storage

The Start-To-Finish Guide To Securing Your Cloud Storage

Whether your files are stored on Dropbox, iCloud or Mega, they could do with a little more security. It’s impossible to make them “hack proof”, but there are a few steps you can take to make your data as secure as possible — and still convenient to access. Let’s walk through those steps.


Disk App Simplifies Cleaning Up Your Mac's Hard Drive

Mac: There are quite a few handy tools for analysing your Mac’s disk space, but they’re all pretty complex. Disk App simplifies things to make it easy to clear up space on your hard drive.


Western Digital Launches '6.xTB' Ae Hard Drives For Cold Storage

Last week, Western Digital announced a new line of hard drives, called “Ae”. Rather than targeting the average consumer, the drives are designed with cold storage in mind — that is, loading the disks with data and slotting them away for the long-haul. Sure, you could grab a bunch of large-capacity HDDs and be done with it, but like most off-the-shelf hardware, they’re not particularly specialised for this type of work, even though they might be “good enough” for most.


Make The Most Of Your Space In A Small Workshop

Most of us who compulsively buy power tools don’t have the luxury of unlimited space. Here are a few ideas for getting the most out of storage space in workshops of any size.


Declutter Your Bathroom Counter Space With A DIY Tiered Tray

Many of us have bathroom counters with stacks of items piling up to create a mess. As we know, clutter affects your brain. ClevverTV shows how to make your own tiered tray with plates and candle holders to clear up counter space.


Ask LH: What Can I Do With My Spare Hard Drives?

Hi Lifehacker, I have over 10 external hard drives I’ve collected over the years which are currently lying around collecting dust. Do you guys have any ideas how I could take advantage of these extra hard drives?


OneDrive File Size Limit Raised To 10GB

Want to keep larger files in Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage service? The size limit for a single file has just been bumped up from 2GB to 10GB.


Use Image Capture To Quickly Clear Out Your iPhone's Camera Roll

If your iPhone’s camera roll is getting a bit out of hand and taking up a lot of space, you’ll need to mass-delete at least some of those photos. The Sweet Setup reminds us that the quickest way to do that on a Mac is with Image Capture.


Keep Kids' Small Toys In A Hanging Jewellery Holder

Kids tend to accumulate lots of small toys like race cars and action figures. Try storing the toys in a hanging jewellery holder instead of a box.


OneDrive Android App Can Switch Between Personal And Business Accounts

Android: Microsoft has updated its Android app for OneDrive. The biggest change? You can now switch between individual and OneDrive for Business accounts from within the app with a simple swipe.