macOS: What is Purgeable Storage on Your Hard Drive?

On episode 695 of Mac Geek Gab listener Todd had a question about macOS. What is purgeable storage, and is there a way to manually clear it out and reclaim storage space? Purgeable Storage There are a bunch of features introduced in macOS Sierra about reclaiming hard drive space. A lot stuff doesn’t need to stick around, like log files, app installers, or duplicate files. … Continue reading macOS: What is Purgeable Storage on Your Hard Drive?

Uber data shows you how long it takes to drive anywhere in the Bay Area

Anyone who wants to know how long it takes to drive from Chinatown to Cupertino during rush hour, without submitting to the ordeal themselves, can now turn to Uber Movement, the San Francisco-based ride-hailing app’s public data portal that taps info from Uber drivers’ daily trips to reveal traffic patterns from point A to point Anywhere. (That trip took one hour and three minutes on … Continue reading Uber data shows you how long it takes to drive anywhere in the Bay Area

How to fix a drive partition failure while installing Windows through Boot Camp in High Sierra

Boot Camp will add a partition on-the-fly to your system drive, but there are some things that can stand in the way of that process. AppleInsider explains how to fix most of the issues preventing you from setting up that partition, if the assistant throws you the failure to partition error. Pre-step. Get a backup with something other than Time Machine. For this task, we … Continue reading How to fix a drive partition failure while installing Windows through Boot Camp in High Sierra