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Promise unveils Thunderbolt 2 storage lineups

Promise announces Pegasus2 and SANLink2 storage systems that are based on the new Thunderbolt 2 standard to offer top capacities and unprecedented performance for both professional and business users.

By October 25, 2013

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Speed up the shutdown process in OS X

A quick adjustment of the timeout values for key processes can greatly speed up otherwise laggy shutdowns in OS X.

By October 14, 2013

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How to manage Ext2/Ext3 disks in OS X

OS X cannot natively read the popular Ext2 and Ext3 filesystems, though support for these filesystems can be implemented if needed.

By June 22, 2012

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AppleScript Fun: Automatically changing Safari's downloads folder

Here is a fun approach for automatically changing Safari's downloads folder to an external drive that uses AppleScript. If you like scripting on a Mac then this may be for you.

By September 2, 2011

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Simple and useful OS X Terminal commands

The Terminal in OS X may seem like a cryptic tool to use, but there are some quick and useful commands that can be run in it to help troubleshoot your system, and they do not require much knowledge of the Terminal at all.

By June 10, 2011

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Spotlight slow and not showing search results

While Spotlight is a great search tool in Mac OS X, sometimes it can get slow or not show proper results. Here are some ways to optimize and troubleshoot when this happens.

By May 24, 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 maintenance programs, a number of filesystem and file management tools, and a hardware utility for managing battery calibrations.

By May 23, 2011

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Clearing up storage device terminology

When it comes to describing hard drives and storage, numerous terms like disk, media, memory, filesystem, volume, and partition can be confusing. Here is what they all mean.

By May 13, 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, which include some maintenance tools, filesystem tools, and hardware management tools.

By April 4, 2011

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New Linux kernel adds file-system support

Kernel version 2.6.30 offers support for two new file systems, performance improvements, and new hardware drivers.

By June 15, 2009