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Google now covers all Apps with advanced backup

Google has extended to its entire Apps suite what it calls "best in class" disaster recovery protection.

Back up iDisk with Time Machine

Yes, you can so backup your iDisk with Time Machine.

WD introduces new portable hard drives

WD has introduced new Mac-formatted portable hard drives with FireWire 800 and e-label technology.

One way to end a stuck Time Machine backup

Have you ever seen Time Machine get stuck during a backup run -- constantly showing a tiny percentage completion, for instance? If so, this hint may help; it explains how to gracefully exit that situation, using two simple Terminal commands.

LaCie introduces three new NAS products

LaCie's new products offer small to medium businesses shared network storage options.

One Mac, two Time Machine backups

Why yes, it is possible to use two Time Machine backup drives with your Mac.

Comcast offers online backup, sharing through Mozy

Comcast will bundle online storage capacity from EMC's Mozy division with its broadband service, though Mac support for this feature will not be available until later this year.

Protect data with encrypted hard drives

If you want to encrypt the contents of an external hard drive to protect its data in case of loss or theft, you’ve got a lot of options.

Unclutter your hard drive

Old, unneeded files do more than just waste space. They can also slow down searches, backups, and other basic chores; sometimes, they cause crashes. Joe Kissell explains how to clean out the cruft.

Treat a misbehaving Time Capsule

Time Capsule is on the blink? Joe Kissell will show you how to fix it.