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Downloading, organizing, etc. (MOVES to Making Sharp Images in June 2019).


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2019

2019-06-04 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Everything I Want... but Truly High-End and Unaffordable for Most

2019-05-27 My Experience with the 2019 iMac 5K So Far

2019-05-03 Upgraded my 2015 MacBook Pro Retina Apple Flash Drive to the 2TB OWC Aura Pro X2 SSD

2019-03-16 Looking for a Capacious Supremely Fast SSD for Your Photo or Video Work? OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

2019-03-10 Reader Comments: Just How Does the 2018 Mac mini Pan Out When Deploying for Professional Use?

2019-02-28 Reader Question: Moving from a 2010 Mac Pro to Newer Mac such as 2018 Mac mini (UPDATED with Reader Comments)

2018

2018-11-23 Black Friday Deals at OWC

2018-09-20 Need LOTS of Storage up to 72TB? OWC Launches the Thunderbay 6, a Six-Drive Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure, with RAID Options

2018-08-13 OWC Drive Deals

2018-07-12 Apple Updates the MacBook Pro to a Real Pro Machine

2018-07-04 OWC Express 4M2: 4-Slot M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure

2018-06-22 OWC Hard Drive and SSD Savings

2018-06-19 Which 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro for Photography and General Use?

2018-05-26 OWC May Hard Drive and SSD Savings

2018-05-24 My Recommended iMac 5K for Photographers is now $400 Off

2018-04-28 OWC Thunderblade SSD Shipping in All Capacities up to 8TB — Ideal for Video Production and Capture. and/or Silent and High Capacity Photoshop Workflow

2018-02-25 Get 4TB of SSD for about $776, Install in $90 Dual-Bay External — Super Convenient Capacious Storage

2018-01-26 Reviewed: 2TB LaCie Bolt 3 Thunderbolt 3

2018-01-18 Sony “Fixes” Support for macOS High Sierra Firmware Updater by Doubling Down on Severe Security Risks.

2018-01-16 Sony Firmware Updates Are Both Broken with macOS High Sierra + Carry a Serious Security 'RootKit' Security Risk on all macOS Versions

2018-01-12 Shipping Soon: OWC Thunderblade 4 Thunderbolt 3 SSD with Blazing-Fast Performance in 1/2/4/8TB capacities.

2017

2017-12-27 OWC Tears Down the 2017 iMac Pro, Announces Future Memory Upgrade Programs

2017-12-23 Carrying 2TB of Fast SSD in a Wallet or Small Pocket

2017-12-21 Internal SSD Too Full in your 2013 Mac Pro, 2013-2015 Macbook Pro?

2017-12-20 iMac Pro Models for Photographers

2017-12-14 iMac Pro: Pricing and Thoughts

2017-11-27 HOT! OWC Envoy Pro EX 2TB Thunderbolt 3 SSD + Time Machine and Backup Tips + More

2017-11-25 Three Posts Useful for Photographers: 12TB Hard Drives, Avoiding macOS APFS, Partitioning 2TB SSD

2017-11-25 Dealing with macOS HighSierra: Don’t Use It

2017-11-20 Ordered a 2017 iMac 5K: Why Now and what about iMac Pro?

2017-11-11 Reader Question: Best Mac if Buying Now

2017-07-24 Get a 5K Display for only $1499 PLUS a FREE COMPUTER

2017-04-17 SSD Speed Anyone?

2017-03-06 OWC Nearly Doubles PCIe SSD Performance with Accelsior Q — great choice for big Photoshop Files and/or Lightroom catalog space

2016

2016-12-30 Bought the 2015 MacBook Pro: Best Model for My Usage at a Big Savings

2016-12-22 Taxes: Section 179 for Small Business Owners (Accelerated Depreciation): Deduct if In-Service by End Of Year

2016-12-10 How much SSD Can You Handle?

2016-11-26 Black Friday Specials, Links (updated @ 16:50 PST Nov 26)

2016-11-24 TESTED: OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-23 OWC Black Friday Specials

2016-11-23 OWC 40TB Thunderbay 4 Mini SSD

2016-11-22 2016 MacBook Pro Performance on My Most Performed Photoshop Job

2016-11-18 Apple 2016 MacBook Pro Review Coverage

2016-11-01 The New Apple MacBook Pro for Photographers

2016-09-16 OWC Drive Dock Now Available in USB 3.1 Gen 1 for about $75

2016-09-04 Big Discount on *Factory Sealed* 2015 Apple MacBook at MacSales.com

2016-08-10 Deals at MacSales — 6 Core Mac Pro, iMac 5K, and More

2016-08-04 NEW! Cross Platform Java-Based diglloydTools IntegrityChecker

2016-07-26 Samsung EVO 4TB SATA SSD

2016-05-26 The Drive I Use for Backup in the Field

2016-05-09 Photoshop CC 2015 Now Uses all the CPU Cores for RAW-File Conversion

2016-04-14 OWC Weekender Deals

2016-04-06 Upgrading the Internal SSD in a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Retina

2016-03-15 Increasing Internal SSD Capacity for Travel Photography / Video with Apple Laptops

2016-02-04 iMac 5K for Stunning Black and White Images

2016-01-27 What’s the Best Way to Enjoy Images at their Finest?

2016-01-25 Play 4K Videos on 4K TV: Load Onto USB3 Drive

2016-01-24 2TB OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD

2015

2015-12-28 End of the Year: 3 Days Left for Small Business to Write off that new Computer, Camera, etc

2015-12-16 400GB SSD for $99: Old Dog Laptop? Puppy It! Or 1.6TB Thunderbolt SSD? Easy as Pie.

