Time MachineOnce a backup source is selected, Time Machine is enabled and the destination disk is erased, Time Machine begins creating a backup image of the Mac's data.
Were there ever any doubt whether Leopard's worth the $129 upgrade cost, besides the time-saving Dock enhancements, Time Machine's ability to automate system backups make the upgrade a no-brainer.
Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.