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Since backing up is the computing equivalent of a dentist visit -- sure you should do it, but it seems to slip down the priority list somehow -- we all end up looking for the WaterPik of backup to reduce the pain and aggravation. With SuperDuper!, Retrospect and others crowding the pool and Time Mac...

November 29th 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We got word from a tipster that Apple is about to seed a software update for their Backup application to select users, who are being notified by invitation-only to participate in the super-exclusive AppleSeed program. No word yet on what improvements or enhancements are being tested, but we'll let y...

November 8th 2006 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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This tip comes courtesy of JC at Mac Geekery, who has discovered how easy it is to roll your own QuickPicks for .Mac Backup by editing the DefinitionPlist.strings found inside the packages within Library/Application Support/Backup/QuickPicks/. QuickPicks are those pre-defined backup sets that grab s...

October 7th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments