Don't-Miss Storage Stories
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.
Having a drive attached to an AirPort Base Station is mighty convenient for shared storage, but mounting such a drive time and again is a bore. Chris Breen shows you how to avoid such a tiresome chore.
You know that Dropbox can help make your files available to you wherever you are. But what can you do to ensure that those files actually go into a Dropbox folder? Chris Breen offers guidance.
Whether you made your own Fusion Drive and want to go back, or want to split up one you got from Apple, we'll show you that it isn't a difficult or lengthy process.
No one likes waiting in a long checkout line. Here are a few tips and tricks for making your holiday visit to the Apple Store a little more pleasant.
Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.