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TidBITS#624/01-Apr-02

When was the last time you backed up your Mac OS X machine? The solution for many people is Retrospect 5.0 – Adam looks in depth at the new release in this week’s issue. Also, Matt Neuburg starts a two-part examination of Unicode and what it means to you. In the news, KeyStrokes for Mac OS X provides helpful adaptive technology for disabled Mac users wanting to use the new operating system. (And no, we’re not making any of this up!)

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Retrospect 5.0 Enables Mac OS X Backups

Last week we ran out of room to write much about Dantz Development's release of Retrospect 5.0, the lack of which, for many people serious about their backups (see our "Backed Up Today?" series of articles on the topic), was the main obstacle preventing upgrades to Mac OS X. First off, I want to explain briefly why we had to wait so long for Retrospect 5.0, and why making it compatible with Mac OS X was much harder than it would appear