World Backup Day may be a made-up holiday, but the lesson it brings is an important one: Back up your files, or risk losing everything. It's easier to get started than you might think.
Looking to protect your data as part of World Backup Day? You'll need a hard drive. We'll tell you what to look for and which models have impressed us.
In a previous article, I briefly explained why you shouldn't back up to a second internal drive. Mike Bell wanted a more detailed explanation.
You should have backed up, but you didn't. Now your hard drive has failed. But all is not lost. Intentionally or not, you probably do have backups of at least some of your data. And they just might save your bacon.
New to Macworld/iWorld's show floor this year is IDrive, which offers cloud-based online backup and syncing services.
Mountain Lion makes it easier to create multiple Time Machines backups. Chris Breen explains how.
Ted Landau offers advice for backing up multiple Macs to a USB drive attached to an AirPort Extreme base station.
People who need to keep sets of files and folders identically matched will find it worthwhile to take the time to learn GoodSync.
Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.
Online backups are an important part of a well-balanced backup strategy. But after disaster strikes, how exactly do you restore all that data you lost?