Don't-Miss Storage Stories
You have two partitions that you'd like to be one. In this week's video Chris Breen shows you how it's done.
You've created two partitions on a drive and now think better of it. What's the best way to turn two to one? Chris Breen offers advice.
A reader wonders if he'd see a great benefit from combining two external USB drives into a single RAID set. Chris Breen replies with a firm "Nah."
Not everyone can afford to replace an old slow Mac with a speedy new one. Consider an upgrade that makes a big difference--a solid state drive.
If coming up with a backup strategy is one of your New Year's resolutions, maybe a backup drive should be on your holiday shopping list. We can tell you what to look for.
If you want to format a drive that will be used as your Mac’s startup disk, the procedure is a little different from formatting it for use as a secondary drive for storing data.
When was the last time you checked to be sure that you really could restore your Mac's data from your backup drive? Adam Engst at TidBITS says today is the day to check.
It's not the first time the subject has come up, but some people are still unaware that with a single Terminal command you can cause iWork files to be saved to your Mac by default.
When switching to a Mac from another computer, you’ll likely worry about software compatibility. But don’t forget all your keyboard, mouse, and other external accessories. Here’s how to get that gear to work with your Mac.
Eugene Bartley wanted to know if his files would eventually disappear from a cloud-based backup service.
In a previous article, I briefly explained why you shouldn't back up to a second internal drive. Mike Bell wanted a more detailed explanation.
If you're tired of leaving your important work documents at the office when traveling, take a hint from Chris Breen and make your Dropbox folder the default save location for your files.
Mountain Lion makes it easier to create multiple Time Machines backups. Chris Breen explains how.
Ted Landau offers advice for backing up multiple Macs to a USB drive attached to an AirPort Extreme base station.