New Options, Lower Pricing: Modbook 'Mac Tablet' From $1899 At OWC

Customization options for 2.0GHz to 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo, up to 6GB of memory up to 820GB HD capacity

Jun 2, 2009 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC®), a leading Mac and PC technology company, announced today the availability of new memory and data storage upgrade options and a $200 price reduction on brand new units of the Axiotron Modbook®, the world’s only Mac-based tablet computer that lets users draw and write directly on the screen. OWC is an exclusive US-based distributor for Modbook, as well as being an Axiotron Authorized System Manufacturer (AASM) and fully certified to convert existing MacBooks® into full-featured Modbooks via the Modservice program.

New Modbooks Ship Within 48 Business Hours

OWC offers consumers a variety of Modbook ‘Build to Order’ customization options. A new 13.3" Modbook tablet computer starts at $1,899.00 (including instant rebate) and comes standard with a Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz processor, 2GB of memory, 120GB internal hard drive, an 8X Dual-Layer SuperDrive, and WAAS enabled GPS (while supplies last). Both base unit and custom configured orders with new performance upgrades like memory up to 6GB, internal hard drive storage up to 820GB or a Solid State Drive (SSD) up to 160GB, and Core 2 Duo processor up to 2.4GHz ship from OWC within 48 business hours.

“Bring Your Own ‘Book” (BYOB) Option

Owners of existing Intel Core 2 Duo white or black MacBook computers can select the “Bring Your Own ‘Book” (BYOB) Modservice option and have OWC fully convert their MacBook into a full-featured Modbook with all of the same functionality that has earned Modbook numerous awards and accolades. Modservice prices start at $1,149.99 for the turnkey service, which includes a protective shipping box and FedEx shipping to and from OWC.

Both new Modbook and Modservice conversion offerings are backed by a One Year Warranty, which can be optionally extended to a full Three-Year Warranty for an additional $349.00. The Extended Warranty covers the original MacBook components; any customer-selected upgrades installed by OWC at the time of modification, and the tablet components.

For complete details on configuring and ordering a new Modbook with the latest performance upgrades, or converting an existing MacBook into a customized Modbook via Modservice, visit:


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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