Tag Archives: Time Machine
world backup day logo World Backup Day 2020
It’s March 31, which means it is World Backup Day. This observance is held each year to spotlight the importance of backups and remind people to make backups a...

It’s Spring: Time to Clean Your...
Spring is traditionally the time to clean out the cobwebs, dust, and dirt that have collected after you’ve been closed up in the house all winter. As long as...

Mac option key glyph with text saying "It's an option" It’s an Option: Hidden Mac Features
If you enjoy discovering hidden features of your Mac, then it’s a good idea to get acquainted with the Option key. The Option key is like that special book...

macOS Utilities Window How to Use macOS Recovery in...
macOS Recovery is part of the built-in recovery system of your Mac. It can help you restore data from Time Machine, reinstall the operating system, get online help online,...


macOS Snapshots Working with macOS Snapshots
Snapshots are a feature of APFS (Apple File System) that has been part of the macOS since High Sierra. A snapshot captures the state of an APFS formatted drive,...

How to Restore Data From Time...
Time Machine is certainly an easy-to-use app for backing up your data. It's free, and comes installed and ready to use with the Mac OS. In many of our...

Mac Migration Assistant How to Use Migration Assistant with...
If you just upgraded to a new Mac, or used the clean install method to upgrade to macOS Catalina, chances are you’re going to need to copy information from your...

How to unenroll your Mac from...
My buddy, Steve Sande, has written about “How to Set Up macOS 10.15 Catalina in Parallels Desktop (and Why You May Want to Wait) here: Developers: How to Set...


Happy World Backup Day! Are All...
World Backup Day is here again! Held the day before April Fool’s Day, World Backup Day is a worldwide effort to remind computer users of the importance of making...

Auto Save and Versions: An Often...
Auto Save and versions has been a feature of the Mac OS since OS X Lion was released, in the summer of 2011. That’s a long time for a very...

Easy Steps to Keep Your Mac...
Keeping your Mac secure, your data safe, and your mind at ease is easy when you follow a routine to back up, clean up, and protect your data. Almost...