Don't-Miss Storage Stories
Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.
In your old Mac Pro you have four hard drives that you'd like to use with your new iMac. Chris Breen tells you how to make the move.
It's been a long time since Macs came with SCSI drives. But if (for whatever reason) you need to get something off of an old SCSI drive and onto a modern Mac, it's doable. Here's how.
Why junk up your SSD's limited storage capacity with files that can easily be packed onto another hard drive? Chris Breen shows you how.
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?
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.