News+: The Lazy Person’s Guide to Backing Up Data

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In PCMag’s latest issue, Jill Duffy writes about choosing backup services that you’ll actually use, as well as the lazy person’s guide to backing up data.

The joke goes that there are two kinds of people: those who back up their data and those who haven’t lost everything yet. It’s painfully true. Losing your files can be heartbreaking, career-ruining, and expensive if you need to hire an expert to help you recover them. Backing up your data is a preventive measure that avoids all those problems. It sounds like a tedious chore, but it doesn’t have to be. There’s a backup solution for every kind of person—the lazy, the diligent, and everyone in between.

This is part of Andrew’s News+ series, where he shares a magazine every Friday to help people discover good content in Apple News+.

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  • I’m the perfectionist. I back up online to Backblaze, back up to a local external drive using Carbon Copy Cloner, and I also backup to another external drive using Time Machine. I have my photos and video on an external drive, so I clone that drive to another external drive as well as to Backblaze too.

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