendly reminder for you to double-check your backups or establish a backup plan for your important data if you haven’t already done so. And despite the spirit of today’s tradition, having reliable backup options is no joke. Article Continues…
OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro Bus-Powered Portable Drive Now Offers Up To 1.5TB Storage/Back Up Capacity
Other World Computing announced today its award-winning OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro bus-powered portable storage solution has expanded its storage and back up capacity by 50% to a massive 1.5TB. That’s enough space to hold up to 1.5 million JPEG photos, 750 DVD movies, 115 hours of digital video, or 526,000 MP3 songs in your back pocket.
The new Mercury On-The-Go Pro 1.5TB model is available in two interface configurations:
- USB 3.0 and FireWire 800/400 $199.99
- USB 3.0/2.0 only $179.99
With its USB 3.0 ‘SuperSpeed’ interface, a Mercury On-The-Go Pro equipped with an OWC Mercury Electra 6G Solid State Drive up to 480GB capacity can deliver real-world, benchmark-proven data transfer speeds up to 285MB/s. Article Continues…
Newer Technology miniStack Classic Storage Solution With Integrated Powered Hub Offers Maximum Capacity and Desktop Organization
Newer Technology, Inc. today introduced the miniStack Classic powered hub external storage solution. Designed to match the footprint and appearance of 2005-2009 Mac mini computers, the miniStack Classic also complements any Mac or PC by providing up to 4TB of storage/backup capacity while conserving desktop workspace. An integrated three USB 2.0 port powered hub further reduces clutter by providing a convenient way to connect and charge cellphones, tablet computers, digital cameras, and other USB-equipped devices. Article Continues…
OWC Announces Mercury Elite Pro Mini As Industry’s Only 2TB ‘Quad Interface’ and eSATA 6G/USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Portable Storage Solution
Other World Computing announced today it has expanded its OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini line with 33% more capacity to a new maximum of 2TB storage capacity. As the industry’s only ‘Quad Interface’ (FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, and eSATA) or ‘Combo Interface’ (eSATA 6G and USB 3.0) bus-powered portable drive, the Mercury Elite Pro mini is now available in 14 different hard drive or OWC Mercury SSD-equipped configurations that deliver up to 600MB/s data rate storage/backup performance to Mac and PC users in a Plug and Play mobile footprint.
Portable and Bus-Powered for Mobile Lifestyles
Measuring a compact 5.5″ L x 3.8″ W x 1.1″ H, the Mercury Elite Pro mini offers portable storage capacity up to 2TB– enough space for up to 2 million JPEG photos, 1,000 DVD movies, 152 hours of digital video, or 700,000 MP3 songs – in its fanless brushed aluminum enclosure. Because it’s bus-powered, the Mercury Elite Pro mini doesn’t require an AC adapter, so it’s ideal for in-the-field business professionals, creative/entertainment professionals, students, and anyone else needing to back up data, transport large files between computers, gain additional storage capacity, and even perform video editing and live music recording.
Built for Performance and Flexibility
Designed to emulate the award-winning history of the larger desktop-sized Mercury Elite Pro, the Mercury Elite Pro mini portable storage solution line offers a choice of the fastest 2.5″ SATA hard drive mechanisms up to 7200RPM; or ‘faster in a flash’ OWC’s Mercury brand SSDs for demanding A/V, digital photography, professional music, graphics, general data, and Time Machine-ready storage needs. The ‘Quad Interface’ model offers connection flexibility among various systems; while those seeking the fastest interface offered in a portable drive will find their speed needs fulfilled by the 6G (6Gb/s) eSATA/USB 3.0 ‘Combo Interface’ model. The Mercury Elite Pro mini can also be used with digital cameras and camcorders with USB 3.0/2.0 data ports for fast, on-location backups of images and video. Article Continues…