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Using external drives to save space on your Mac? Format them first.

While drives are sold as plug-and-play, formatting prior to use will give you optimal performance and compatibility with your Mac.

By August 27, 2013

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Tackle stubborn disk partitioning in OS X

If partitioning a drive with Disk Utility gives you unmount or resource busy errors, there may be workarounds you can use.

By August 1, 2013

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Prevent a partition from mounting in OS X

If you have a specific volume on your Mac that you would like to keep from being edited when attached, here's how to protect it.

By June 25, 2013

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What to do when a Mac won't boot to Safe Mode

If your system hangs when going into Safe Mode, or will not load into Safe Mode at all, there are a couple of things you can do to fix the situation.

By March 11, 2013

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New petition calls for OpenGL 4.3 and ZFS in OS X

If you've wanted ZFS and OpenGL 4.3 support in OS X, now may be your chance to request it from Apple.

By February 12, 2013

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Why does my external hard drive only show 2.2TB?

Older hard-drive enclosures may be limited in the size of drive they can present to your system.

By December 21, 2012

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How to make a custom CoreStorage drive in OS X

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.

By November 15, 2012

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Taming Apple's new Fusion Drive technology

Apple's new hybrid drive offers great benefits, but a few drawbacks for some setups.

By November 14, 2012

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Seagate Backup Plus now available for Mac

The drive offers USB 3.0 and supports Time Machine out of the box.

By October 22, 2012

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How to fix drive-permissions problem in OS X

When the setting to ignore permissions on secondary hard drives keeps toggling off, blocking access, here's what to try.

By October 22, 2012