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Tag Archives: Carbon Copy Cloner

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Water and MacBooks Don’t Mix: A Cautionary Tale

December of 2019 marks 35 years since I purchased my first Mac. In all that time, I’ve never had an accident with any of them…but this past Saturday, all it took was a simple bump of a glass of water on my desk, and now my new 16-inch MacBook Pro is “not so new.” I want to share my tale of woe and provide readers of The Rocket Yard with a few tips on what to do to minimize the chances of something like this happening to them.

macOS Mojave: Make Sure Your Third-Party Backups Apps Are Working

(Mojave page in the Mac App Store.) Whenever a new operating system version comes out, there are always some apps or utilities that seem to require more attention than others. With macOS Mojave, improvements to the security of the operating...

Backup Month: How to Utilize Incremental and Offsite Backups

Our Backup Month series continues today with a primer on incremental and offsite backups, an important part of any backup plan for home or business users. In the past, we've talked about the 3-2-1 approach to backups, which means that to...

Report: macOS May Lose Data on APFS-formatted Disk Images

In a recent article on the company’s blog, Mike Bombich of Carbon Copy Cloner shared an APFS bug that can cause the loss of data when writing to images. Bombich describes the bug at length in the blog article and...

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