Category Archives: NAS

Time Machine alternatives

Time Machine is by far the easiest method to back up your Mac. All you need is an external USB drive that is Mac only. Your Mac will know if you have plugged in the right USB drive because it will ask you if you’d like to use it as a backup drive. This won’t… Read More »

WD Time Machine issue

As of 20th July 2011, Western Digital NAS (Network Attached Storage) drives aren’t compatible with OSX Lion. There currently isn’t a workaround to support Time Machine as Lion have updated their version of AFP to 3.3. WD NAS boxes don’t support this so if you own one of these then you are SOL. If you… Read More »

How can I get my iTunes music to play wirelessly round the house?

You have two options here. Option 1. is to have your computer on with iTunes running in the background. Option 2. is have all of your iTunes library running on a NAS device, meaning you don’t have to have your computer on at all. Both options here require you to connect your devices to your… Read More »