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block-level clone

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Differences between file-level and block-level cloning

When discussing backup options, frequently we will mention cloning. There are two basic types of clones, block-level and file-level, and here are the differences between them.

By May 25, 2011

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Best mobile games of March 2014

Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in March 2014.

By April 3, 2014

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Apple's iCloud lock for Macs is not very secure

While iCloud PINs are best used as a temporary means for securing Macs, there are other options in OS X for implementing robust long-term data and system security.

By December 12, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer questions about installing OS X on a replacement hard drive, and more.

By August 17, 2012

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed in by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By December 8, 2011

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OS X Lion slowdowns; could it be the hard drive?

If you have upgraded your Mac to Lion and are experiencing slowdowns, you might be suspecting faults with the hard drive as a possible reason.

By December 6, 2011

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By October 14, 2011

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Apple releases Lion Recovery Disk Assistant tool

Apple has released a tool that allows you to create a Lion recovery drive in similar ways to the current drive.

By August 8, 2011

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Managing the OS X 10.7 Lion restore drive

The Recovery HD partition is a new feature to the Mac OS. Here are some options for managing it.

By July 25, 2011

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Stellar Phoenix Mac Photo Recovery works, when it works

Stellar Phoenix's latest "Photo Recovery" program for OS X is at version 4.0, so I decided to see how this version performs in detecting and recovering media files.

By July 12, 2011