For what you get, extra iCloud space is well worth paying for, but it's still not of great use when you're sharing work cross-platform — and you can feel locked into it as soon as you have more data in iCloud that space on your own drive.
Backblaze has updated its Cloud Backup software to version 7.0, enabling the online backup service to work with macOS 10.15 Catalina, as well as adding often-requested features including an extended version history and making uploads of large files more efficient.
You need a backup plan, and it's prudent to implement one before a major update like macOS Catalina. Here's how and when to choose between Apple's Time Machine and third-party options including online backup services.
An unknown problem is causing difficulties with very many of Apple's iCloud services and is also affecting retail stores which are reportedly unable to complete sales. Update: Apple has now restored many of the 21 services.
You've got years upon years of music, film and TV clogging up your library and you're not really sure where it all is. Take some time now to let your Mac sort out your iTunes library before you move to macOS Catalina.
If you needed one more nudge, Apple has just made it slightly harder to recover lost data from the new MacBook Pro models. Don't rely on Apple to rescue you if you haven't backed up your Mac. AppleInsider talks about how to get this done, with options beyond Time Machine.
A Network Attached Storage device can provide shared storage, a Time Machine backup target, and additional useful features for Mac, iPhone, and iPad users on a local area network — and beyond. Here are the best Apple-friendly NAS units to meet and exceed the now discontinued Time Capsule's features.
While those who receive iPhones and iPads this holiday season may be quick to set up their shiny new device, not everyone puts as much thought into preparing their old hardware for sale or regifting. AppleInsider details how to back up your data from the old hardware, as well as wiping it ready for its new owner.
With Code42 discontinuing its CrashPlan for Home service, finding the right backup solution with reliable protection is key. We're rounding up the best alternatives to Apple's iCloud service to help keep your data safe and secure.
It was probably prudent to make a backup of all of your iPhone's data before the shift to APFS with iOS 10.3 was applied, but fortunately it all went okay — but what if it hadn't? In celebration of Backup Day, AppleInsider shows you how to back up your iPhone or iPad.
The new version of long and storied app Carbon Copy Cloner adds full macOS Sierra support, plus implements features aimed to make using it easier and faster for everybody to use — AppleInsider delves into the latest version.
Whether a generous holiday gift has made you a new Mac owner or you've been option-clicking since MacPaint was new, take advantage of the new year to implement a sound backup strategy that ensures the safety of your important data.
As was first reported by AppleInsider last February, Apple's new MacBook Air lacks a built-in optical disc drive, meaning users will need to perform backups and software installs using two new wireless solutions or with the help of the company's new MacBook Air external Super Drive.
As one of its first orders of business at the Macworld Expo on Tuesday, Apple introduced Time Capsule, a backup appliance that automatically and wirelessly backs up everything on one or more Macs running Leopard, the latest release of the company's Mac OS X operating system that includes the Time Machine automatic backup software.