Getting Rid of Your Mac? Here’s How to Securely Erase a Hard Drive or SSD

A very informative post over at the Backblaze blog about how to securely wipe the drive on your mac.   What do I do with a Mac that still has personal data on it? Do I take out the disk drive and smash it? Do I sweep it with a really strong magnet? Is there a difference in how I handle a hard drive (HDD) versus a solid-state drive (SSD)? Well, taking a sledgehammer or…
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HEIC photo format and your photos

If you have updated to IOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad you may remember being asked if you want to use a high-efficiency way of storing your photos. If you answered yes then your photos started to be stored in a new format HIEC. This format allows much better compression without a reduction in quality to your photos This means you can store far more photos but like many things in life, there is…
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