Don't-Miss Storage Stories
One of the downsides of protecting your data from others is how easy it is to lose it all.
Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).
Confused about iCloud Desktop and Documents? Here’s a bit of clarification on how it works.
Get back some storage space.
You can use the hard drive in a Time Capsule as a network storage device if you decide to stop using the router capabilities.
A network-attached storage device needs to use the proper file service with Apple’s Time Machine.
macOS has several ways to properly eject a storage device.
When you want to format a hard drive, it helps to know the difference between a partition and a drive.
A reader wants to protect the bootable clone he makes of his startup volume just as effectively.
How can you store a large iTunes library on a SSD-equipped MacBook Pro with limited storage? Kirk McElhearn has a few suggestions.
A reader wants to store 500GB somewhere other than on a local hard drive, and wonders about options.
A little Mac app can help attached drives when you put your laptop to sleep.
When you want to switch Time Machine drives, it's fairly easy to transfer your old backups.
When an iMac is physically damaged, how do you get the data from its Fusion Drive.
The ability to set up a software RAID has returned to Apple's utility.
If you created a RAID using Disk Utility and now you don’t want to use the disks as a RAID anymore, here’s how to delete the RAID.