Other World Computing announced today its popular OWC Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Storage Upgrade Kits now offer up to 1.5TB of storage/backup capacity—over 50 percent more than factory offered—for the latest 2012 MacBook Pros, all Apple MacBook Unibody models from 2008 and later, PC notebooks, and certain Xbox and PS3 gaming systems. OWC also offers DIY Kits up to 1.0TB and OWC SSD based choices up to 960GB for nearly every MacBook, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini.
Solves Hard Drive Space Shortage
For many computer users, once hard drive space starts getting tight, they feel they have no other choice than to replace their entire machine. They often aren’t aware they can upgrade the internal drive themselves and what is required to get the job done. OWC DIY Kits are the cost-effective answer to this problem and offer complete, easy-to-install choices starting at $52.50 that can provide enough space for holding up to 1.5 million JPEG photos, 750 DVD movies, 115 hours of digital video, or 526,000 MP3 songs. Article Continues…
Other World Computing announced today it has expanded the new Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini bus powered (no AC adapter needed) portable hardware RAID storage solution with two new hard drive and three new OWC SSD based models. Now offering 10 pre-configured choices with hardware RAID-1 “mirrored” redundancy for “live activity” data protection; or RAID-0 “stripe” for maximum performance capacity, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini contains two 2.5″ hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSDs for up to 2.0TB of capacity and a “Quad Interface” of FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, & eSATA connections for Plug and Play data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s with Mac and PC computers. Article Continues…
Other World Computing today announced it has expanded its OWC Data Doubler™ optical bay drive mounting solution line with a custom fit model for Mac mini 2009 and iMac 2009-2010 models. The OWC Data Doubler enables Apple Macintosh users to replace their infrequently used optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD for up to an additional 750GB of internal drive capacity, internal RAID, or other user customized internal data storage configurations.
The $79.99 MSRP OWC Data Doubler for 2009 Mac mini (user installable) and iMac 2009-2010 models (professional installation recommended) comes complete with all required hardware and is immediately available for the following Macintosh models:
- Mac mini “Early 2009” and “Mid 2009” model
- iMac 20″ “Mid 2009” models
- iMac 21.5″ & 27″ “Late 2009” and “Mid 2010” models Article Continues…
Matt S., – A satisfied customer from Tampa, FL.
It wasn’t that long ago that I purchased my MacBook. It was October of 2007, shortly after my G3 iBook adamantly declared it would do no more complicated tasks. Accomplishing anything on that iBook had become a chore, and the faulty soldering job on the GPU didn’t help either. I had to bite the bullet and get a new Mac. It was time. Apple had recently transitioned from the PowerPC CPUs to Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 had just come out, and my poor little iBook just wasn’t able to cope with what Apple had coming down the way. I bid a fond farewell to my first-ever Apple purchase and stored it away somewhere.
Now, here is a very obvious statement about Macs: they’re expensive. You can either believe or disbelieve the hype about the Apple Tax, price-gouging, paying for a brand label, but any Apple product is a significant purchase in terms of cost and value. As a married man with a wife in college and one reasonably modest income, I had to aim low. I went for the bottom of the barrel MacBook. Was that a bad thing? Article Continues…
Every Friday, we let you know of any price drop on OWC or NewerTech storage solutions that may have occurred during the week. Most of the time, it’ll be a single model drive that gets this reduction. This week, though, we’ve got price drops on two different On-The-Go Pro models for twice the savings!
Our OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro portable storage solutions provide convenient, flexible storage at a competitive price. Built for performance, reliability, and durability, Mercury On-The-Go models have been recognized with top reviews and include ‘Very Good’, ‘Gear of the Year’, and ‘Editor’s Choice’ award bestowments.
OWC Mercury On-the-Go Solutions require no external power; they reliably bus power via a single port—no Y-Cables or dual ports required! All of our solutions utilize the best qualified hard drive mechanisms for optimum performance and reliability. The On-The-Go’s shock absorbing design further protects the drive and your valuable data from external forces.
- All connecting cables included
- Bootable via all interfaces
- Oxford chipsets (models with FireWire only)
- Carrying Case included
- Intech Hard Disk Speed Tools suite and Carbon Copy Cloner included
- Full retail versions of Prosoft DataBackup III for OS X (a $59.95 retail value) and NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows (a $49.95 retail value).
- Industry leading 3 year OWC warranty
While all those features are noteworthy in and of themselves, these great new prices make the On-The-Go solutions even more desirable. Article Continues…