Processors and RAM are fixed entities in a PC, but right from day one data is incessantly eating away at your storage space. And it's not just your data (which you can manage) but endless gigabytes of temp files and cached junk.
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Here are five ways to secure the data on your Mac using both built-in tools and third-party utilities. All of these are robust tools that can thwart both casual snoopers and hardcore hackers. And on top of that, they won't cost you a dime.
Got a lot of data? Finding your PC a little cramped when it comes to free space? Would a Seagate 8TB hard drive help?
Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
As for the outlook, Intel projected revenue of $14.7 billion, give or take $500 million with gross margins of about 64 percent. Wall Street was expecting fourth quarter revenue of $14.5 billion.
A long-running court case over consumers' right to get a refund on unwanted OS has finally been settled. Will it change the PC market in the country?
Newly released figures from two popular web analytics firms show a PC market that is essentially static. The most interesting detail: Apple's push to update its installed base to the latest OS X version has largely succeeded, while Microsoft is less successful with its efforts to get Windows 8 users to move to the free 8.1 update.
It's the first of the month, which means it's time for another look at the state of the PC and mobile markets, using the latest data from two large web analytics firms.
If a lot of what Apple announced at this week's WWDC seems familiar, that shouldn't be a surprise. Increasingly, the owners of big computing platforms are building features designed for a multi-device world. And in that world, PCs and Macs are no longer at the top of the food chain.
Having invested hundreds of million acquiring the Microsoft OS since 2010, the Chinese government is choosing to hang on and looking for Win XP-specific security products to protect user data.
Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
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Intel's fourth quarter gave fodder to everyone from skeptics to optimists. The chip maker delivered a mixed bag and sees more of the same for 2014.
The boutique PC company hedges its bets with a hybrid Steam Machine that starts at $1,899.
It looks like PC owners are finally beginning to relax their grip on Windows XP. According to new worldwide usage share data, XP is down sharply, with Microsoft's two fully supported operating systems, Windows 7 and 8, picking up the slack.
Latest worldwide usage figures for PC/Mac operating systems and browsers show little change in November, a traditionally slow month. But a close look at the numbers shows that the free Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks upgrades were a hit.
Some people are still in denial about the rise of the Linux operating system with the Chrome Web browser interface, Chrome OS, and its hardware: the Chromebooks. The experts say, however, it's the one segment of the PC market that's growing while everything else shrinks.
The storage drive provider is "urgently investigating" reports of users experiencing data loss as part of the upgrade process to the latest version of the Apple desktop software.
In five and a half years, Android has come from nowhere to crush Apple and Microsoft in the mobile device market. How long until PC OEMs decide to take a gamble on the winning mobile OS and load Android onto PCs?
Citrix is merging its Branch Repeater, which delivers PC applications to virtual desktops with CloudBridge, which connects to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and data centers.
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