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OWC provides exclusive digital storage to ‘Yesterday Was A Lie’ movie

Other World Computing (OWC) has reached an agreement to be the sole provider of Digital Technology Storage Solutions for the feature film “Yesterday Was a Lie,” produced by Helicon Arts Initiative and starring Chase Masterson (Star Trek Deep Space Nine), John Newton (Desperate Housewives) Peter Mayhew (Star Wars trilogy), and Kipleigh Brown (Star Trek: Enterprise). The agreement with Helicon continues a growing trend of OWC Mercury Elite storage solutions being a premier choice in the entertainment industry.

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OWC 2 Channel Card allows Serial ATA connection

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the availability of its new OWC Serial ATA 2 Channel PCI/PCI-X 32 Bit Controller Card with SATA and eSATA Ports for an introductory price of US$49.95. Engineered for use with any Power Macintosh G3 (Blue & White), G4, or G5 system that is equipped with an available PCI or PCI-X slot, the new OWC 2 Channel SATA Controller Card provides two unique ports for two separate SATA/eSATA hard drive channels.

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OWC, Newer Tech offer 12″ PowerBook batteries

Other World Computing and Newer Technology today announed what the two companies call the longest lasting batteries available for Apple’s 12-inch aluminum PowerBooks. NuPower’s new 53.3 Watt Hour battery model is immediately available for US$139.99, and provides more than 13 percent additional capacity over original Apple batteries and as much as 32.5 percent more capacity than other non-Apple aftermarket batteries.

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OWC cuts pricing on Mercury Extreme G4 line

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced it has reduced prices by as much as US$40 on its OWC Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades. The updated pricing is as follows: 933MHz-1.0GHz)- $195 (was $229.99), 1.0-1.2GHz – $289 (was $299), 1.3-1.4GHz – $349 (was $389), 1.4-1.5GHz – $429 (was $459.99). Each Mercury Extreme G4 includes 256KB of 1:1 L2 cache on-chip and 2MB of high-speed L3 Cache.

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OWC offers 16X Mercury Pro external SuperDrive

Other World Computing today announced the latest addition to its line of SuperDrives — the Mercury Pro DVR-109 dual layer DVD-/+ R/RW external solution. As the speediest of OWC’s Mercury Pro SuperDrives, it offers up to 16X DVD-/+ R/RW and up to 40X CD-R/RW burn speeds. OWC’s Mercury Pro DVR-109 external SuperDrive solution includes both FireWire and USB 2.0 ports, and supports the burning of up to 8.5 Gigabytes of data or video per disc. The drive is available for US$159.99. Read More

OWC offers faster DVD/CD burners

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced SuperDrives that offer up to 16x DVD (4.7GB per disc) burn speeds, up to 6x DVD Dual Layer (8.5GB per disc) burn speeds and up to 40x CD burn speeds. Internal SuperDrives, which start at US$75, are available for the Power Mac G3, G4 and G5; eMac G4; iMac G4 and G5; Mac mini; G4 Cube; and PowerBook G4. External solutions also are available starting from $129.99 for virtually any Mac or PC that operates on FireWire or USB 2.0 ports. Read More

OWC intros 300GB Mercury Elite drives, new RoadTrip!

Other World Computing (OWC) has expanded its line of Mercury Elite external storage solutions with the introduction of new 300GB models, priced at US$299.99 for a FireWire 400+USB 2.0 combo version, $319.99 for a FireWire 800/400-only version and $339.99 for a FireWire 800/400+USB 2.0 version. All 300GB Mercury Elite drives spin at 7200RPM and feature an 8MB data buffer. OWC has also reduced prices on all of the company’s Mercury Elite 400GB external storage solutions, which now start at $429.99.

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OWC ships 100GB Mercury On-The-Go drive

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced immediate availibility of its first 100GB Mercury On-The-Go portable storage solutions. The 5400RPM drive features 8MB of cache and is available with either a FireWire only interface or with both FireWire and USB interfaces. The IEEE1394/iLink-compliant FireWire interface on the 100GB On-The-Go solution supports both a powered (6-pin) and an unpowered (4-pin) port. Conversely, the USB interface on the combination FireWire/USB 100GB On-The-Go external hard drive supports both USB v2.0 and v1.1.

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High-capacity batteries for G3 iBooks announced

Other World Computing (OWC) and NewerTech today announced the availability of NuPower high-capacity replacement batteries for all Apple iBook G3 12-inch 500-900MHz “Dual USB” models and all iBook G3 300-466MHz “Clamshell” models. The 3600mAh “Dual USB” battery is priced at US$119.99 and provides 9 percent more capacity than the original Apple stock battery, while the 4800mAh model for $139.99 provides 45 percent more capacity.

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OWC intros new Mercury Extreme G4 upgrades

Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the new generation of its Mercury Extreme G4 processor upgrades. Available in 933MHz-1GHz (US$229), 1-1.2GHz ($299) and 1.3-1.4GHz ($389), the upgrades feature Smart-Bus technology, 256KB of 1:1 L2 cache on-chip and 2MB of high-speed L3 Cache. They are compatible with Power Mac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio and Quicksilver models, and with Mac OS 9.2.1 or higher and all versions of Mac OS X (10.0.4 and later). Read More