Other World Computing’s Unsupported UtilityX Named Finalist for the 17th Annual Macworld Editors’ Choice Award for Best System Utility

Jan 9, 2002 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced that Ryan Rempel’s Unsupported UtilityX 2.0 has been selected as a finalist for the 17th Annual Macworld Editors’ Choice Award for the Best System Utility. The awards were presented at Macworld Expo 2002 in San Francisco, Calif., January 8, 2002

A list of this year’s winners and finalists can be found at

“We are honored that the editors of Macworld selected Unsupported UtilityX as a finalist for an Editors’ Choice Award,” said Larry O’Connor, president of OWC. “The award is a tribute to Ryan’s talents and programming skills, as well as a pat on the back for OWC’s efforts to provide ongoing support for the Macintosh community. We anticipate that as more Macintosh users become aware of the UtilityX, they will recognize this utility can extend the life of and their investment in their older Mac systems. ”

The Editors’ Choice Awards were chosen based on a survey that was conducted on every Mac product on the market from November 1, 2000 to November 1, 2001 evaluating the products for their overall quality, as well as their utility, innovation and elegance.

OWC is a leading provider of products and services for the Macintosh marketplace and owns the exclusive licensing rights for Unsupported UtilityX. This software application allows Mac OS X to operate on select pre-G3 Macintosh computers. The utility can be downloaded free of charge by visiting

For specific information on supported hardware, as well as instructions for installing and using Unsupported UtilityX v2.0, please visit Other World Computing at

OWC is participating at Macworld at booth #2433.


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