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On-The-Go, Built to Last

Monday, August 19th, 2013 | Author:
OWC On-The-Go

What’s the difference between the OWC On-The-Go drives above? All are in perfect working condition, but the one the right is from 2013, the one in the middle from 2009, the one on the left is from 2001. That’s a whopping 12 years of service. Article Continues…

OWC DIY Kits Now Offer Up To 1.5TB Storage/Backup Capacity To Solve Hard Drive Space Shortage Computer Users and Gamers Face

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 | Author:

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…

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OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro Bus-Powered Portable Drive Now Offers Up To 1.5TB Storage/Back Up Capacity

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 | Author:

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:

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…

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Other World Computing Announces ‘25th Year Kickoff Celebration’ Sweepstakes to Thank Apple Community and Tech Industry

Thursday, November 1st, 2012 | Author:

Other World Computing announced today that it will mark its 25th year of providing award-winning products, service, and support to the Apple community and tech industry with a special ‘25th Year Kickoff Celebration’ sweepstakes that will award 25 randomly chosen participants a high-performance, Mac and PC compatible OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro bus-powered portable storage solution featuring 1.0TB of storage and FireWire 800/400 and USB 3.0/2.0 interfaces.

Easy to Enter – No Purchase Necessary

There are two ways to enter the ‘25th Year Kickoff Celebration’ Sweepstakes – online or via mail-in entry. To enter online, simply log on to http://eshop.macsales.com/celebrate/25th, and subscribe to OWC’s free Hot Deals Blast newsletter and follow the entry directions. You may register for the sweepstakes without subscribing to the newsletter by using the mail-in entry. To use this method, hand-print the words ‘25th Year Kickoff Celebration’ Sweepstakes, name, age, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and e-mail address (if applicable) on a 3″x 5″ card and mail it in an envelope to:

‘25th Year Kickoff Celebration’ Sweepstakes
c/o Other World Computing
Attn: Sweepstakes
2650 Bridge Lane
Woodstock, Illinois 60098

The sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on November 1, 2012, and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2012. Complete entry details including eligibility, odds and prize conditions are listed at http://eshop.macsales.com/celebrate/25th/rules. A total of 25 winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about December 17, 2012. The winners will be notified by telephone, e-mail or mail service by December 28, 2012. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Article Continues…

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OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro Bus-Powered Portable Drive Now Offers USB 3.0 On ‘Triple Interface’ Model

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 | Author:

Other World Computing announced today theTriple Interface’ model of its award-winning OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro bus-powered portable storage solution now features a USB 3.0 ‘SuperSpeed’ port which is also USB 2.0 backwards compatible. Complemented by two FireWire 800/400 ports, the new USB 3.0 capability enables the Mercury On-The-Go Pro to deliver real-world, benchmark-proven data transfer speeds up to 285MB/s. All that speed is housed in a pocket-sized drive offering up to 1.0TB of storage capacity—enough space to hold up to one million JPEG photos, 500 DVD movies, 76 hours of digital video, or 350,000 MP3 songs.

Pocket-Sized and Bus Powered – Ideal for the Mobile Office

Designed for the active “On-The-Go” computer user who needs the largest and fastest portable storage solution available on the market, the Mercury On-The-Go Pro is compact at 3.5″x 5.5″x 1″ in size — small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, yet big enough to offer up to 1TB of capacity. Stylishly engineered in a sleek, acrylic enclosure, the Mercury On-The-Go Pro is bus-powered, so it doesn’t require an AC adapter, which makes it ideal for presentations, multimedia, law enforcement, surveyors, and other “mobile office” uses. Additionally, notebook users with internal 5400RPM drives will find that using the Mercury On-The-Go Pro 7200RPM and SSD models as a start-up disk offers faster system boot-up and overall system performance. Article Continues…

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