You don’t have to buy some expensive DVD burning software just to archive files to disc on Mac OS X; Apple includes this functionality right in the operating system! Although the process isn’t exactly obvious (as in, ahem, Microsoft Windows), it works fine. Here’s how to burn a data DVD without using any third-party software.
One of the cool automatic things that the Drobo “storage robot” can do is send you an email when it wants your attention. Well, to be more accurate, The Drobo Dashboard software on a connected PC or Mac sends the email, but you get the point. But if you’re like me and use Google’s Gmail as your email system, you might be wondering just how to configure Drobo Dashboard. Here’s a quick guide to get it all working!