Acronis True Image Home 2009

PC Backup and Recovery
 (Four Stars)

This is not a full review of the Acronis True Image Home 2009 backup product. Nonetheless, the effort that went into its development is obvious and impressive. The GUI makes no asssumptions about the user’s experience level, but don’t let that fool you into believing the product is watered down or underpowered. Continue reading

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Apricorn Notebook HD

Apricorn Notebook HD Upgrade Kit 5-Star review  

 This is our 2003 five-star review of the Apricorn system. We still rely on Apricorn in 2008.

Apricorn Notebook HD upgrade kitApricorn“. You keep wanting to say “apricot”. People keep asking “what the heck is it?”Apricorn is one of a few of, I suspect, a host of companies to figure out and exploit the natural synergy of USB and small format storage media.
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Backups – March 16, 2000

2008 author’s note: While the principles of doing a sound backup haven’t changed that much in eight years, see how much the hardware and software has changed in such a short time. If we had done backups that were hardware and software-dependent, it would be way too late for data recovery!

PAUG “Backups” presentation March 16th, 2000 meeting



We want to show how questions like

a) “what files should I back up?” and
b) “what kind of equipment is best for my backups?”

are really almost meaningless. Such questions can’t possibly address your actual personal needs, and they don’t address your equipment budget or technical skills.
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