Not sure how to deal with sticking your stuff in the cloud? Determining your cloud 'personality' can help.
Reader Phil Rogers has more images than he cares for. He writes:
Windows and third-party utilities can help you clean out older backups or older versions of files that you don't need anymore.
We recently put out a call for topics you'd like to learn more about and one of the most popular suggestions was how to verify a Time Machine backup. After all, you've gone to all the trouble to create such a backup, it would be nice to know if it works. It turns out that there's not a completely clear-cut answer to this one. Let me explain.
How to designate ringtones, put contacts on the home screen and even add phonetic names.
One of OS X's most versatile utilities is Disk Utility--a tool not only used for formatting and managing a variety of storage devices, but also employed for fixing damaged volumes and performing the ever-so-common "permissions fix" routine. While these features are relatively apparent, the program does have some often overlooked options that can be useful.
You can see all of the shortcuts and files on your desktop. Other people can see some of them. Here's how to control who sees what.
Picking up your phone and saying "Call my dad" or "Call Ted" (meaning Ted your boss, not that random Ted fellow you met five years ago) should work like magic.