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How to deconstruct a software RAID made with macOS Sierra’s Disk 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.

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How to use Optimized Storage in macOS Sierra

This new feature in Apple’s latest Mac operating system promises to free up precious storage space.

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How to use iCloud Drive’s new Desktop and Documents access in macOS Sierra

With this new feature, files saved to the Desktop and in Documents are automatically saved your iCloud Drive.

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How to make Sidebar shortcuts for removable drives

How to make persistent shortcuts in the Mac's Sidebar even after unmounting and remounting a drive.

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How to turn off iCloud Photo Library when you don't have enough local storage

A reader wants to disable syncing to iCloud, but can't download the full-resolution images and videos. Here's how to fix it.

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What to do when your Mac can’t mount, repair, or erase a drive

A reader can't get a drive working again, but the problem lies within (the computer).

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How to hand off your Mac for repair without worrying about insecure data on an SSD

A reader would prefer to not send his computer off to get fixed with all of the contents of its drive being accessible to a technician. What to do?