“Have you ever wondered where all those gigabytes went between the moment you bought a new Mac and the moment you looked at the amount of free disk space after using the computer for a while? Sure, formatting wastes some space, and it’s only natural that some more is lost when translating new and improved gigabytes back to classic gigabytes. But the real culprit is iPhoto. This application uses such an unbelievable amount of disk space, that we can only conclude Apple’s iPhoto group is receiving kickbacks from the hard drive manufacturing industry,” Iljitsch van Beijnum reports for Ars Technica.
Full article here.