Gear & Gadget Reviews
OWC Breaking Speed Records With New ThunderBlade
(2024-1-8, Cupertino, CA, Special to the U.S. Times) Other World Computing (OWC) announced the newest model of their line of portable external drives, the ThunderBlade X8 SSD, boasting improved RAID 5 performance, faster data transfer speeds, and an increased storage capacity. This drive, built within a durable and compact ballistic hard-shell case utilizing an integrated…
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OWC RADiO – Under the Hood with OWC’s New Atlas CF Express 4.0 Cards
Twice the speed? Buffering bye bye. Backward and forward compatible Atlas CFexpress 4.0 Memory Cards are available now at OWC.com. Farshid Tabrisi, the Senior VP of flash memory and media development at Other World Computing, OWC, goes under the hood and gives us the details about their new CF Express 4.0 Cards, Innergize Software, and the…
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Need gear? OWC’s Larry O’Connor on Docks, Hubs, Envoys…and Steamrollers.
Gear…always an important topic…We all need external peripherals that drive pre-production, production and post, and manage our data via the entire ecosystem of our companies, no matter the type. Larry O’Connor, the Founder and CEO of Other World Computing (OWC) talks with OWC RADiO host, Cirina Catania, about some of their new and proven go-to solutions. They…
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Don’t leave home without your OWC Travel Dock.
Tiny little gadget saves my life on the road! (Gear Review – On the road with US Times Sr. Editor Cirina Catania, July 28, 2019) OK – I admit it, I’m hooked on OWC’s Travel Dock. I have three of them! (They cost from $37 to $49 and are one of those simple solutions that…
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Bits & Bytes
Bits & Bytes: Mac Users, Are Your Disks Ejecting While In Use? You may need to upgrade your MacOS.
If your external hard disks are ejecting while in use and you are trying to figure out why, this FAQ at the SoftRAID site may help. According to SoftRAID’s tech team, it could be a glitch with the version of OS you are running on your Mac. According to the tech experts, “We now know…
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NAB 2017: OWC’s Larry O’Connor Talks Active and Long-Term Storage and the DEC (Chassis) for the MacBook Pro
Larry O’Connor is Founder and CEO of Other World Computing, Inc. OWC is a leading provider of Solid State Drives, Data Storage Solutions, Memory, and accessories for Mac and PC computers. We interviewed him about digital storage and archiving, his recommendations for solutions for active and long-term storage and OWC’s recently-introduced chassis for the MacBook…
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LA Post Fest 2016: Fun, Fresh and Full of Inspiration
Wendy and Woody Woodhall, Co-Founders of the LA Post Fest, a competition for short films with a slant towards post production, enjoyed a successful run in their inaugural year and set the high bar for the future. Over 200 entries came in from many corners of the world, including Canada, France, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Qatar,…
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Bits & Bytes
Bits & Bytes: Larry O’Connor, Founder of OWC & MacSales.com answers: “Why SSD internal drives?”
We heard a rumor that internal SSD drives run too hot for our computers and could possibly damage the logic board. Larry O’Connor, Founder of Other World Computing (OWC) and guru behind MacSales.com disagrees. Part One of his interview defines the difference between SSD’s and HDD drives and gives a plausible argument for why it…
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The Art of Video: Grant Burton, Royal Australian Air Force Training Video Producer, Talks about Combat Survival, Fire School and Puppies
Grant Burton served for 20 years in the Royal Australian Air Force and for the last 14 years he has worked with them as a civilian in charge of shooting and post-producing their training videos. We spoke with him about his what he does and how he does it. It turned into a fascinating discussion…
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NAB 2016: OWC Showcases Jupiter Archive and Storage Solutions
In today’s work world, storage and archiving are the bane of our existence. Enterprise level solutions abound, but we had the chance to examine The Jupiter Callisto from Other World Computing during the recent NAB and wanted to share our findings with you. You might also like our correspondent, Suzanne LaChasse’s brief interview with Jupiter’s…
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