1. Help
    How to (and why not to) combine external drives into a RAID

    Reader Liam Yates finds himself with two spare hard drives and one question. He writes: “Over the years I’ve collected a couple of USB...

  2. Reviews
    ioSafe 214 NAS RAID

    Over the years we’ve covered a number of ioSafe’s products at Macworld Australia, because we think that external hard drives built to...

  3. Help
    Twenty more technical terms every Mac user should know

    Last week I introduced you to 20 computer terms you should know. In addition to a few ‘thanks for that’ responses, I also received a...

  4. Help
    Prevent iTunes from switching library locations

    Reader Alex Christie has run into a common iTunes frustration. He writes: I have a lot of media files in my iTunes library and because of that, I...

  5. Reviews
    QNAP TS-419P II NAS

    The Quality Network Appliance Partner company is also known simply as QNAP Systems, Inc. The company is a relative youngster, founded in 2004, but...

  6. Features 1
    The storage space race

    Remember when a gigabyte was considered virtually limitless storage? Then the magical terabyte was more space than you’d ever need. These days,...

  7. Help 1
    Manage and play media from a NAS device

    As computers have become more affordable and taken on increasingly important tasks in our lives, it’s common to have more than one of them on the...

  8. Reviews 2
    Group test: NAS storage devices

    Storage – we can never have enough. With desktop hard drives capable of up to 3TB of storage, iTunes libraries that grow by gigabytes per week and...

  9. Blogs 4
    Apple needs an iTunes Server version

    As our media libraries increase in size with gigabytes of music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, audiobooks, and apps, many of us are seeking ways to...

  10. Blogs
    Sharing iTunes libraries

    In October 2001, many laughed at Steve Jobs’ latest brainchild – the iPod. How could a US$400 device that could only store and play music help...

  11. Help
    Create a central media library

    Apple may not offer a dedicated media centre, but the features its hardware and software provide can come pretty close. You can watch movies on...

  12. Reviews
    New: HP boosts Mac integration with new MediaSmart home servers

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Tuesday announced the release of the MediaSmart EX490 and EX495 Home Servers. They’re available for pre-order for $549 and...

  13. News
    WD introduces world’s first 2 terabyte hard drive

    Western Digital announced Tuesday the first 2 terabyte (TB) hard disk drive, a new addition to its Caviar Green product line. The new 3.5-inch hard...

  14. Reviews
    Review: Sonos Multi-Room Music System 2.7

    Read enough reviews and you understand that part of a reviewer’s job is to present an unemotional—even detached—evaluation of Product X, Y, or...

  15. Blogs
    Enticing rumours

    Two rumours currently bouncing about have piqued my interest. The one that interests my credit card company is that AT&T in ths US are considering...

  16. Blogs
    Enticing Rumours

    There are two rumours currently bouncing about that have piqued my interest. One is that AT&T in the US are considering "tethering" - allowing...

  17. Blogs
    Hack to the future

    One of the attractions of using a Macintosh instead of that other operating system is not having to futz around with command lines and arcane code...

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