3: The Mouse is Not a Finger
January 28th, 2011
1 hr 9 mins 25 secs
About this Episode
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin do some follow-up on the topic of backups, then talk about possible motivations behind the Mac OS X Lion features Apple has revealed so far, the future of desktop computing, and what might have caused iPhoto '11 to be worse than the previous version.
Links for this episode:
- StorageReview.com: a great place to research hard disk mechanisms before buying
- CrashPlan: another popular personal backup service
- Arq: an S3-backed, extremely Mac-savvy backup product
- PGP Whole Disk Encryption
- Apple's preview of Mac OS X Lion, October 20, 2010 (starts at 52:55)
- The Incomparable: a geeky podcast sometimes featuring John Siracusa
- Backup Bouncer: a Mac backup robustness test suite
- Bonus link! Dolly Drive: Time Machine in the cloud
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