Backing Up Your Data

Your photos and videos, your important documents, your contacts – these files live on various devices and without a backup you run the risk of losing them all at any moment. Let’s take a look at ways of backing up your phones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

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My First Mac(s)

On the 30th anniversary of the Mac, I thought I’d share my Mac using/buying history. I didn’t buy my first Mac until 2010, but I had been using them daily for a number of years leading up to that purchase. Here they are in chronological order:

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Aperture Update 3.1

I’ll post my thoughts on the “Back to the Mac” event soon, but I just wanted to get this info about Aperture out there. Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.1. Here are the software update notes:

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Review: ReFind for Mac

ReFind makes it easy to get to your most-used folders on your Mac with just a few keyboard strokes. It’s a bit of a power-user tool, but if you find yourself navigating to the same folders time and time again, ReFind could make your life easier.

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RIP White MacBook

Apple has removed the venerable white MacBook from its online store. It will, however, live on for now as an option for educational institutions, presumably while stock lasts.

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Apple’s Back to the Mac Event – Wednesday!

After much focus on iOS, iPad, iPod Touch, and the iPhone, Apple is holding a “Back to the Mac” event on Wednesday. Will we see a preview of OS X Lion? New hardware and software? Only Steve Jobs knows for sure…

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