Here comes a great storage solution from Western Digital – decent size and nice design. The My Book Studio Edition II comes with 6 TB max and a variety of connections: FireWire 800/400, eSATA and USB 2.0. The thingy works with Time Machine, sports automatic backup software and supports several Raid configurations. The 6 TB storage sells for $550. There’s also a LAN-Version, The My Book World Edition II (price: $500 for 4 TB).
Mac users have several free backup solutions to choose from. Synkron gives you another option by simply keeping two or multiple folders synchronised. It’s easy to set up, free to use and might just do it for you.
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You can never do enough backups! This little helper will keep two folders of your choice synchronised. You have several options how to handle changes. And SyncTwoFolders is free. If you’re looking for more sophisticated backup solutions, head over to SilverKeeper, CCC, iBackup and Synkron.
This backup software saves your precious files to all sorts of mountable volumes – connected through wires or wireless. SilverKeeper is a free program provided by LaCie. Give it a shot and see if it’s for you. And try iBackup too, if you like.
Create bootable backups with this free Mac utility. Carbon Copy Cloner makes a one-to-one copy of your hard drive to an external drive, another Mac or a server. You can synchronise and schedule your backups too. If you simply want to backup certain files and folders go for iBackup.
A simple backup utility for backing up data, system and application settings. iBackup’s special feature is system preferences, which is useful for highly personalised programs such as Mail, iTunes and iPhoto. Since it’s free you might just try it for yourself. Or have a go with SilverKeeper.
Dropbox offers a great way to store, sync and share files over the Web. 2GB of space come free and it integrates perfectly with Mac, PC and iPhone/iPad. It’s really helpful for many things, just check it out!