Items tagged with Time Machine

Say what you will about Apple (and yes, there's a lot to be said), but the company has proven fairly reliable when it comes to repairing or replacing defective gear over the years. They're even confessing to a "bar issue" on the iPhone 4, which can't be an easy thing to do. The only problem we see here, however, is that they're a few years late in addressing a very real issue, and we have all ideas that most consumers moved on and purchased a replacement from a rival company after their Apple unit broke. The unit we're talking about, of course, is the Time Capsule NAS device. Earlier models had... Read more...
Data Robotics shipped their first true NAS drive early last month, caving to requests from users around the world to finally add a native Ethernet connection to their otherwise very intelligent RAID box. The storage solution itself is basically little more than a Drobo S (which we just took a deep dive with), but rather than having USB/eSATA/etc. ports, there's just a single Ethernet port to plug it directly into your network. One thing that was curiously missing at launch, however, was native, official support for Apple's "Time Machine." This is Apple's built-in software program that backs up... Read more...
Western Digital introduced new 1TG and 750GB My Passport SE for Mac portable USB drives. The new drives are currently available at WD's online store and are formatted for Mac and compatible with Apple Time Machine software. The drives are USB powered and feature 256-bit hardware encryption with password protection. WD Introduces New One Terabyte My Passport SE for Mac Portable Drives LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD®, the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport™ SE for... Read more...
It's hard to believe that Apple last updated its Time Capsule NAS + WLAN router in March, but already the Cupertino, California-based company is giving customers a reason to upgrade. In typical Apple fashion, the company quietly updated its Time Capsule with a 2TB model, up from the previous high of 1TB. For those unaware, Time Capsule is a high-end NAS drive that also acts as a full-fledged, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) 802.11n wireless router. Apple shoves an enterprise-grade hard drive within and also adds three Ethernet ports in the back alongside a USB socket which can be used for connecting... Read more...
NETGEAR Expands Award-Winning ReadyNAS Storage for SMBs with ReadyNAS NVXNETGEAR’s 4-Bay Desktop Model Brings Double the NAS Performance, iSCSI Support and Support for Time Machine in Mac OS X SAN JOSE, Calif. -- April 6, 2009 -- NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically innovative, branded networking solutions, today announced the addition of several new 4-bay storage appliances to its award-winning family of ReadyNAS products for Small- to Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs). The ReadyNAS NVX, which is designed for home offices, workgroups and small businesses, offers... Read more...
Today's big news from Apple are its new iMac and Mac Mini consumer desktop lines and its updated professional-level Mac Pro desktop. But what shouldn't get lost in the shuffle is that Apple has also updated its AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule automatic wireless backup products as well. The most significant upgrade to both the AirPort Express and the Time Capsule is that both now support "simultaneous 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band networking." Dual-band networking is certainly nothing new; in fact, most 802.11n routers are backward compatible with 802.11b/g wireless devices. The problem... Read more...
We're wondering when Microsoft is going to release a series of advertisements that poke fun at Apple's latest OS, much like Apple's anti-Vista media blitz that started almost a year ago.The problem is that Apple was comparing an OS that had over a year of post-release patches/updates and bug-fixes and was trying to compare it to an ambitious release from Microsoft.  Let's not lose sight of the fact that OS 10.4 (a.k.a. Tiger) was the subject of many complaints and compatibility issues upon launch itself.  Now the tables have turned, and Vista is nearing the 1 year mark and Apple's Leopard... Read more...