Will Mac’s Time Machine Always Keep Your Files?

Mac’s Time Machine seems to work so slickly that we may be lulled into a false sense of security I admit that I used to assume that, once it had backed up a file, Time Machine would keep it – at least until it had to remove some old backups to make way for newer …
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Backups – they are important!

Yes, I know it’s a subject no-one likes to think about, let alone do something about I feel that I walk a narrow line with a lot of my computer support clients between nagging them and ignoring something that I know is important – backups. It’s easy enough for Mac users. Just set up the …
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Should you leave backup drives connected?

In these days of ransomware, isn’t it dangerous to leave backup drives connected all the time? Very slowly, data backups are becoming easier to keep up to date. If you buy a Seagate external drive, for instance, it will probably include backup software that you can “set and forget”. Once you’ve made your initial decsions …
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