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OWC Raises The Optical Bar With Mercury Pro External 16X BD-R, 128GB BDXL Blu-ray Optical Drive

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 | Author:

PR_MPO_Blu-rayOther World Computing announced today that it has upgraded the OWC Mercury Pro External Blu-ray Optical Drive to professional grade 16X BD-R write speeds, 128GB BDXL compatibility, and high-speed USB 3.0 connectivity.

Read and Write Double, Triple, Quad Layer BD-R Discs

In addition to single and double layer BD-R discs, the Mercury Pro External offers expanded support for up to 100GB of data on triple layer BDXL-R/BDXL RE discs and up to 128GB on quad layer BDXL-R discs. For comparison, 128GBs of data on a single quad layer BDXL disc is the equivalent of 27 standard DVDs or five single layer Blu-ray discs.

“Optical drives are still a vital component of any desktop or mobile computer for affordable data backup and archiving,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “And the Mercury Pro External offers best-in-class speed, features, and compatibility for all users.” Article Continues…

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Get ‘Unreal Speed’ With the OWC Envoy Pro EX

Friday, January 17th, 2014 | Author:

PR_EnvoyProEXThe elegant, ultra portable OWC Envoy Pro EX has seen its share of praise lately. In fact, back in November, the Envoy Pro EX was named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree by a group of independent designers and engineers.

But one recent review of the portable storage solution particularly caught our attention.

Daniel M. East of layersmagazine.com took the Envoy Pro EX for a spin and gave the “fast and remarkably small” external solution a perfect score of 5. East noted the blazing speed of the Envoy Pro EX, saying “Even after testing a number of storage brands and models that feature SSD drives, I wasn’t prepared for the unreal speed of OWC’s Envoy Pro EX: It’s a portable SSD solution that outperforms the desktop SSDs.” Article Continues…

OWC Is Your Destination For Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 Solutions For The 2013 Mac Pro

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 | Author:

PR_Qx2_4TBAs you might have heard, Apple began taking orders for the newly redesigned Mac Pro beginning today. And while the new model certainly seems to be a powerhouse, OWC has everything you need to get even more out of your 2013 Mac Pro experience.

With our array of docks, adapters and cables, you can maintain the use of the drives with alternative interfaces that you currently use and that you still need. Let OWC help extend the life of your devices when making the change to the new Mac Pro.

Thunderbolt Solutions                   

The new Mac Pro comes with a total six Thunderbolt 2 ports on the rear of its cylindrical design. OWC has Thunderbolt drives, expansion, interface solutions and more so you can get the most from these blazing fast connections and your current drives and devices.

Need to migrate two existing drives from your previous system or add two drives to the new Mac Pro? Our Elite Pro + LaCie Thunderbolt to eSATA adapter bundle is an easy and cost-effective solution to help you do so. Looking to move your existing FireWire devices to the new Mac Pro? The Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter makes it easy! OWC also carries several external Thunderbolt drives currently shipping from LaCie, Buffalo, Elgato, and more so you can get blazing fast storage.

USB 3.0 Solutions

New Mac Pro also has four SuperSpeed 3.0 ports. Check out OWC’s wide selection of USB 3.0 drives which can conveniently connect straight to your Mac Pros USB ports. You can also connect your current eSATA-equipped solution via the USB 3.0 port with our NewerTech eSATA to USB 3.0 adapter. And our Voyager USB 3.0 hard drive docks are a great option for taking a bare drive from your existing Mac Pro 2006-2012 and using it with the new 2013 model. 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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The Other World – Episode 77

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 | Author:
Category: The Other World