NewerTech Numeric Keypad Makes Quick Work of Data Entry for Tax Returns

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Perfect Device for Late-Filers Rushing to Finish their Taxes

WOODSTOCK, IL - April 8, 2015 – Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, reminds Apple and PC computer and laptop users that a numeric keypad can speed up last minute data entry on tax returns, making the task easier and quicker.  The April 15 tax deadline is fast approaching and OWC has the perfect keypad that can reduce the time burden!

Available from OWC and other sources listed below, the NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad complements the current style of Apple’s aluminum keyboards while also looking great with computers from other manufacturers.  NewerTech worked with accounting professionals to get every detail of this keypad just right, including key-throw, feel, design, size, and connectivity.  Bluetooth pairing is quick and reliable, and reconnects automatically when the computer or device is awakened or restarted.

The NewerTech keypad is versatile, compact and durable.  Its features include:

Precision machined aluminum housing.
Quick and reliable Bluetooth pairing that stays connected with a range up to 30-feet.
Full-sized 28-key design with: delete, tab, navigation, and more.
Ergonomic tilt with firm desktop grip.
Lightweight and perfectly sized for mobile or desktop use.
Long battery life.
Compatible with Bluetooth enabled Macs, PCs, and iDevices.
Available with White or Black Keys to complement a wide range of Apple keyboards.
Available in either the US or European Union key layouts.

Excellent Comments from Product Reviewers

Technology product reviewers have given the keypad excellent reviews and ratings.  Following are some representative quotes from product reviews:

“The keypad design makes data input quick and accurate...keys are well spaced and responsive [and] I found Bluetooth pairing always quick.”  - Michael Lasky, Window Secrets

“The NewerTech product is the perfect complement to the Apple excellent and long-overdue addition to the market.”  - Philip Rothman, Sibelius Blog

“They have a nice polite ‘touch’ to them...makes for a near seamless transition between hitting a letter key or a numeric...If you need numeric keys and work on a Mac [or a PC], this is a valued accessory.”  - Marshal Rosenthal, LA Home Technology Examiner

“As a bonus, it connects to iOS devices as well...something with this level of attention to detail in construction should be the first choice.” - Electronista

Pricing and Availability

The NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad is available for same-day shipping from Other World Computing with prices beginning at $47.  A Priority Expedited shipping option is available to ensure customers can receive the keypad as quickly as possible.

The keypad is also available from, Abt Electronics, and other resellers listed here.

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Over 20 years of product design and innovation
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Comprehensive step-by-step installation and support videos
24/7 award-winning, U.S.-based technical support

About OWC

OWC is the manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple enthusiasts with OWC memory upgrades for Apple computers dating as far back as the mid-1990’s.  Over the last decade, OWC SSD upgrades built specifically for Apple computers have won multiple awards, and OWC external drives and optical drives have also garnered acclaim.  OWC provides extensive US-based technical support for Mac users around the world.  As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC produces a catalog of upgrades and accessories, having served the Apple community worldwide since 1988.

OWC’s industry awards include:

Videomaker Best of CES 2015 Spotlight Award for OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
2015 CES Innovations Honoree for OWC ThunderBay 4 External Storage Solution
Storage Visions, Visionary Product Award 2015 for OWC Envoy Pro mini, a SSD thumb drive
Inc. 5,000 "Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America" list honoree 2007–2013
Reseller Ratings Elite Member 2009-2014 Readers' Choice Award winner for best Mac Peripheral Reseller
Business Intelligence Group 2013 Green Tech Company of the Year
American Business Awards "Stevie" Gold (2012) and Silver (2014)
Better Business Bureau Top Rating of A+ 2010–2014

Company Contact:

Bill Herring, 512-412-4009,

Agency Contact:

Karen Thomas, Thomas PR, (631) 549-7575,

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