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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.

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How to use your iPhone as a removable hard drive

Unlike old-fashioned iPods, the iPhone won't mount as a USB drive. However, Chris Breen points out you can still use it for portable file storage.

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LaCie 2big Thunderbolt 2 review: Updated drive can't take full advantage of its fastest connection

The performance capability of Thunderbolt 2 is lost on an external storage solution sporting two HDD's.

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What exactly is "Other" hard drive storage?

About This Mac tells you that your hard drive is packed with "other" files. Chris Breen explains exactly what they're made of.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags and bytes

In our latest roundup of new Mac gear, we've got all kinds of ways to carry your MacBook, plus mega-storage, colorful mice, standing desks, and more.

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StorageStatus review: Be a little smarter about how you use your storage

StorageStatus provides menubar access to information about your attached storage device.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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Disk Diag review: Get rid of unnecessary space-hogging files on your hard drive

If you’ve got a capacious drive overrun with unwanted hangers-on, Disk Diag offers a fast, friendly way to evict them.

Manage Your Media More Effectively with NAS

Network attached storage may be your best bet to get those unruly pictures, music files, and videos under control in a flash. Here's your plan of attack.