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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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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.

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Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

In your old Mac Pro you have four hard drives that you'd like to use with your new iMac. Chris Breen tells you how to make the move.

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Drive-cloning utilities: The best Mac apps for making a bootable backup

A good backup plan should include a bootable duplicate. We tell you the best app for the task.

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Cloud Commander review: A sanity-saving single point of access to your cloud storage

This Mac app makes it a lot easier to access your files from Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Google Drive, and other online storage services.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bountiful bags

This week's roundup of new Mac gear includes new options for carrying your MacBook, as well as a way to protect it from spilled milk.

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Oyen Digital Shadow Mini review: a $600 1TB portable SSD that's a great deal

The Shadow Mini might cost a lot less than other 1TB portable solid-state drives out there, yet performance is fantastic.