Review: OWC’s RAID Box, Looks like a Mac Pro (runs like one too)

The Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 4 TB RAID Enclosure from Other World Computing Introduction Last month, we discussed the very popular and oh-so-easy data backup machine, the Drobo from Data Robotics (reviewed here).  This month, I’m happy to be featuring a robust product from a favorite vendor, Other World Computing.  The company is deeply nerdy and uniquely dedicated to Mac computing peripherals and supercharging, under-the-hood toys like the 12 GB of RAM in my studio Mac... Read More

Review: Data Robotics Drobo Storage Solution

Drobo – simplicity perfected When my G5 finally died after a long and productive life, I knew that it was time to seriously look at my file storage options with my new Mac Pro.  Here was an opportunity to do-over and hopefully avoid many of the mistakes I’d made with the old system.  There were so many options on the market, that it was overwhelming just picking a starting place.  Fortunately, I started with a Data Robotics Drobo and there has not been a need to... Read More