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    January 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Turning two partitions into one

    Reader Sonya Jefferson tells a tale of two partitions. She writes: “I used Disk Utility to format a drive so that it has two partitions. I’d...

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    December 19th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Giving the gift of speed: the SSD upgrade

    Reader George Robertson wants to give his mate some speed. He writes: My wife has an iMac from 2010 (model 2389) that she says runs really slowly....

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    November 12th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to make a bootable Mavericks install drive

    Like Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) and Lion (OS X 10.7), Mavericks (OS X 10.9) doesn’t ship on a disc – it’s available only as an installer app...

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    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Should you do a ‘clean install’ of Mavericks?

    It used to be that when upgrading to a major new version of OS X, installing over an existing OS X installation for example, installing 10.3 over...

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    October 8th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Get your Mac ready for Mavericks (OS X 10.9)

    Apple has released to developers the golden master of Mavericks (OS X 10.9) – the final non-public version, and most likely the build that...

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    July 5th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    What to do about a failing hard drive

    Reader Kjeld Sorenson had a nasty shock and doesn’t care to be surprised again. He writes: “I happened to have Disk Utility open the other...

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