Out of all the accessories for a computer, one of the most useful is an external hard drive. With more and more of your life on your computer’s hard drive, the more files you’ll accumulate. Whether you want extra storage space, an easy way to work with large files on multiple computers, a backup solution, or just a place to keep your data, an external hard drive is a must have.
Shopping for one can be a bit tricky. There’s many brands, sizes, interfaces and price points. Here’s what to look for to determine what you need and what to shop for:
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Our music collections outlast both our Macs and our iPods. As we upgrade or they break, at some point we’ll have to migrate our iTunes library from one Mac to another. You may think that moving your iTunes Library from one Mac to another (or from a PC to a Mac) is tricky but actually […] Continue reading →
Macs are like all other systems, OS X and your data can succumb to a corrupt hard drive. When this happens, your data is at risk. Apple Repair will only replace the drive, and won’t give you the faulty one with your files on it. If you want a third party data recovery company to […] Continue reading →
Dropbox is an easy and useful way to sync files across multiple computers. You can even share folders (and photos) with friends, family and co-workers. It’s also great as a simple backup solution for small documents. As a backup solution, it brings me to ask the question.. What do you do if those documents are […] Continue reading →
If you want both Mac and Windows compatibility with a large external hard drive, work with large file sizes, or want to quickly shuttle files from OS X to your Boot Camp partition, you’re going to run into some difficulty. While OS X supports many Windows specific ways of doing things, dealing with the very […] Continue reading →