TidBITS Electronic Publishing has announced the release of “Take Control of Mac OS X Backups, Second Edition.” ($10) All Mac users know that they should make backups, but many need help coming up with a plan for ensuring the safety of important files such as irreplaceable photos or deadline-driven projects. The second edition of Joe Kissell’s best-selling ‘Take Control of Mac OS X Backups’ helps readers determine the best backup method for their data and budget, and provides directions for setting up, testing, and maintaining a backup system that can restore files after a hard disk failure, dropped laptop, or burglary.” The book also includes coupons for US$30 off Prosoft’s Data Backup, $25 off the BackJack remote backup service, and $5 off backup hardware or software at Small Dog Electronics.