How to Permanently Delete Files from Dropbox

Dropbox, the cloud-based file storage service, has 500 million users. And an appreciable number of those Dropbox users can’t figure out how to delete files, let alone how to delete files permanently, on Dropbox. In part that’s because despite being nearly 10 years old, Dropbox’ user interface (“UI”) is still stuck in 1998, and in part because, well, the “how to delete” mechanism is buried and poorly documented.

How to Make Videos Taken on Your iPhone Smaller

One of the more frustrating things about the iPhone is how darned big the .mov video files are, and that there is no native way to change that. Here is a step-by-step tutorial, with pictures, as to how to both make your iPhone record your videos in a smaller format, so that your iPhone movies are saved to a smaller file, and also how to reduce the size of the .mov files that you may have already taken.

How to Find Those Big Files Taking Up Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

If you are suddenly finding your Mac hard drive much more full than you think it should be, you may also be wondering how to find the big files that are taking up so much space. Simply sorting your files in finder by size doesn’t cut it, because you may need to go through dozens or even hundreds of directories. What you want is a way to see all the files, across your entire Mac, that are huge. Here’s how to find all of the really big files on your Mac hard drive.

How to Find Your Email Files on a Mac or Macbook

If you are trying to find your mail files on your Mac or Macbook, and wondering “Where are the mail files on a Mac”, and maybe even feeling a little bit dumb because you can’t find your mail files, well, that’s because in later versions of OS X, mail files are hidden! Apparently you’re not supposed to find your mail files on your Macbook or Mac! But we are going to tell you where your mail files are hidden because, well, that’s just how we roll.

How and Where to Find Your Image Files in Your iPhoto Library

If you have found yourself wondering “Where are my image files stored in iPhoto?” or “How can I find the actual pictures in my iPhoto library?”, well, you’re not alone. Judging by the number of people searching to find out where iPhoto stores their picture files, it’s a pretty common question. Fortunately, it’s very easy to find your image files; your Mac and iPhoto actually hide them in plain sight!