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Josh Centers 16 comments

OWC miniStack STX Expands Your Mac’s Storage and Connectivity

Do you have a Mac mini that needs more storage and Thunderbolt 4 ports? The OWC miniStack STX is built just for you.

Adam Engst 1 comment

How to Use Extra Space on an APFS Time Machine Drive

Want to use the extra space on your APFS-formatted Time Machine drive to store non-backup files? Howard Oakley explains how you can make that possible by creating an APFS volume or an APFS container.

DaisyDisk 4.20 Agen Schmitz No comments

DaisyDisk 4.20

Adds support for scanning Dropbox and Google Drive accounts. ($9.99 new, free update, 7.6 MB, macOS 10.10+)

DaisyDisk 4.9 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

DaisyDisk 4.9

Improves discovery of hidden spaces in macOS 10.15 Catalina. ($9.99 new, free update, 6.1 MB)

Jeff Carlson 7 comments

NAS: What You Need to Know before Buying

NAS (network-attached storage) can be a great way to expand your available data storage, but buying a NAS device involves wading into a lot of technicalities. In this article, adapted from his book Take Control of Your Digital Storage, Jeff Carlson breaks down the NAS buying process.

Jeff Carlson 24 comments

What APFS Does for You, and What You Can Do with APFS

macOS High Sierra switched to APFS (Apple File System) for Macs with solid-state storage, but what does it do? Jeff Carlson explains why Apple made the change, how APFS works, and what it can do for you.

Adam Engst 25 comments

TipBITS: How to Recover Space from an iOS Update

iOS updates download automatically if there’s sufficient space on your device, but if you want to use that space for photos, videos, or whatnot before you’re ready to install the update, here’s how you can recover hundreds of megabytes (or even gigabytes!) of storage.