Tag: backups

Backups for Busy Creatives at CreativePro

It may not be an exciting topic, but it’s a necessary one: backups. You know you need them, and maybe you have some pieces of a backup system in place, but it can take a lot of figuring to come up with a good plan, so you may have put it off. (Speaking from experience, ...

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5 Easy Steps to Back Up Your Photos and Videos

Your photos and videos are valuable, irreplaceable…and fragile. Digital photography makes it possible to capture and store thousands of photos, but a malfunctioning disk or power surge can rip them all away in a moment. But that’s not going to happen to you. Not because the heavens favor your computer over all others (they don’t), ...

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iStick Hampered by Poor Software

When the iStick was introduced earlier this year, it promised something not previously available for the iPad or iPhone: copy files via the Lightning connector. Apple built iOS with the limitation that the connector not be used as a generic USB file transfer mechanism. That meant companies needed to get clever, resulting in methods such ...

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Article: Prepare for Yosemite with a Good Backup System

New iPhones and iOS 8 have captured everyone’s attention, but Apple is only getting started for its run-up to the holidays. OS X Yosemite is expected sometime in October, and it will be a free update for Mac owners. In an article posted today at Lynda.com, I outline the components of a good backup system. ...

(iPad for Photogs) Seagate Wireless Plus

Over on my iPad for Photographers blog, I wrote up news about the Seagate Wireless Plus, a new portable wireless hard drive that includes the ability to transfer photos and movies from an iOS device to the drive: Seagate Wireless Plus Appears.