Seagate 1TB Wireless Plus – Review

Seagate Wireless Plus Company: Seagate Price: 500GB ($150), 1TB ($160), 2TB ($200)   People love their iPads, iPhones, iPod touches, and will most likely

About Guy Serle

Guy is a long-time Mac user (since 1987) and insists on inflicting his opinions on technology even when others around him wishes he wouldn't. He's married and the father of two sons. He used to take Tae Kwon Do until the shame of being beaten up by teenagers became too great. He now gets his fix for personal humiliation each week as the co-host of the MyMac Podcast with GazMaz

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Western Digital My Cloud – Review

WD My Cloud Company: Western Digital Price: $149.99 for 2TB model Requires: Mac OS 10.6.8 or higher, Windows XP (SP3) or higher Cloud computing

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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Voyager S3 – A Review

Do you have external hard drives laying about the office? Wish you could use them with buying expensive enclosures for each one? You might like the flexibility the NewerTech Voyager S3 can give you.

About Rich Lefko

Rich Lefko has been a Mac enthusiast for many years and is always seeking out the most innovative applications, Apps, gadgets and hardware to tell us about. He uses his Mac expertise for video editing, record-keeping, business needs and in the management of a weather website (RichLefko.com) his true passion in life. A native New Yorker, Rich lives in New Hampshire with his exceptionally beautiful wife and three perfect sons. Rich joined MyMac.com as a writer after winning a contest he heard on the podcast. As a result, Rich no longer enters contests. Rich accepts email at richardlefko@mac.com.

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The Guardian MAXimus mini
Review

Guardian MAXimus mini Company: newertechnology Price as tested: $229.99 NewerTech – Other World Computing Are you backing up? Do you have enough storage for

About Rich Lefko

Rich Lefko has been a Mac enthusiast for many years and is always seeking out the most innovative applications, Apps, gadgets and hardware to tell us about. He uses his Mac expertise for video editing, record-keeping, business needs and in the management of a weather website (RichLefko.com) his true passion in life. A native New Yorker, Rich lives in New Hampshire with his exceptionally beautiful wife and three perfect sons. Rich joined MyMac.com as a writer after winning a contest he heard on the podcast. As a result, Rich no longer enters contests. Rich accepts email at richardlefko@mac.com.

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Verbatim Storage – Review

Verbatim 320GB Acclaim USB Portable Hard Drive Product Page Price: $59.99 on Amazon at press time Verbatim Tuff ‘N’ Tiny 16GB USB Drive Product

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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When disaster strikes, stoicism and a good recovery utility can be helpful

No sooner had I clicked on the icon for that drive than I felt the horrible sensation that signaled I had just done something very stupid.

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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Win a FREE Hard Drive on Twitter! – Update!


With all the software, photos, music, and videos we seem to need every day on our Macintosh computers, we all need more hard drive space! Here is your chance to win a 320GB miniG Firewire Hard Drive! Update 9-22-09 First Winner – Phil Paxman! Updated 9-29-09 Second Winner Ben Avery! Updated 10-6-09 Third week Winner Cindy Hickman! And our LAST winner, updated on 10-13-09, is John Darrow!

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CleanApp 3 – Review



Want to recover valuable hard drive space on your computer? CleanApp 3 is the program you want to check out.

About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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Another One Bites the Dust – Hard Drive Failure



What will you do the next time one of your hard drives goes kaput? Do you have the tools you’ll need to get your data back? Have you even thought about it? Remember, it’s not IF your hard drive will fail, its WHEN.

Read on to see what I did when one of my drives bit the dust.

About Rich Lefko

Rich Lefko has been a Mac enthusiast for many years and is always seeking out the most innovative applications, Apps, gadgets and hardware to tell us about. He uses his Mac expertise for video editing, record-keeping, business needs and in the management of a weather website (RichLefko.com) his true passion in life. A native New Yorker, Rich lives in New Hampshire with his exceptionally beautiful wife and three perfect sons. Rich joined MyMac.com as a writer after winning a contest he heard on the podcast. As a result, Rich no longer enters contests. Rich accepts email at richardlefko@mac.com.

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Macspiration 42
Ten Common Tech Terms

At MyMac.com, and other computer sites, terms like freeware, burn, jpeg, and more are being used all of the time. Sometimes we (the writers) take for granted that the audience understands what we are talking about. I figured I’d make a list of ten of the more common terms we might use in articles. You might look at a lot of the words below and think they are common sense. What might be common sense to you might be totally foreign to another person.

About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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