Well my PS3 HDD died, and yeah, for only $50 I got a new one and upgraded from 80GB to 320GB. I was hoping I could somehow recover my old drive on my Mac, but after no success and some research I discovered that bloody Sony encrypts the drives in an encrypted file structure. BAH! So now I've lost all my data and saved games, and this is quite disappointing. I don't want this to happen again, so I'm wondering what are the best backup options/methods for your PS3? Do people just do full backups or just copy saved game data? How do you do it so you make sure it's done regularly and you don't forget for weeks at a time? What about saved game data, does a full backup prevent the issue where if you load saves onto your PS3 from a USB source it disables Trophies achieved from that point on in the game? Currently I have a AEBS with 802.11n (couple years old now). I have a 1TB and a 500GB WD MyBooks plugged into it. The 1TB is used for storage of Media (75% full) and the 500GB is used as a Time Machine backup for my MBP which has an internal 500GB HDD (WD drive is 50% full). I have Nullriver Medialink installed on my MBP so I can stream my media from my 1TB external to my PS3 for viewing/listening. I'd love some auto backup method for my PS3 to backup onto my external 500GB Time Machine drive, much like Time Machine does for my MBP. I don't plan on getting even half full with my PS3's drive in the near future, so I think the 500GB backup external should suffice in storing both my PS3 and MBP backups. Thoughts?