Don't-Miss Storage Stories
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.
With a little bit of handiwork, you can upgrade the hard drive that came with your Mac. Here's what to look for when buying a new internal hard drive.
If you’re looking for a quick and painless way to add massive amounts of storage for your music, photos, videos, or system backups, an external hard drive is hard to beat.
Ted Landau wonders if he can convert TiVo files into an iPhone format. He can, but not without a good deal of time and hassle.
Rob Griffiths learns—the hard way—the importance of double-checking one’s plans before implementing them, especially when it comes to hard drives.