Disk utility

05.24.13
Ailing Mac? Try Drive Genius 3
05.24.13

Ailing Mac? Try Drive Genius 3

When your Mac starts acting unreliably your first line of defense is Apple's Disk Utility, but tha...

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02.13.13
Finding Steve's recovery partition: Solving an Apple mystery
02.13.13

Finding Steve's recovery partition: Solving an Apple mystery

Yesterday, fellow blogger Steve Sande hopped into the TUAW backchannel all fussed. As part of s...

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10.28.11
Dear Aunt TUAW: What is the lifespan of a large-capacity hard drive?
10.28.11

Dear Aunt TUAW: What is the lifespan of a large-capacity hard drive?

Dear Aunt TUAW, So here's the deal. There are 8-terabyte drives on the market now which, unless...

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10.17.11
Find My Mac not working for you? You're not alone
10.17.11

Find My Mac not working for you? You're not alone

If you're having trouble getting Lion to let you enable Find My Mac, you're not the only one. I...

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08.22.11
Build a better Lion installer
08.22.11

Build a better Lion installer

Apple now offers a US$69 USB installer for Lion. It comes on one of those tiny white USB sticks w...

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08.18.11
Apple sued over Disk Utility patent
08.18.11

Apple sued over Disk Utility patent

The words "Apple" and "lawsuit" have nearly become synonymous lately, as companies crawl out of...

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07.18.11
Dev Juice: Help me recover my beta partition
07.18.11

Dev Juice: Help me recover my beta partition

Dear Dev Juice, I was in the Lion beta program. Now that 10.7 is about to release I want to rec...

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03.08.11
Disk Drill protects your Mac disks, recovers files
03.08.11

Disk Drill protects your Mac disks, recovers files

Many of the disk utilities available for Mac OS X have been around for quite a few years, so it's...

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03.05.10
Ask TUAW: File ownership and permissions, converting FLV and OGG, extra displays, and more
03.05.10

Ask TUAW: File ownership and permissions, converting FLV and OGG, extra displays, and more

Welcome back to Ask TUAW, our weekly troubleshooting Q&A column. This week we have questions abo...

By Mat Lu,   03.05.10
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