The CoreStorage volume manager behind Apple's Fusion Drive can be used to create your own spanned volumes in any Mac running Lion or later.
Apple's new hybrid drive offers great benefits, but a few drawbacks for some setups.
While not the expected behavior, this bug is technically not a breach in security.
If necessary, you can restart a FileVault-enabled Mac and have it automatically unlock the volume and load the operating system.
This week readers e-mailed in questions about hiding the OS X menu bar, erasing hard drives, and creative uses of technology.
If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.
Many hard drives come preformatted with special utility software that largely is not needed, and may even be problematic or limiting at times.
If you want to share a drive but keep some files on it encrypted, you can easily do so with a couple of approaches in OS X.
New options in the Finder allow for quick encryption of mounted secondary storage drives.
If you keep a text or Word file on your system that contains all of your passwords, then you might consider options to better secure it.