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How to transfer data from your old computer to a new Yosemite Mac

A friend of a friend attempted to pull the hard drive from an old Mac and connect it to a new one with poor results. Chris Breen suggests a tried and true method.

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Slow Internet? Edit your DNS settings

Switching to a new DNS server might result in a snappier Internet. Kirk McElhearn explains how to edit your DNS settings, and how to know if you should.

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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.

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Dropping Dropbox: Exploring alternatives

When Dropbox just won't do, where do you turn--OneDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box.com? Chris Breen details his journey.

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Fun + Thunderbolt = Funderbolt!

Thunderbolt is a technology that you can put to practical good use. This article isn't about those practical good uses.

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Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt

Macworld Lab took two new Mac Pros and used IP over Thunderbolt to connect the two machines together. How does the file transfer performance compare to gigabit ethernet?

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Two backup options for three computers

You have one Mac mini, two laptops, and an AirPort Extreme base station. What backup options do you have? Chris Breen suggests two.

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Using a flash drive with an iPad

It's not impossible to use a flash drive with an iPad, but what you can do with some of them is limited to images and videos. Chris Breen explains.