1. Help
    March 30th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to consolidate files and remove duplicates

    This week we tackle some of your storage questions, including consolidating, de-duplication and management. Too many drives Reader Jon writes that...

  2. News
    March 27th, 2015 by Stephen Lawson
    Court throws out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

    A US federal court has dismissed a lawsuit against Apple over the amount of storage available in mobile devices that come with iOS 8. The district...

  3. Help
    March 5th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Find your missing Wi-Fi adapter and free up that ‘Other’ storage space

    Missing Wi-Fi adapter Apple has built in a Wi-Fi adapter in most models of Macs for a decade, and the remaining ones for several years. Thus it was...

  4. News
    February 18th, 2015 by Jared Newman
    Office integrates more cloud storage services, starting with iCloud and Box

    Microsoft is continuing its open approach to cloud storage by hooking more third-party services into Office. The integration is only available in...

  5. Blogs
    January 28th, 2015 by Christopher Phin
    Think Retro: Who else kinda misses their Zip disks?

    These days, of course, the idea that 100MB is “a lot of data” is pretty preposterous. Shoot H.264 video at 1080p and 60fps for four seconds, such...

  6. Help
    January 27th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    What’s the best media for long-term storage?

    Reader Karen Bauer ponders a question of longevity. She writes: I enjoyed your article about maintaining media throughout the ages but I’d like...

  7. Blogs
    January 5th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

    It’s generally easier to keep safe the files we have under our control, on our internal and external drives, than those that waft far away from...

  8. Blogs
    November 7th, 2014 by Glenn Fleishman
    iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven’t saved yet

    The line between local and remote storage started blurring long ago. The moment you could save a file from within a program on a Mac or other OS to...

  9. News
    September 12th, 2014 by Gregg Keizer
    Apple starts selling lower-cost iCloud storage, adds iCloud Drive to beta website

    Apple on Thursday flipped the switch on its new iCloud storage plan prices, and added iCloud Drive to a beta version of the icloud.com website....

  10. Help
    September 3rd, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    What exactly is “Other” hard drive storage?

    Reader Kevin Loy would like some details on how storage is being consumed on a relative’s hard drive. He writes: I read your article about freeing...

  11. Help
    August 28th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to free up space on a packed hard drive

    Reader Donna Vincent has a lot of files and little remaining storage space. She writes: I’ve been a Mac user for a long time and am accustomed to...

  12. Help
    August 21st, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

    Reader Ruben Diaz is trading up, but would like to take his existing gear with him. He writes: I’ve been using a Mac Pro for many years but it’s...

  13. Workflow
    August 18th, 2014 by Stephen Lawson
    Compliance, BYOD help drive small-business storage

    Small businesses are growing up when it comes to data, investing in bigger and smarter storage systems that can be shared among PCs, tablets and smartphones....

  14. Security
    July 25th, 2014 by Juan Carlos Perez
    Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

    Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text...

  15. Reviews
    July 11th, 2014 by Albert Filice
    Western Digital My Passport Pro

    What’s striking about Western Digital’s My Passport Pro portable hard drive is its size and weight. The 4TB version I tested weighs...

  16. Productivity
    July 11th, 2014 by Christopher Null
    Google Drive to Docs: Google’s productivity apps, explained

    Google’s recent upgrades to Drive have made clear the company’s going head-to-head with Microsoft on productivity services. Unfortunately,...

  17. Workflow
    July 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Dropping Dropbox: Exploring alternatives

    For purely personal reasons I’ve chosen to abandon Dropbox. But that doesn’t mean my desire to share files with others has likewise vanished....

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