Backup

Photos in the Cloud

  iCloud is a great way to push your photos to all your Apple devices and share photos with friends.  However, iCloud is not intended for backup or archival storage… Read more »

Time Machine disk full options

  Anyone who’s been using Time Machine for years knows that your Time Machine drive eventually fills up. Time Machine handles this situation by automatically deleting your oldest backups. If… Read more »

Time Machine metadata

  (This post is for our more advanced readers who are curious about how Time Machine stores its data.) OS X stores Time Machine metadata in file extended attributes. These… Read more »

Local vs Cloud backup

Many of our clients ask about cloud backup solutions. Cloud is a marketing buzzword, so it’s important to understand why a cloud backup solution may or may not be right… Read more »