Articles for Backups
How to Backup an iPhone or iPad Before an Upgrade
Backing up an iOS device
With the arrival of new iPhones and the latest iOS, now is a good time to back up your devices. Here's how.
Backing up your computer is easy
Backing up your Mac
Setting up a reliable backup system for your Mac is surprisingly easy and affordable.
Our Favorite Apps for Backups
The best cloud backup service
Everyone should have an off-site backup. Backblaze is the easiest to set up, the least expensive to use, and extremely reliable.
The easiest way to back up your Mac
Time Machine is Apple’s solution for the everyday Mac customer. It’s easy to set up and use, and creates an excellent safety net for those who wish to back up their data to a locally-attached external hard drive.
The best app for making bootable backups of your Mac
Carbon Copy Cloner
Carbon Copy Cloner is very powerful and provides the tools needed to make backups easy and useful.
Our Favorite Gadgets for Backups
Our favorite external hard drive
WD My Book Hard Drive for Mac
The WD My Book for Mac is our favorite external hard drive. It's fast (with USB 3.0), reliable, has a huge storage capacity, and is extremely affordable.