Automate Backup and Syncing

Anyone who has followed my writing for Macworld, TidBITS, or Take Control over the last decade is undoubtedly aware of my passion for good backups. I’ve written several books (including Take Control of Backing Up Your Mac) and lots of articles on the topic, and I preach about the importance of backups at every opportunity.

In this book, I’m not going to try to convince you to back up your Mac; I’ll take for granted that you already know that’s a good idea. Instead, I want to focus on automating backups. Believe it or not, there are still people who back up important files by dragging them to another disk once a day. Still others use backup software to do the job, but they back up only when they remember to run that ...

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