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What Is a NAS (Network Attached Storage)?

Are you tired of swapping hard drives? Do you need to access data from multiple machines on the same network, often at the same time?…

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Why DirectStorage Will Be a Game-Changer for Your Windows 11 PC

Windows 11 is on the way, bringing with it a fresh design and eliminating some features while adding new ones. One of the technologies that Microsoft’s…

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How to Free Disk Space on Your Hard Drive

Computer hard drives are getting much larger—you’d think you can hold on to files indefinitely and never worry about running out of space. But then…

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How to Make a USB Drive That Can Be Read on Macs and PCs

By default, Windows and Mac file systems don’t play well together. So when it comes time to transfer files between them on a USB stick,…

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Graphene could allow hard drives to hold 10 times more data

Using graphene, everyone’s favorite wonder material, they replaced the carbon-based overcoat (COC) on several hard drives. Source: https://www.engadget.com/graphene-hard-drive-university-of-cambridge-234912178.html?src=rss_b2c Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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How I set up a self-hosted replacement for Google Photos

Synology Photos is a free Google Photos clone, but you’ll need hardware to host it With Google Photos discontinuing free unlimited photo backups starting next…

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How to Delete Data and Free up Space in Google Drive

It’s easy to run out of space on Google Drive, since it stores data across much of your Google account. Luckily, it’s also easy to…

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How to Check How Much OneDrive Storage You Have Left

Microsoft OneDrive is a popular cloud storage service that boasts deep integration with Windows 10. If you’re a OneDrive user, you probably want to keep…

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How to Check How Much Google Account Storage You Have Left

Every Google account comes with free storage, but if that’s not enough for you, more can be purchased. Regardless of how much you have, you…

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How to Create a RAM Drive in Linux

In case you are wondering, RAM Drives and tmpfs instances are not the same. This article will explain the difference and show you how to…

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Hard drives are about to get supercharged

HAMR and MAMR are a pair of new methods for writing data to hard drives that could boost capacity as high as 60TB per drive,…

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How to Connect External Storage to Your iPad

Apple has been quite busy developing and evolving iPadOS these past years, with the company’s tablet receiving many computer-level features. For example, you can connect…

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How to Quickly Format an SD Card on Mac

There are times when an SD Card starts acting weird. Once you have backed up your data, the only sure-fire way of resetting the SD…

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How to See How Big Your Mac’s Internal Storage Is

Data storage on your Mac is important—it determines how many apps, documents, photos, and videos your computer can hold locally. If you run into the…

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PlayStation 5 SSD expansion will reportedly be unlocked this summer

Considering the bloated sizes of recent games like Call of Duty and Cyberpunk 2077 (250GB just for those two), the PlayStation 5’s 825GB internal SSD…

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What Is Google One, and Is It Worth Paying for More Storage?

Google One is a service that you might have seen advertised, but aren’t familiar with. You might wonder how it’s different from Google Drive, and…

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How to Safely Remove USB Flash Drives From a Chromebook

You’ve probably heard about how you should always safely “eject” a USB drive before unplugging it. On Windows, it’s a very simple process, but what…

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Local Backups vs. Cloud Backups: Which Is Best?

When it comes to local backups vs. cloud backups, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution that’s perfect for every user. While one person may swear by…

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How to Share Files Between Mac and PC on Your Network

Do you have a Mac and a Windows PC on the same network? Perhaps you’re currently working from home and want an easy way to transfer…

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How to Export Your Google Drive Files

Google Drive is one of the most trusted services for storing and organizing your data on the cloud. But accidents happen, so it’s important to…

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Where Are Your Microsoft Teams Files Stored?

Microsoft Teams is great for collaborating on documents, but finding files again can be tricky. Thankfully, Teams stores your files in a logical structure in…

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How to Compress and Decompress Files Using tar in Linux

Tar is more then just an archiving utility: tar comes with some great builtin features, which let you compress and decompress files, at the same…

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