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.
Other articles in the series Backed Up Today?
- Backing up with the FireVue (04 Aug 03)
- Retrospect 5.1 Improves Disaster Recovery (14 Jul 03)
- Configuring a Utility Hard Disk (24 Mar 03)
- Retrospect 5.0 Enables Mac OS X Backups (01 Apr 02)
- What About Backing Up to FireWire Hard Disks? (02 Apr 01)
- Ecrix's VXA-1 Tape Drive: Big Fast Backups (26 Feb 01)
- Internet Backup Strategies (14 Dec 98)
- Have You Backed Up Today? Part 4 (22 Jun 98)
- Internet Backup via BackJack (15 Jun 98)
- Have You Backed Up Today? Part 3 (15 Jun 98)
- Have You Backed Up Today? Part 1 (01 Jun 98)
Forced to use Windows? Mark Anbinder thinks that Windows runs better on a Mac, and tells all in his review of Virtual PC 2.0. Also, Adam continues his detailed series on backups, explaining different software and hardware options for use when backing up your data. Finally, interesting new products include GoLive's CyberStudio Personal Edition and Macromedia's Fireworks, a program for creating Web graphics.
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Macromedia Launches Fireworks -- Over the past few years, we've seen releases of several programs that aim to provide an all-in-one solution for designing Web pagesShow full article
GoLive CyberStudio Gets Personal -- For some Web designers, the term "fully featured" can be interpreted as "extras I'll pay for but not use." GoLive is addressing budget-conscious users with the $99 CyberStudio Personal Edition, which includes most of the core Web-creation features of CyberStudio, but without some of the original's advanced featuresShow full article
Connectix Corporation's Virtual PC wasn't the first product that allowed Mac users to run Windows software, but much to the chagrin of Orange PC maker Orange Micro and SoftWindows publisher Insignia Solutions, Virtual PC's popularity skyrocketed thanks to a no-compromises feelShow full article
In TidBITS-432 last week, I talked about the importance of backing up and offered some food for thought when considering different methods of safeguarding your important (and not-so-important) dataShow full article