Seems it was several years ago that I subscribed to extra storage in iCloud and increased my storage capacity of Dropbox. What I didn't realize is iCloud mirrors your computer and uses space on your computer. So does Dropbox, because Dropbox works like a folder. The only way to save space with Dropbox is to use "selective sync" and unsync files from specific computers. Which sort of defeats its purpose.
In any case, I thought I had fixed my storage capacity issue on my MacBook Pro. Instead I bought a little bit of time. Became clear when I checked my storage on my laptop a few days ago. You can check your storage capacity on a Mac laptop by:
- Clicking the Apple
- Select drop down menu to About This Mac
- Click on the "storage" tab
I am operating on less than 10% available. Not good. So I finally said screw it, I'm buying a 1.5 TB on a MacBook Air. I need all of my information readily accessible at the drop of a phone call wherever I may be in the world, which is why an external hard drive will not work.
That's when I learned there are all sorts of benefits to the brand new MacBook Air. Thought I would share these with you,
You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: Have You Checked Out the New MacBook Air?
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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.
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