All posts in "Mac External Drive Advice"

Partition Hard Drive For Mac and Windows, In 6 Easy Steps

By Simon Irons / September 6, 2019

You and your colleagues. Or you and your kids need to share some files. Documents, music, photos or videos and it would be so much easier if they were in the one place. Except you have a Mac and they have Windows PCs. Will getting a large enough external hard drive solve your problem? Can […]

Format WD Elements for Mac and PC Have your Drive for Both

By Simon Irons / September 4, 2019

Using your WD Elements drive for both your home Mac and work Windows PC means. A 1TB, 2TB or larger drive could make your life so much easier. Because both of your computers can get to the same document. After all how else could you so easily move, look at and work on your docs […]

WD Elements Partition Mac, 6 Steps to Partition Fast

By Simon Irons / September 2, 2019

You’ve a WD Elements external hard drive. And you’d love to partition it. You want a part of your WD Elements drive you can use for your own Mac’s documents. And maybe another section for the kid’s Windows PC games and stuff. Then you could share files. Without worrying about getting a virus from their […]

Format WD Elements for Mac. How? In 7 Quick Steps for 2019

By Simon Irons / August 31, 2019

You’ve just bought yourself a new WD Elements hard drive for your MacBook Pro. You’ve hooked it up to your MacBook ok. But darn. Try as hard as you can you can’t drag any files onto it.  It’s why you bought the thing. But your WD Elements drive seems blocked. Your Mac won’t put anything […]

Connect an External Hard Drive to Mac, 12 Things You Need to Know

By Simon Irons / August 29, 2019

It doesn’t matter if it’s your photos from that special holiday. Or your mega music collection in iTunes. You want to know how to connect an external hard drive to your Apple Mac. And you need to know now. Because you need a backup of your important stuff. In this article Connect External Hard Drive […]

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 […]

Partition WD My Passport For Mac, Teach Yourself in 10 Steps

By Simon Irons / July 26, 2019

As the cost per GB of hard drive space falls, it becomes practical to buy a larger external hard drive and use it for several purposes. And that is exactly what partitioning up – splitting using the Mac operating system software allows you to do. Let me teach you in 10 steps how to partition […]

WD My Passport Time Machine Insider Need to Knows

By Simon Irons / July 25, 2019

Does WD My Passport Work with Time Machine? Yes, Is WD My Passport compatible with Time Machine? Yes, yes. Your Mac can pretty much work with any USB attached external hard drive. And with a little know how and insider knowledge. You can get your WD My Passport drive working well with Time Machine in […]

Seagate Wireless Plus and iTunes Your Questions Answered

By Simon Irons / June 13, 2019

One of the most popular ways to use the Seagate Wireless Plus external hard drive is to stream content. Whether it is keeping the kids amused on that fifteen hour car trip, ten hour plane journey or for yourself on a business trip when you know you are going to be stuck in a hotel […]

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