Recently, a power outage caused data corruption on one of my drives, leaving some of the data unrecoverable. However, this issue could have been easily preempted. One solution: A UPS (or uninterruptible power supply) can provide backup power to your Mac and connected drives should you have a power outage, giving your Mac the ability to shutdown properly, keeping your data intact. We’ll show you how to select, and set up a UPS system to work with your Mac. Continue reading to learn more.
Fully charged, your Mac notebook can feel like it will last forever. However, we’ve all experienced that moment of annoyance when the battery indicator drops into the red and we desperately need to use the machine for longer.
If the various applications Apple built into Mac OS X are the spokes of the big wheel that makes up our computers, then the System Preferences window would have to be the hub that connects them. But how much do you really know about what goes on in that window?