Don't-Miss Storage Stories
An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.
Unlike old-fashioned iPods, the iPhone won't mount as a USB drive. However, Chris Breen points out you can still use it for portable file storage.
About This Mac tells you that your hard drive is packed with "other" files. Chris Breen explains exactly what they're made of.
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.