Don't-Miss Storage Stories
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.
You have an AirPort Extreme Base Station and a USB hard drive. Now what?
Whether you use your iPod or iPhone for entertainment, communication, or to amplify your cool quotient, all models share one thing in common: they can function as portable storage devices.
Network-attached storage (NAS) makes it easy to add file servers to your network.
If you have heavy-duty storage needs, a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is the most cost-effective, mind-easing solution.
A portable hard drive allows you to carry a large amount of data without you, in a device that can easily fit in a bag, backpack, briefcase, or pocket.