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Partition Seagate Backup Plus Shape so You’ll Love it on Mac

By Paul Gregory / August 16, 2019

So you want to whip your Seagate Backup Plus into shape. Partition shape. You have a large Seagate Backup Plus and partitioning it is just the thing. You can then have different sections of the drive so that you can store exactly what you want where you want. Set it up so perfect so that […]


Seagate Backup Plus Time Machine, the Smart Way to Backup

By Paul Gregory / August 13, 2019

You want to take a backup of your files to your Seagate Backup Plus with Time Machine. Because it’s the smart thing to do. Then if the worst happens you’ll have a copy. Just in case you deleted or changed a file. And you want it back. Or you upgraded your Mac and now you […]


Seagate Backup Plus NTFS Driver for Mac Uncertain You Need It

By Paul Gregory / August 8, 2019

You’ve plugged in your Seagate Backup Plus drive. And then you’ve tried to copy your documents onto your Backup Plus. But your Mac says no. And won’t do it.  Your Mac says your Seagate Backup Plus drive is read only. What now? Why is My Mac Telling Me My Seagate Backup Plus Drive is Read […]


How to Use Seagate Backup Plus on Mac, 15 Mins and Start

By Paul Gregory / August 6, 2019

So you’re asking yourself the question ‘How do I use Seagate Backup Plus on Mac?’ You’ll be reassured that the answer is: using your Seagate Backup Plus on your Mac is easy. And knowing where to start is the key. By the end of this article you’ll find out how to use Seagate Backup Plus […]


WD Elements VS My Passport Which is Best for Your Mac?

By Paul Gregory / July 19, 2019

You’ve been looking at external hard drives for your Mac and you quite fancy the two from Western Digital. The decision has come down to the WD Elements versus My Passport and which one would be the best.Which is the best external drive for you?​Let me outline the head to head similarities and differences so that […]


What is the Best External Hard Drive for Mac – Don’t Risk It

By Paul Gregory / March 9, 2019

Risk what? Your memories, your listening pleasure and all your hard work, stored on your Mac laptop and desktop. It doesn’t matter if your data is; Work documents, legal documents or that video of grandma holding her first grandchild. You want to know you’re not going to loose them forever. This is where having an external hard drive […]


Apple Airport Time Capsule Review, Is It Still Great?

By Paul Gregory / March 3, 2019

​MacTakeAwayData Rank Released to the market in 2013 users familiar with the previous generation will find the new Airport Time Capsule 2TB and 3TB to be significantly more compact in its footprint. More attractive in its design than Apple’s fourth generation. But several years on from its release is it still great? And if it is, […]


Toshiba Canvio Advance for Mac (the View from a Mac User)

By Paul Gregory / February 23, 2019

​MacTakeAwayData Rank The Toshiba Canvio Advance was announced and released to the market in February 2018 when Toshiba renewed their portable hard drive line up. The Canvio Connect II was replaced with the Canvio Advance. Let me show you how this external hard drive stacks up, when viewed by a Mac user.Toshiba Canvio Advance Pros ​Clean […]


WD Elements for Mac, Is it Great for the Money?

By Paul Gregory / February 15, 2019

You need to take that first step and sort out the log jam of documents and pictures you have on your Macbook Pro, or Air or iMac … WD Elements for Mac – is it a hard drive that will work on your Mac? And is it worth the money? No matter what flavor of […]

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