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Prepare an external drive for use with OS X

If you have a new hard drive to use with your Mac, there are several considerations to keep in mind for its optimal use.

By March 31, 2014

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How to set up an external hard drive for use with OS X

Many hard drives come preformatted with special utility software that largely is not needed, and may even be problematic or limiting at times.

By November 27, 2013

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How to create a bootable OS X Mavericks USB install drive

Now that Apple has released OS X 10.9 Mavericks, you might want to consider creating a USB install drive for clean installs and future use.

By October 23, 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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How to manually enable NTFS read and write in OS X

Do you have an external hard drive formatted to NTFS that you would like to use with your Mac? You can do so without using any third-party software.

By June 11, 2013

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Send Windows 8 to Boot Camp

When installing Windows 8 in Apple's Boot Camp environment, you may run into a problem in which the installer claims it cannot create a new partition or locate an existing one.

By May 7, 2013

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The complete guide to using Android with a Mac

Learn how to sync your Android device with a Mac like a pro.

By May 7, 2013

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How to set up an Eject All hot key in OS X

OS X requires that you manually eject all drives before disconnecting them, which can be a bit of a burden if you have multiple drives attached. Here's a way to simplify things a little.

By January 8, 2013

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Hands-on with the Matrox DS1 Thunderbolt Dock

The DS1 offers a convenient way to attach numerous desktop peripherals to your Mac through one Thunderbolt connection.

By December 20, 2012

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Is Time Machine really backing up your drives?

Time Machine should by default back up all internal hard drives on a Mac; however, some people are experiencing a problem in which drives appear to be automatically excluded from being backed up.

By December 10, 2012