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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 Optimize Drives in Windows 8 to Improve Performance

How to Optimize Drives in Windows 8 to Improve Performance

Microsoft has revamped the functionality of its Disk Defragment tool. Optimize Drives in Windows 8 not only defrags your disks but can also help TRIM SSDs. This can free up a lot of space not being reintegrated into your PC as well as help improve the overall performance of Windows 8.