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defragmentation

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Pandora wants to DJ the 'Internet of Things' (Q&A)

Pandora's head of electronics partnerships talks about rolling his eyes at the idea of a smart fridge, how far connected devices have come, and where they're going.

By July 5, 2014

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer Mac-related questions about Flashback, network file permissions, Time Machine, and more.

By April 13, 2012

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Review: Drive defragmentation and optimization with iDefrag

iDefrag is a small utility with the single purpose of running drive defragmentation and optimization. It does this job quite well, and has become a reputable and complete option for people wanting to defragment and optimize their hard drives.

By December 27, 2009

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How to automatically defragment new disks in Windows 7

Automating tasks on Windows can help save time and aggravation later.

By June 24, 2011

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Storage talk: Understanding your solid-state drive

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how SSDs work and some ways to get the longest life span out of them.

By June 17, 2011

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Troubleshooting utility news and updates

Our utilities update report is a column on updates for Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. This week there were updates to file recovery software, some drive monitoring utilities, and duplicate file management tools.

By May 16, 2011

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Hands on: A look at Drive Genius 3

A hands-on look at the options and tools in Drive Genius 3 for OS X.

By October 6, 2010

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How to limit user disk space with partitions and quotas in OS X

One drawback to having multiple users on OS X is there is no easy way to limit the amount of disk space used by that user. If a user has write access to a file system, then they can fill the drive until there is no space left for others.

By September 23, 2010

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Game better with Game Booster 2 beta

IObit releases the second revision in beta of its popular Game Booster tool that helps optimize PCs for gaming purposes.

By September 13, 2010

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Ultimate Defrag maximizes your disk-management options

Disktrix's $30 utility lets you defragment hard drives and other storage devices a little or a lot--and view the contents of individual drive clusters, among other options.

By September 8, 2010