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Envoy Pro mini SSD packs 480GB in thumb drive form factor

Envoy Pro mini SSD packs 480GB in thumb drive form factor

OWC has unveiled a new and small form factor storage drive that is highly portable and crams a lot of storage space inside. The device is the Envoy Pro mini and inside its normal thumb drive form factor is a tiny SSD that has 480GB of storage space. This new version doubles the previous highest capacity in the Envoy mini line of 240GB.

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OWC Drive Dock lets you swap bare SATA drives on the fly

OWC Drive Dock lets you swap bare SATA drives on the fly

These days, there's almost an external data storage solution for everyone and every need under the sun, from microSD cards for mobile, to USB flash drives, to bulkier NAS drives. That said, there's always room for more somewhere in between those spaces. If you need something more than what a flash drive can offer but don't want to be tied down to a hulking NAS, then Other World Computing's new dual drive bay Drive Dock might be more up your alley, promising the best of both worlds at a fraction of the price.

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Mac Pro 2013 doubles factory RAM with OWC 128GB

Mac Pro 2013 doubles factory RAM with OWC 128GB

This week the folks at Other World Computing have let it be known that they’re not going to rest with the current Apple-given options for the Mac Pro from 2013. They’re releasing their own OWC 128GB RAM, as it were, made specifically for the Apple Mac Pro 2013. This project will be entirely MaxRAM Certified and includes a number of RAM upgrades between 32GB and 128GB.

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OWC outs cheap 60GB SSD called the Mercury Electra 6G

OWC outs cheap 60GB SSD called the Mercury Electra 6G

SSDs are getting ever more popular as the price comes down and the storage capacity goes up. OWC has announced a new SSD that it says is one of the cheapest around at $129.99 for a 60GB device. That isn't enough storage for most of us, but it would make a very nice boot drive if you have more storage to put in. I can tell you from experience that even loading most software to a bulk storage drive, 60GB will fill up very quickly.

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New iMac buyers find HDD upgrade options are very restricted

New iMac buyers find HDD upgrade options are very restricted

One of the things that has been tossed back and forth between fans of PCs and Macs for years is that the PC platform as a whole is much more open and upgradable than the Mac world. You can upgrade minor things on most Mac notebooks and computers like the hard drive and RAM generally. In fact, it's fairly common for many buyers of new Mac computers on a budget to buy the machines with the base amount of RAM and storage and then upgrade it aftermarket parts. Those aftermarket parts are often cheaper than buying the computer from Apple with the upgrades installed out of the box.

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OWC puts 480GB SSD into the MacBook Air (but it’ll cost you)

OWC puts 480GB SSD into the MacBook Air (but it’ll cost you)

Apple's switch to SSD-only storage in the MacBook Air made for a whippet-fast boot/resume time, but the expense of solid-state memory meant capacity was limited. Officially up to 256GB is on offer, but entry-level users are stuck with a measly 64GB. Now OWC is teasing us with up to 480GB in the shape of the new Mercury Aura Pro Express upgrade.

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OWC offers new 16GB RAM upgrade for new MacBook Pros

OWC offers new 16GB RAM upgrade for new MacBook Pros

If you have a new MacBook Pro and you are in need of a memory upgrade OWC has your back. The company has a full range of RAM upgrades that will slip right into the slots inside the new MacBook Pro notebooks. If you need a crap-ton of RAM inside your rig, OWC can help you there too.

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OWC unveils new 2011 MacBook HDD/SSD upgrades

OWC unveils new 2011 MacBook HDD/SSD upgrades

If you have plans to get your hands on one of the recently announced MacBook Pro notebooks with the new 2011 features you are not alone. The downside to buying a Mac is that the machines are more expensive than a similar PC. Mac upgrades are also often more costly than adding things like larger HDDs and SSDs to comparable PCs. If you are a Mac fan and want to buy the basic machine and then upgrade storage yourself, OWC has some new upgrade kits for you.

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OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2: 12TB of super-flexible storage

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2: 12TB of super-flexible storage

OWC knows how to tease us: slap a huge amount of speedy storage into a shiny aluminum box, and give it a glamorous name. The OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 is a good example, up to 12TB of RAID storage, four SATA-I/II bays and up to 300MB/s data transfer rates with four different ports to choose from.

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OWC Media Center bundle turns Mac mini into a home entertainment system

OWC Media Center bundle turns Mac mini into a home entertainment system

Want a new, OS X based media center experience but can't be bothered putting it all together yourself? OWC is pleased to exchange your money for convenience with the OWC Media Center Solution for the 2010 Mac mini, comprising a pre-upgraded Mac mini, up to 12TB of storage in an external RAID 5 enclosure, various digital TV tuner options and Plex preinstalled.

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OWC Mercury Aura Pro SSD Unveiled for Earlier MacBook Air Models at CES 2011

OWC Mercury Aura Pro SSD Unveiled for Earlier MacBook Air Models at CES 2011

Other World Computing has officially announced their brand new Mercury Aura Pro SSDs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, aiming the new drives at earlier models of Apple's MacBook Air notebook line-up. The drives are meant for the first generation MacBook Air models.

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OWC outs new rack mount Mercury Rack Pro RAID device

OWC outs new rack mount Mercury Rack Pro RAID device

OWC has all sorts of storage solutions that serve different needs for different users. The company makes smaller portable storage solutions for users on the go and larger storage devices that are designed to sit on your desk when you need to backup your computer in an office or at home.

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