Most of the computer-like devices that you use now store their data on solid-state disk (SSD) rather than traditional hard disk (HD) components. Are they also the best way ahead for regular computers?
Disk errors and crashes may be terminal, rescuable, or fully repairable. Understanding their nature enables you to choose how to tackle them.
My husband was still using my ancient G3/G4 tower when it froze, apparently dead. It refuses to start up now. How can we recover what is left on its hard disk?
I want an external drive to support Time Machine backups of my iMac, which currently has 805 GB free space on its 1 TB internal drive. How big should this backup disk be?
RAID arrays used to be the preserve of serious servers and high-end workstations. Should they now be on your shopping list?
Disk Utility may seem the most mundane of all the utilities, but together with its command shell partners packs a real punch in several important areas.
Can you squeeze more from your existing Mac, or must you replace it to improve performance?
The real world performance of S.M.A.R.T. to warn of imminent drive failure is not as impressive as its claims, but here is how to get better use from it.