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Single Time Machine Backups

Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.

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Google’s Fall Event Echos Apple’s Event

Google followed Apple’s September media event with a set of product announcements that were quite similar: new smartphones, a productivity-focused tablet, new streaming-media hardware, a mobile OS update, and photography announcements. Google and Apple, once very different, are more alike every day.

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