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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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Search in Private with DuckDuckGo

Apple is offering DuckDuckGo as a Safari search engine in the upcoming iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Learn more about this upstart search engine, why privacy lovers swear by it, and how it can save you time.

 
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Apple Updates iOS and Apple TV to Fix Critical SSL Security Bug

SuperDuper 2.7.2

CrashPlan 3.6.3

How Apple Protects Your iPhone from Your Employer

ChronoSync 4.4.4 and ChronoAgent 1.4.5

Keeping Up with the Snoops 3: A New Hope

Google+ Integration with Gmail Requires Privacy Consideration

Keeping Up with the Snoops 2: The 4th Amendment Strikes Back

 

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1Password 4.1.1

Are We Ready for the Post-Snowden Internet?

Use Time Machine with the 802.11ac AirPort Extreme Base Station

ChronoSync 4.4.3 and ChronoAgent 1.4.4

CloudPull 2.5.3

1Password 4.0.9

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CrashPlan is easy, secure backup that works everywhere. Back up
to your own drives, friends, and online with unlimited storage.
With 30 days free, backing up is one resolution you can keep.
Your life is digital; back it up! <http://tid.bl.it/code42-tb>