Archive for December 30th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

Introduced with OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Time Machine is an easy-to-use backup system that has probably prevented more Mac users from losing sleep over lost work than most other backup options combined.


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With the introduction of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple updated Time Machine to work more easily with multiple backup drives. You could use Time Machine with multiple backup drives before Mountain Lion came along, but it required a good deal of user intervention to make everything work. With OS X Mountain Lion and later, Time Machine retains its ease of use while providing a more robust backup solution by allowing you to easily assign multiple drives as Time Machine backup destinations.

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