time machine

An AppleScript trick turns any NAS device into a Time Machine drive

<img src='http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/genius.png'>You can turn any network attached storage device into a Time Machine back-up drive with one simple step. Simply <a HREF="htt

How to enable Time Machine backups to a Windows Home Server

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/timemachine_sparsebundle_4-150x150.png">Well, the one big advantage HP had in the Windows Home Server game maybe about to disappear. Some

LaCie intros the Big Disk & d2 Network NAS (both are Time Machine compatable)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/bigdisk_d2net_lgnews.jpg">LaCie has a rather nice selection of NAS units to choose from, but the latest should get some attention from Ma

Time Machine Radio: Enter the past

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/time-nachine-radio-3_cnx6y_48.jpg" />The Time Machine Radio lets you go back in time and listen to those old songs which will bring up <s

Time Machine Scheduler: Stop with the freaking backups at 9am already

Every morning I wake up to the sound of my backup drive churning away like a damn chop saw and I suffer a huge performance hit for the first few hours of my day. No longer, thankfully, because a littl

Apple fixes Rush Limbaugh's Mac problem

[photopress:rushmacfixed_1.jpg,full,right] Rush Limbaugh’s on-air plea for Steve Jobs’ help worked. The conservative radio talk show host recently broadcast the problems he was having with

Rush Limbaugh wants Apple to fix several Leopard bugs

[photopress:rushmac.jpg,full,right] Rush Limbaugh needs your help, Apple. He can’t get Back to My Mac or Time Machine to work properly. The radio talk show host spent some time on his show recen

CrunchTip: Make your Time Machine back-up drive bootable!

[photopress:time.gif,full,center]Time Machine is, of course, the automated back-up feature of Leopard, the latest version of OS X. Mac OS X Hints has a pretty good tip on how to make your back-up driv

Why Apple's Time Capsule is good but Time Machine is still weak

I’ve never liked the idea of Time Machine – I back up the things that are important to me on my own schedule, and I know where it all is and how it works. Time Machine strikes me as a blac

Iomega MiniMax and UltraMax work with Leopard's Time Machine right out of the box

Iomega’s newest MiniMax and UltraMax hard drives were designed with Leopard in mind. Both drives come preformated with HFS+, the file system used by Leopard (and previous version of OS X). So if