Don't-Miss Storage Stories
Laptop in one hand, replacement raw drive in the other. No, you needn't reinstall everything when you install the new hard drive.
Liven up your parties and weddings with an easy DIY photo set-up that won't break the bank.
Learn about possible sources of large Time Machine backups, and tools you can use to identify those sources.
Got a little too enthusiastic about pressing the Delete button on your camera? With a little know-how you can quickly recover lost photos and protect your digital memories.
If you use iPhoto's face-recognition tool, don't lose all of your hard work with one stroke of bad luck. Back up your Faces data to protect against data corruption or user error.
What to do with that stack of old hard drives gathering dust? Here are three suggestions.
Backing up data isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition—what works for you will depend on the types of data you want to protect and, more important, how worried you are about keeping that data safe. Rob Griffiths' guidelines can help you figure out your own plan.
Learn how to change the color of the special characters that BBEdit and TextWrangler use to display invisible characters, such as tabs and line breaks.
Making a clone backup of your startup drive is a good ideal, but it can lead to hassles if some software on your drive is unable to figure out that the startup drive and its clone are two different volumes. Ted Landau works his way through one such hassle.
Learn a few ways to identify recordable media in your Super Drive, without ejecting the disc.
You've got a fistful of USB flash drives that you'd like to reformat and use for your own purposes. Here's how.
Mozy seems to have forgotten that it's already backed up my data. A Twitter gripe brings helpful advice.
If you own an Intel-based Mac running a recent version of Mac OS X 10.5, battery backups from American Power Conversion could give you grief. Ted Landau has the details.