• Backups
    Preparing a Mac For TravelPreview
    Increasingly, people are travelling with their Macs. They're thin, light and have great battery life. They're also easy to break and a target for thieves. In this tutorial I look at ways to minimise the risks of travelling with a Mac.Read More…
  • Backups
    How to Create an OS X Yosemite Recovery DriveHdd400
    It’s always good to have a backup of an operating system laying around in case you need to update an old computer or restore one quickly without Internet. Creating one may seem like an intimidating task, but it’s really not that hard. Read More…
  • Time Machine
    Controlling Time Machine From TerminalPreview
    In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Terminal to control OS X's built in backup program, Time Machine. You learn how to use the Terminal to do things that aren't possible using the Time Machine preference pane or menubar icon.Read More…
  • Time Machine
    Getting Started With Time MachineTimemachine preview?height=300&width=300
    Time Machine is OS X's built in backup feature. Every Mac user should be using it to regularly backup there Macs. In this tutorial I'll show how to get started using Time Machine, how to restore files and even, if the worst comes to the worst, the whole system.Read More…
  • Backups
    The Tuts+ Guide to Backing up Your PCHow to backup your pc
    Files once lost from a hard drive are difficult, and sometimes impossible to retrieve. Backing up files is easy and only takes a few minutes to set up. Follow our quick guide to protecting your files from loss.Read More…
  • Backups
    Build Your Own Self-Hosted Dropbox With Bittorrent SyncBt sync
    Bittorrent Sync gets a lot of the basics right. Setup is easy and you can share any folder with ease and access control in mind. You don’t have to worry about storage quota, cost, privacy and it’s underlying file transfer technology is quite robust.Read More…
  • Backups
    How to Restore Old Versions of Files From AnywhereTimemachine
    Losing a page of your novel just because you hit the wrong button isn't the end. Learn how to recover old revisions of your files from anywhere.Read More…
  • Time Machine
    Fixing a Stalled Time Machine BackupTimemachine
    Sometimes Time Machine gets confused or encounters a bug, causing backups to stall. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to correct the dark path that Time Machine occasionally embarks upon. I’ll also give you tips on preventing it from happening.Read More…
  • Media
    How to Move Your iTunes, iPhoto or Aperture Library to an External DriveExt icon
    As Apple moves towards solid state drives for their portable range, users are having to be more frugal with their storage requirements. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to keep your large media libraries on an external drive and keep your portable Mac from filling up!Read More…