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Backup, Backup, Backup!

I’m often asked what the three most important pieces of advice I have for users.  Simple; Backup, Backup, Backup!

I know that’s actually just one piece of advice but it may very be the most important bit you ever get.   735 more words


Archiving iMovie libraries to a fileserver (NFS, AFP)

All advice regarding the archiving of iMovie projects (usually to free up space) is to move the projects to an external Mac OS Extended (Journaled) disk.   303 more words

Nothing Is Better Than An Up-To-Date Backup

Just recently, a client of mine was hit with a really nasty virus. This virus is in a fairly new category of malicious software called… 275 more words


You need a (local) backup of important photos and files before you get an encryption virus

Encrytion viruses such as Cryptolocker, Cryptowall and Teslacrypt silently encrypt your files (photos, documents, everything) so you can’t open them without paying around £400 to the bad guys for the decryption password. 106 more words

IT News

How Much Do You Know About Your Backups?

This video is designed to help you make sense of your data and it’s safety.  Few companies can recover from a total loss.  When was the last time you reviewed your backup options? 92 more words

News And Articles

On Clouds and iWoes

My love/hate affair with Apple continues. Late Friday night I had my iPad plugged into my computer to add a book and some music. iTunes, the world’s worst piece of software, froze up in the process. 372 more words

WinDirStat and What I Found

Do you remember the 1.44 MB 3.5 inch floppy disks we used to use for file backups and data transfers in the 90s? Who could have thought then that in less than 20 years we’d have multiple TB hard disks to carry around just as commonly (or even more commonly, since a lot more people are using computers and stuff now)? 360 more words