All posts in "Mac External Drive Advice"

How to Backup Macbook Pro to External Hard Drive, Pro Magic

By Simon Irons / September 3, 2018

A bit of MacBook Pro magic for you whether you have a MacBook Pro, Air, iMac to allow you to take your own local backups. Because you never know when your iCloud backup might fail or be inaccessible if there is a network issue. or you may just not like the idea of your backup […]


Clone Your Mac Boot Drive to an External Drive 12 Steps

By Simon Irons / September 2, 2018

It’s a great idea to have a clone copy of your Mac’s internal hard drive – a Mac boot clone drive – just in case your hard drive fails. You then have the option to get yourself up and running on your Mac with all your files by booting from your cloned drive. And you will need […]


Clone External Hard Drive for FREE to Another External Hard Drive Mac

By Simon Irons / August 30, 2018

Can you Clone an external hard drive to another external hard drive on a Mac, Macbook Pro, Air or iMac? For Free, without paying for cloning software? Yes you can and I’ll show you in this post how. ​​​​​Table Of Contents Who is This Article For?What is the Point of Cloning An External Hard Drive?What Will […]


Backup External Hard Drive to Another External Hard Drive on a Mac

By Simon Irons / August 27, 2018

Can you backup an external hard drive to another hard drive on a Mac? The answer is definitely yes and I show you in pictures and in a video how. ​​​​​Table Of Contents Who is This Article Written ForWhy Would You Do This?The Best PrincipalWhat Will You Get From This Article?What Will You Use to […]


Seagate Wireless Plus and iTunes Your Questions Answered

By Simon Irons / June 13, 2018

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 […]


My Passport Wireless iPad Where to Start and Need to Knows

By Simon Irons / June 8, 2018

WD My Passport Wireless was superseded in 2016 by the WD My Passport Wireless Pro release. Whether you have a WD My Passport Wireless Pro or are thinking of getting one it is likely you will want to access the files uploaded to it via your iPad or iPhone and there isn’t much out there […]


How to Choose an External Hard Drive for Backup On a Mac

By Simon Irons / May 19, 2018

When you haven’t a Clue You need an External drive for a backup but Macs are special. You need to find the right type of drive, A drive that will work on your Mac. So the question is really how do you choose the right kind of external drive to back up your Mac? The […]

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