OS X cannot natively read the popular Ext2 and Ext3 filesystems, though support for these filesystems can be implemented if needed.
The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook is ready for your life on the Web, but that's about it.
MacFixIt Answers is a feature where we answer questions e-mailed to us by readers. This week, we have questions on free file recovery options for OS X, managing Finder error -36 with firewire devices, installing iPhone ringtones, and managing many duplicate song entries in iTunes.
When it comes to troubleshooting the Mac, there are many cheap and some expensive utilities you can buy to get the job done; however, there are also some very robust free options out there.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. Though utilities can be any tool that helps you perform a routine task (including image manipulation and synchronization), our focus in this column is to bring you those tools that help in troubleshooting Mac hardware and software problems. There are updates for file management and network monitoring utilities, as well as a couple of maintenance utilities.
Utilities Updates: Docktop 1.2; EyeTV 2.0.1; Ext2 Filesystem 1.4d1; more
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week.
The cloud services provider has come up with a way to deal with large amounts of data and insufficient upload bandwidth.
Utilities Updates: CopyPaste-X 2.0.2; DoThisNow 1.3; Ext2 Filesystem 1.3; System Optimizer X 4.5.3; more