The new Mac Minis have super fast SSD Drives. I measured read times of 2500MB/s which is 5 times faster than the SSD drive in my old mac mini. But these drives are super super expensive. (An extra US$1400 for a 2TB drive). So I thought it might be an option to buy a Mac […]
I have a friend who Â has a 120 GB MacBook Air and his hard drive was filling up. There were lots of suggestions on the Internet as to what might be causing it – Spotify cache, Â system files, movies, Â but what’s the best way to find out what is using up your hard disk space? […]
LastÂ weekÂ I had a hard disk crash. Â If you’ve had a hard disk crash you may know it can take a day or two to get things up and running again, a day or two that I didn’t have. Â I was flat our trying to get away on holidays before Christmas. Thankfully, I have a Promise […]
My MacBook Air is running a 120GB SSD drive so I don’t want my hardÂ drive full of excess things I don’t need. I just noticed after El Capitan that I lost a lot of space. I only had 10GB free. To run well a mac hard disk needs at least 20% free. Â Here’s how I […]
You may not know that USB Thumbdrives come in different formats. This article explains why this matters and how to format a USB drive into the format that you want.
Did you know that more free space your Hard Drive has the faster it will operate? Here’s how to see how full your macintosh computer hard disk is and what to do about it.