During Apple’s second quarter earnings conference call Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook teased us with a promise of “new product categories” that the company will be releasing this fall and throughout 2014.
While that’s certainly exciting news, many are still left wondering whether some of Apple’s current products are being put on the backburner. One example that quickly comes to mind is the Mac Pro. It’s been almost three years since the company’s last true update to the Mac Pro.
While we can only dream about what new products Apple has up its sleeve (an iWatch or iTV, anyone?), those who are focused on the Mac Pro still have options to get elite performance even if Apple doesn’t roll out an update until the Fall or even later. Article Continues…
The original OWC Mercury Accelsior has been a phenomenal product. To put it simply, those who’ve used it – they never look back. However, we wanted to improve upon the Accelsior’s design by offering both internal and external storage capability, so earlier this week we announced the OWC Mercury Accelsior_E2.
This new Accelsior model again offers extremely fast internal storage and adds fast external storage capability with the addition of two 6Gb/s eSATA expansion interfaces. Now you truly can have the best combination of speed, capacity, and connectivity for simultaneous internal and external storage performance.
And you aren’t limited to needing to have an available PCIe slot in a Mac Pro or PC to benefit from the Accelsior_E2. By installing it into an OWC Mercury Helios Thunderbolt expansion chassis, you can turn the Accelsior_E2 into the ultimate external SSD for Thunderbolt technology enabled Mac mini, iMac ,and MacBook machines.
“So, how does it perform?” you might be asking yourself. We’ve put the OWC Mercury Accelsior_E2 through its paces here at the OWC Test Lab and here’s what we’ve come up with: Article Continues…
It’s finally over … you’ve mustered up the motivation to finish filing your taxes. You’ve triple-checked that you entered all the right figures, found out whether you’re getting a refund, and better yet, found out your not getting audited. Now all that’s left is deciding what to do with that glorious refund.
Fortunately, the end of this year’s tax season coincides with the April OWC Garage Sale. And as always, this edition of the sale is packed with some great finds that would make even the biggest IRS targets smile.
Here are just a few of the great deals in April’s Garage Sale:
If you’re planning on heading to The NAB Show next month or still looking for a good excuse to attend, OWC has an offer that might make your decision a bit easier.
Register for the 2013 edition of the digital media trade show by Friday, March 22, and enter OWC’s special code “LV5199″ during the checkout step for the Exhibits-Only registration, and you’ll receive an Exhibits-Only pass – a $150 value – free! You can also share this code with any friends or digital media buffs who are planning on going to the show that’s set for April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. But the offer expires soon, so you’ll need to act fast.
Of course, OWC will once again be well-represented, setting up camp at Booth #SL14811. Among the products we will be demonstrating is Jupiter scalable storage solution. Attendees will even be able to load up an Adobe Premiere Pro or Apple Final Cut Pro project of their own right on the show floor to see Jupiter’s amazing speed first hand.
We hope you can take advantage of this great offer, and we’ll see you there!
Other World Computing announced today it has test certified the OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini, a high-performance bus-powered RAID storage solution, for video capture and playback (via eSATA and FireWire 800) without dropping frames in the most popular compressed high definition video file formats including HDV, DVC Pro, and ProRes 422HQ. Available with two 2.5″ 7200RPM hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSDs configured either in a RAID-1 “mirrored” or RAID-0 “stripe” mode, the test certified Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini models offers video and creative professionals Plug and Play storage capacity up to 2TB and data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s with Mac and PC computers. Article Continues…