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How to Format an External Drive in OS X

How to Format an External Drive in OS X

Formatting a drive on your Mac is quite easy, though it isn’t as evident and obvious as it is on a PC. You can format an external drive in OS X using Disk Utility and Terminal. Here’s how to do so.

How to Boost Your Writing Efficiency With Markdown Content

How to Boost Your Writing Efficiency With Markdown Content

When it comes to writing, it is great to always create the draft in plain text. The problem lies when you need to transform those plain-text words into something nicely-formatted and readable. Fortunately, Linux provides two programs that allow you to draft in plain text, then convert to other, more graphical formats.

Getting to Know Textile

Getting to Know Textile

At some point, you’re probably going to do some work on the web — whether you plan to or not. That work could be writing a blog post or article, adding a page to a web site, or regularly writing for a site like Make Tech Easier. No matter what you do, knowing some HTML […]

How to Format Your Book for the Kindle

How to Format Your Book for the Kindle

Some time ago, MakeTechEasier gave you an extensive 3-part guide to formatting a book using OpenOffice.org. That guide was specifically oriented toward print publications, and while it may be sufficient for PDF ebooks, formatting a book for Amazon’s Kindle e-reader takes a little more attention and care. Generally speaking, a Kindle book is just HTML and […]