Over time, stored data gets gradually corrupted. But over what period – months, years or centuries? And at what rate?
What do you do with all those old but important documents? Do you just leave them cluttering up storage, or have you archived them? Here’s how to archive properly.
The fine line between precision and obscurity examined in the Finder, against Apple’s Style Guide, and its accuracy. And what does HD stand for?
Why is Apple soldering in the SSDs of so many new Macs? What problems does it produce, and should you avoid them?
Even with 4 ports on my Mac, I’m running out. What about putting a couple of my 1 TB SSDs into a single enclosure? Here’s a cost-effective answer.
With a shiny new high-speed Samsung X5 SSD to test, I was looking forward to some real speed. Did it deliver good value for its high price, though?
Why measuring free and used disk space is not so simple in APFS, and which estimates you should trust.
Fancy a new iMac? With a hard disk or a Fusion Drive? It’s worth considering their drawbacks, and looking at a smaller SSD perhaps.
With narrowing of the cost difference between Fusion Drives and full-size SSDs, it’s worth considering likely differences in working life.
Buying or replacing external storage for Macs is extremely uncertain at the moment because of issues over APFS. Here’s some guidance for selecting hard disks, for backups and more.