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There's no need to pay Apple over $600 to recover data and replace an old hard drive. You can attempt both on your own for under $200.
If you have two Macs—for instance, a desktop and a laptop—you may often find yourself transferring files between them. You might also need to send files to friends or colleagues, and, in some cases, file size could make this difficult. Here are nine ways to get a file from here to there.
We’ve covered the basics of how to keep your Mac backed up, and Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes has written about his own setup for backing up. Here’s the setup for Macworld contributor Kirk McElhearn.
Ted Landau's heart skipped a beat when he discovered an empty Applications folder. Thanks to a redundant backup strategy, however, his bacon, heart, and data were saved.
Time Machine is what most Mac users think of when it comes to Mac backup. Apple actually has another backup application called Backup that's available to MobileMe users. It's a good idea to have another backup method besides Time Machine, and if you have available iDisk space, MobileMe's Backup is an easy way to achieve backup redundancy.
If you have two routers on the same network, they may be confusing all the Macs that connect to them; here's how to straight it out. Plus: Best tape backup system for Macs?
While the advent of digital media has made it easier for photographers to protect and back up their images, it's still important to know your options and craft a plan. Macworld senior contributor Glenn Fleishman has put together a list of backup services you can enlist to help safeguard your precious images.
We’ve covered the basics of how to keep your Mac backed up, and Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes has written about his own setup for backing up. Here’s the setup for Macworld contributor Lex Friedman.
How to read old DVD-RAM discs with a new Mac. (Hint: It'll cost you something.)
Here's how to create a simple Automator workflow that backs up a folder full of data at regular intervals.
We preach the virtues of good backup plans, but readers often ask how we, personally, back up. Here's how Dan Frakes keeps his data safe.
We store much of our lives on our Macs and therefore we must back up those Macs. But what and how? Here are some answers.
So, how do you install disc-based software on a Mac with a dead media drive? I have three solutions for those with another Mac.