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If you're like me, you probably spend a great deal of time using your Mac. From checking email, working with photos, surfing the web and paying bills to writing posts just like this, my Mac serves me well in so many ways. Using it every day as I do, I tend to create a massive amount of files, photos...

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May 9, 2008 at 9:00AM
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Pity the plight of Leopard users, who have wandered in the backup wilderness for so long, with only the ghost of H.G Wells to show them the path forward. Sure, Carbon Copy Cloner 3 has been a friend in time of need, but for those who crave a bootable clone that updates automatically and has a suppo...

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Dave Nanian's highly regarded (and practically foolproof) backup utility SuperDuper! is now at version 2.1.4, available from the shirt-pocket.com website or via the auto update within SD itself. New and fixed items include: Displays are no longer kept active during a copy Scheduled copies wo...

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Back in the day, Mike Bombich's Carbon Copy Cloner was one of those must-have Mac apps. It was the first solution for making bootable backups to an external hard drive. Unfortunately, CCC had not been updated in quite some time (2003) and its former place has been taken on many Macs by the excellent...

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Sometimes you have to suffer through the hard way once or twice just to find out... there's an easier way. I've posted recently about commercial backup applications that trigger a backup when you connect a target drive; I've posted on roll-your-own scripts that do the same thing. Over at MacOSXHint...

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Alternate title (and moral of the story): A good backup saves the day. When I'm not gleefully blogging for TUAW in our secret, undisclosed location (Scott's livingroom), I'm working as the "Computer Guy" for a large, Mac-friendly company (yes, I'm essentially Nick Burns). On Sunday I received an urg...

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Shirt Pocket software has just released version 2.1.2 of SuperDuper, their excellent backup software. This Universal Binary fixes some bugs and adds Growl support (something I think many more applications should support). SuperDuper $27.95 for the full version, however if you download the software ...

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Backups are incredibly important, that's why you need to get  a system in place to make it as easy as possible to backup your Mac. SuperDuper! is a great way to kick start that system, and version 2.1.1 has just been released. It is a Universal Binary (that showed up in 2.1), it can automount v...

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