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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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OWC adds 1TB capacity bus-powered external HDD to line

OWC adds 1TB capacity bus-powered external HDD to line

OWC has been offering external storage solutions in its On-the-Go Pro family for a while now. The thing that all of the drives have in common is that they all get the power they need to operate directly from the USB port so the user needs no AC adapter to use the drives for data storage on the go.

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OWC offers up Data Doubler for Mac Mini and iMac

OWC offers up Data Doubler for Mac Mini and iMac

At one point, most computer users end up needing more space to store data on their computers. We have learned from the world of netbooks and ultraportable notebooks that many of us can get along with an integrated optical drive. It's very hard to get along when you run out of storage space though.

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iMac eSATA retro-fit by OWC boosts external storage flexibility

iMac eSATA retro-fit by OWC boosts external storage flexibility

Apple's iMac update last week brought the CPU refresh we were all expecting, but fell short of adding the USB 3.0 or faster FireWire connectivity we'd hoped for.  Hot on the heels of their RAM upgrades, notorious Mac fiddlers OWC are now offering a retro-fit eSATA port for the new iMac for those wanting to use higher-performance drives.

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OWC shows off Multi-Mount holds two SSDs in a single optical bay

OWC shows off Multi-Mount holds two SSDs in a single optical bay

OWC (Other World Computing) has announced a new and interesting adapter system that allows you to expand the storage space inside your computer even if you run out of internal 3.5-inch bays. The new device is called the Multi-Mount.

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OWC On-The-Go Pro external HDD gets 1TB of storage

OWC On-The-Go Pro external HDD gets 1TB of storage

OWC has been making storage devices and other gear for Mac and PC users for years. The company has a full line of external storage solutions that have multiple interface options for the best data transfer speeds on any given computer.

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OWC unveils first 1TB Firewire/USB powered 2.5-inch portable HDD

OWC unveils first 1TB Firewire/USB powered 2.5-inch portable HDD

Other World Computing (OWC) made its name providing accessories and components for Mac fans to use for upgrades and storing data. The company today announced that it has launched the first 1TB 2.5-inch portable storage solution on the market that is Firewire/USB powered.

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OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro 500GB 7,200rpm external HDD

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro 500GB 7,200rpm external HDD

In the rush to grab "world's best" titles, companies will do just about anything.  If you're OWC, you'll grab a Seagate 500GB 7,200rpm hard-drive, slap it into a cheap looking acrylic caddy and brand it "the largest capacity, fastest bus powered portable storage solution on the market."  Heady words indeed, but once you're past the hyperbole you'll probably be more interested in the fact that the OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro offers a choice of USB 2.0, FireWire 400 or FireWire 800 interfaces.

 

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