Is it Safe to Delete Cache Folders in OS X?

9:54 AM, Oct. 4th, 2011 · · MGG Answers


Periodically emptying cache folders on your Mac can help improve performance and resolve issues.  But which folders are safe to remove?  We give you some guidance in today’s MGG Answers.


Please Note: Mac OS X Has No Network Trash Can

12:22 PM, Oct. 2nd, 2011 · · MGG Answers


Listener Geoff deleted some files from a networked drive.  Why aren’t they in his trash can?  We explain how OS X handles files on networked drives and how to recover files that were mistakenly deleted.

Mac OS X Network Trash Warning

Free Up Hard Drive Space By Moving Your iPad and iPhone Backups

6:34 PM, May. 5th, 2011 · · MGG Answers


Joe has gotten an SSD drive and wants to offload as much as possible to other disks, leaving his SSD free. He found his mobile device backups folder was quite large, but wasn’t sure how to move it. The Mac Geek Gab comes to the rescue in this edition of MGG Answers!