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Why does CrashPlan take so long to back up?

CrashPlan only backs up what is new since the last backup. So usually that doesn’t take long. But that first backup can take forever. Why does it take so long for CrashPlan to do the initial backup?

Why Did My Hard Drive Die?

Comments on a great blog post on the Small Dog website entitled Why Did My Hard Drive Die?

SugarSync versus Dropbox

SugarSync and Dropbox both perform a similar function: they both sync files between two computers by having a location in the cloud where files are stored and updated. What’s the difference between the two?

How to back up your iPhoto images

If you want to back up just your iPhoto images (your library) to an external source, such as a hard drive or CD/DVD, you need to know where to find them. Here’s what to do.

Is your Time Machine really backing up your Mac?

We’ve seen more than a few horror stories of people whose computer drives failed, and then they found out their Time Machine backups hadn’t been backing up in months! Time Machine is not infallible, it doesn’t work correctly 100% of the time. To prevent this from happening to you, check your Time Machine backup every […]

Organizing and Syncing Files on your Mac Computers with SugarSync

Instructions on the easiest way to use SugarSync to synchronize files between Mac computers.

Backup of your Backup?

    Rebecca Kraemer wrote a really great post at Small Dog’s Apple blog called Backup of your Backup, on why it’s important to back up your backup. (This was part 1 of a 3-part backup article.) It’s not a situation that occurs too often, but it can happen: Your computer hard drive and your […]

5 tips on backing up your Mac

I read a post on the Small Dog blog today called “Protecting Your Photographs.” Essentially the post says that if you have a digital camera that you use with any frequency, then you probably have years and years of important photos on your computer. Now imagine your photos disappearing tomorrow. How sad would you be […]

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