Storage's posts - Greek uPOST

How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone

So you’re running out of space on your iPhone. Perhaps you’ve been unable to download that new movie you purchased to your device because there’s no room. Maybe your iPhone has popped up the dreaded “Storage Almost Full” warning. However you were notified that you were running low on space is irrelevant: Your iPhone…

Clean Unwanted Programs off Your Mac with CleanApp Clean Unwanted Programs off Your Mac with CleanApp

Mac: I just finished updating the Lifehacker Pack for Mac, and I wish I could have included every application or utility that I, or others, find useful. Unfortunately, a best-of-the-best list requires one to make a few tough decisions, lest you find yourself filling your system with 50 new apps—all useful, but maybe a…

Find Out What's Taking Up Space on Your Windows Computer With Wiztree Find Out What's Taking Up Space on Your Windows Computer With Wiztree

Windows: Most computer geeks know about WinDirStat, an incredibly useful utility that shows which folders and files are taking up so much room on your drive. It’s a must-have app, because you’ll be surprised—heck, I’ve been surprised—how many times you might find some random, triple-buried folder on your desktop…

How to See Which Messages Apple is Storing in iCloud How to See Which Messages Apple is Storing in iCloud

Hi! In this week’s edition of Tech 911, the column where we attempt to solve your most pressing and head-scratching tech questions (that you should absolutely send us here), I’m venturing a little beyond the confines of the column’s setup to look at a question that’s both timely and applicable to most Apple fans.

How to Get a Month of iCloud Storage For Free How to Get a Month of iCloud Storage For Free

Even though Apple is never going to offer more than 5GB of free storage, it seems, the company is throwing the slightest bone to users frustrated by its 2012-era storage limits: a free month.

Is Google One Cloud Storage a Good Deal? Is Google One Cloud Storage a Good Deal?

Odds are good you’re using at least one cloud service to store most of your important data, but it can be tough to stay under most services’ free limits if you have a ton of stuff.

Free Up Space on Your Hard Drive Automatically With Windows 10's Storage Sense Feature Free Up Space on Your Hard Drive Automatically With Windows 10's Storage Sense Feature

Windows: Sometimes, finding the right Windows settings to automate some portion of your digital life feels like digging through the nooks and crannies of your couch to find loose change. In this case, Windows’ “Storage Sense,” a handy way to automate hard drive cleaning, has probably been staring you in the face for…

How to Upgrade Your Computer With a New Drive How to Upgrade Your Computer With a New Drive

Drives fail. And no matter how many backups you have, losing a drive when you’re in the middle of working on something important—my namesake’s law—can be a real pain in the ass. Thankfully, replacing your old-and-busted drive with a brand-new drive is one of the easiest upgrades you can make.

Windows App of the Week: WinDirStat Windows App of the Week: WinDirStat

This one’s almost a cop-out, since all Windows users should know about WinDirStat by now. This app has been out for nearly 15 years, and it’s one of the most helpful tools you can use to clean up your hard drive.

Store Organic Peanut Butter Upside Down to Avoid an Oily Mess Store Organic Peanut Butter Upside Down to Avoid an Oily Mess

Organic peanut butter is tasty stuff, and it can even be part of a healthy diet as long as you don’t eat too much. But when you store it for a while (or in some cases, when you first buy it), the oils separate from the rest of the butter and rise to the top, which requires a vigorous stirring before you can spread…

Build Your Kids a LEGO Table With Storage Drawers  Build Your Kids a LEGO Table With Storage Drawers 

If you’ve got kids who love LEGO, you’ve probably shouted in pain after stepping on LEGO bricks. Those things get everywhere. Here’s a DIY solution from The Handyman’s Daughter. Using an IKEA Lack side table, a Trofast bin and some baseplates, you can create a play table with a drawer to keep the pieces contained.

Don't Bother Trying to Age Your Wine Don't Bother Trying to Age Your Wine

The longer you wait to open that bottle of wine the better, right? Well, unless you actually bought some nice wine designed to be aged, not really.

Different Ways to Use a Magnetic Knife Holder Different Ways to Use a Magnetic Knife Holder

Magnetic knife holders are a great way to keep your knives at the ready, sure, but they’re also useful for keeping other household items organized and easy to grab. (That is, provided they’re a good amount of metal in them, such as drill bits or paperclips.) Below, other strategies for putting a magnetic knife strip…

You Should Store Leftover Chipotle Bowls Upside Down  You Should Store Leftover Chipotle Bowls Upside Down 

I don’t know how many of you find yourselves with leftover Chipotle bowls, but if you do, you should probably store any and all of those bowls upside down as suggested by Reddit user williskh4n.

Properly Store Beer You're Saving so It Doesn't Go Bad Properly Store Beer You're Saving so It Doesn't Go Bad

Beer, just like most other food and drink products has a shelf life, as well as proper and improper way to store it. Where and how you choose to store your beer can make a huge difference in what it tastes like when you finally do crack that bottle or can open.

How to Make a DIY Humidor for Your Cigars How to Make a DIY Humidor for Your Cigars

If you’re a cigar fan, you need a place to keep them so they’ll stay fresh and ready to smoke. But a nice humidor can cost you around $100. Here’s how you can build one yourself for a lot less.

How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided yes, I will plop down the cash for a tiny basket of these purply…

Streamline Your Kitchen Countertop With These Rules Streamline Your Kitchen Countertop With These Rules

For those of us who live in abodes with less-than-sprawling kitchens, counter space is a precious thing, and it can be hard to decide who gets to hang out in the open. Basically, your countertops are a work space, which means you need space to work, and having each and every appliance out can get kind of crowded.

How to Save Storage Space on iOS 11 How to Save Storage Space on iOS 11

At WWDC 2017 Apple announced iOS 11, and with it a slew of space-saving features for smaller devices. Good on Apple for making 32GB the smallest storage in its iOS lineup, but it still isn’t enough. Tons of people already spend time trying to reduce the size of their photos, apps, and other bits of data in order to…

Stop Storing Your Knives in Drawers Already  Stop Storing Your Knives in Drawers Already 

Knives are some of the most important tools in the kitchen, yet there are people who keep them in drawers, where they clang around, knocking into each other, getting all dinged up and sad. Do not do this. There are much better ways to store your knives, and some of them you can even make yourself.

More Storage's posts »

Language