By Joe KissellPublished by TidBITS Publishing, Inc. (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781615420155)Joe walks you through these important steps:* Identifying backup hardware that matches your needs and budget* Understanding the pros and cons of Time Machine, including nine situations where you'll want to go beyond Time Machine* Setting up your backup drive (or Time Capsule)* Configuring Time Machine* Making a bootable duplicate* Storing a backup offsite* Recovering your dataYou'll also get tips for setting up ChronoSync, CrashPlan, Data Backup, QRecall, and Retrospect; find out how an online sync is (and isn't) like a backup; and find coupons for 10% off CrashPlan and a $30 discount on Data Backup.In this book, you'll find answers to questions such as these:* How can I get the maximum benefit from Time Machine?* Should I use a Time Capsule, Apple's all-in-one Wi-Fi router and backup appliance?* What features should I look for in an external backup drive?* Should I use an online backup service, such as Backblaze or CrashPlan?* Should I use USB or FireWire to connect my backup drive?* What's a versioned backup, and why should I care?* Why is having a bootable duplicate important?* How can I easily and effectively keep an offsite backup?* Time Machine is acting strangely. What should I do?* How do I migrate existing backups to a Time Capsule?* What's the difference between an online sync and a backup?Superb Reading Features* Full book text search* Several fonts and themes to choose from* Built-in dictionary* The ability to add annotations* Landscape view* Extensive cross-referencing and working hyperlinks* Zoom function for images and screenshotsAbout LexcycleLexcycle is the creator of Stanza Bookbinder which was used to create this standalone book application. Stanza Bookbinder is based on the popular iPhone Ebook reading application, Stanza. For more information about Stanza, visit www.lexcycle.com.