I just bought a new external drive and want to make a copy of my internal drive for emergencies, but I want the new external drive to also be bootable. How can I copy a boot drive so that the new copy is also bootable on a Mac OS X system? The post Make a bootable copy of a Mac hard drive? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
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There are some pretty big external hard drives on the market. Then there’s the Lacie 12big, which takes bigness to a whole new level. Yes, it does look a lot like an aluminum […]
With three USB ports, it’s easy to expand the original Kangaroo Mobile Desktop’s 32GB of onboard storage with external drives. But the new Kangaroo Mobile Desktop Pro goes one step further, by adding a 2.5-inch bay that lets you install terabytes of extra dedicated storage. Read more...
Time Machine comes packaged with every Mac, it’s comes ready to run, and makes a great option for backing up your computer to an external hard drive. But there are plenty of other options out there too, and many of them have features that Apple’s default backup app just can’t compete with. Show More Summary
Remember when you constantly had to push all of your movie and song files off your PC and save them on an external hard drive because you kept running out of room on your internal hard drive? Yeah, those days are long gone. HDD storage...Show More Summary
Everybody loves flash drives and external hard drives. But most come packing USB or micro USB connectors - and that means they’re all but useless with your iPhone, iPad or other iOS device. Now, pick up the first MFI-certified, high-speed drive that plugs right into your iOS tech. Show More Summary
Lust List: Xtra Drive by Naztech We’ve all been using flash drives on our Macs for ages, ever since Apple dropped the disk drives from its computer lineup. iPhones and iPads don’t have a USB port, so it’s hard to use the same external thumb drives on the go. The new Xtra Drive from Naztech […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Despite its tacky name, the Seagate Innov8 does represent a leap forward in external hard drive technology. The 8TB drive uses just a single USB-C cable for both data transfer and power. It measures 8?x 5?x 1? and weighs 0.33lb. Drops 4/2016 for $350.
Current terahertz sources are large, multi-component systems that sometimes require complex vacuum systems, external pump lasers, and even cryogenic cooling. The unwieldy devices are heavy, expensive, and hard to transport, operate,Show More Summary
If you have any old hard drives laying around, or if you just want to build a super-fast external SSD to store your files, this $13, 2.5" enclosure can convert a bare storage device into a portable external drive in seconds. [Inateck 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 HDD Silver Tool-Free External Enclosure/ Case, $13 with code NWJDZ9XE] Read more...
One of the Xbox One's nicer features is its support for external hard drives. Launch consoles didn't include all that much storage space, and even the 1TB internal drives on newer consoles are bound to fill up with games eventually. When storage space gets low, you don't stop buying games – you get an external hard drive. Show More Summary
External, portable hard drives are all about function, right? They need to store your data without failing and that's pretty much it, right? Well, maybe it wouldn't be such a bad thing to toss a little bit of style into the mix. After...Show More Summary
If you have a large storage iPhone, you might not have the space to back it up locally on your hard drive, especially if you’re working with a laptop’s SSD. OS X Daily points out that with a little Terminal magic, you can set up iTunes on your Mac to back up your iPhone to an external hard drive. Read more...
Toshiba is one of the top brands in the world when it comes to storage solutions. The company is known for high-quality products that are typically available at fair prices, so when Toshiba gear goes on sale it's always worth considering. Show More Summary
If your laptop is full of memories, any kind of technical hitch can cause heartbreak. Backing up to an external hard drive is a good first step, but to protect your precious files against natural disasters like fire and flood, it’s wise to have it backed up to a remote location. Show More Summary
It wasn’t long ago that portable, USB-powered external hard drives maxed out at 2TB, but Seagate’s new Backup Plus manages to double that, and you can pick one up for an all-time low $120 today. That price even includes 200GB of Microsoft OneDrive storage for two years, which is a $96 value on its own. Read more...
It doesn’t matter how iron clad your external hard drive looks — if the fragile disc inside it skips the wrong way or the motor putzes out, you’re looking at a lot of money and time to get your data back. That’s why cloud storage makes great sense for backing up your most important files, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, we have some great deals we stumbled on today while browsing Amazon.com. –ORICO Dual Bay SATA to USB3.0 External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5” and 3.5” HDD, SSD with Duplicator/Clone Function...Show More Summary
There are so many accessories that we bring with us for our laptops and tablets. For example we might have flash drives, external hard drives, maybe a battery pack, a mouse, charging cables, and etc. Sometimes it can get pretty messy, but one Redditor by the name of Splice1138 has come up with a pretty clever way of handling that. Show More Summary