2015-12-14 OWC Drive Dock Takes 2 Bare Drives (HDD or SSD), Thunderbolt 2 or USB3: General Use, Video-Shoot Backup, etc

2015-12-04 Best Starter Camera Deal?

2015-11-30 Cyber Monday Deals at OWC and B&H Photo

2015-11-27 Black Friday Deals at OWC and B&H Photo

2015-11-24 Get a Gorgeous 5K Display—with a Free Computer Included!

2015-11-23 iMac 5K (Late 2015) with 64GB: a Good Option for Many Photographers

2015-11-20 Apple iMac 5K vs 8-Core Mac Pro: iMac is Looking Darn Good

2015-11-11 Photoshop/Lightroom Problem + Deals on Hard Drives and Memory + Testing 8TB Hard Drives

2015-08-27 DEAL: 2013 Mac Pro + SPECIAL BUNDLE DISCOUNT (“sweet spot” for photography )

2015-08-25 My favorite card: Lexar 2000X 64GB

2015-06-28 Lexar Camera Cards Tested: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB

2015-06-08 Apple 2015 MacBook Pro SSD: Fastest SSD Yet

2015-01-28 960GB SanDisk M500 SSD for $325

2014

2014-12-21 Last Minute Deals: Discounted Mac Pro, Deal Zone, and Oatmeal

2014-12-13 Site Automation

2014-12-04 On the Road: a 1TB Bus-Powered SSD for Backup

2014-11-21 Faster Photoshop Scratch for Memory-Limited Macs with Thunderbolt 2

2014-11-14 4TB of SSD or 8TB of HDD in Thunderbolt 2 Mini Enclosure

2014-10-08 Big Storage for Video or Photography: 4TB, 5TB, 6TB Hard Drives

2014-09-11 SanDisk 512GB SDXC Card

2014-05-17 Safely Recording and Storing Video Footage (and stills): a Few Pointers

2014-05-16 Recording 4K Video on Sony A7s Needs External Support: Atomos Shogun

2013

2013-12-21 Recommended Products, and Free Next Day Delivery from B&H Photo

2013-04-06 The Ultra High Performance SSD Option for Photoshop or Lightroom

2013-02-14 Mac Book Pro with Retina Display — Price Drop and Recommendation

2012

2012-11-09 Apple Mac Mini — Fast for a Photographic Workstation — But a Fast SSD for Big Jobs is Critical

2012-06-22 Want a 960GB SSD for your Mac or PC Laptop (or your Mac Pro)?

2012-05-07 The Ultimate Drive for Lightroom Catalogs

2012-04-16 Ultra-Fast Photoshop CS6 or Lightroom Catalog Drive with OWC’s Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD

2012-03-21 480GB SSD for only $599 — GREAT for Lightroom Catalog, Travel Backup, etc

2012-02-10 Reader Comments: Is Binning an Option in RAW for D800? What About Computer Speed for 36MP?

2011

2011-11-26 Even LOWER than Black Friday Specials on Memory and SSDs

2011-06-18 Which Mac Pro for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.x?

2010

2010-05-14 MacBook Pro SSD single and RAID vs hard drive

2010-05-11 OWC announces new solid state drive capacities

2010-05-11 MacBook Pro: 4GB or 8GB? Solid state drive (SSD) or not?

2010-04-28 Solid state drives: caveat emptor

2010-04-26 Special report: Secrets of Solid State Drives (SSDs)

2010-04-16 Other World Computing 200GB enterprise grade SSD

2010-04-14 OWC and DIGLLOYD offer ultra-high-performance MPG Pro Laptop

2010-04-13 New Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Core i5, i7 CPU

2010-03-05 Mercury Extreme solid state drive review updated: sleep issue, Windows Vista 64 with Photoshop

2010-02-25 Fastest Photoshop MacBook Pro ever seen!

2010-02-24 Mercury Extreme 200GB SSD update on Mac Pro bays

2010-02-20 Another take on OWC Mercury Extreme SSD

2010-02-12 World’s fastest Photoshop CS4 scratch disk!

2010-02-11 OWC Mercury Extreme SSD as fast RAID-0 stripe 4 drives

2010-02-10 OWC Mercury Extreme enterprise-class RAID-ready SSD

2010-02-07 SSD slowing down? Speed it up with DiskTester 'recondition'

2010-01-26 OWC enterprise-grade solid state drives (SSD)

2009

2009-12-23 Speeding up your laptop

2009-12-19 Reviewed: Intel X25-M 160GB solid state drive (SSD)

2009-11-03 diglloydTools for performance and reliability

2009-09-13 OWC On-The-Go solid state drive (SSD) reviewed

2009-09-11 Crucial 256GB solid state drive (SSD)

2009-09-07 External Solid State Drive (SSD) for reliability when traveling

2009-08-13 MacBook Pro speed demon (Photoshop and SSD)

2009-08-08 SSD (solid state drive) as a boot drive

2009-08-08 Photoshop scratch volume — 4 solid state drives (SSD)

2009-07-21 Faster, cheaper Intel X25-M solid state drive (SSD)

2009-06-15 Slower SATA in new MacBook Pro?

2009-05-09 Intel X25-E as a Photoshop scratch volume?

2009-04-30 Intel X25-M firmware update

2009-03-24 Switching to an SSD boot drive

2009-02-14 Intel X25-M in a Mac Pro with RAID

2009-02-12 Booted off striped RAID-0 Solid State drives

2008

2008-12-21 Intel X25-M Solid State Disk reviewed

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