I have just purchased a 1TB external hard drive to use as my Time Machine capsule.
I will not have it connected all of the time, I will probably only connect it every month or so.
Is there any way the Time Machine can 'buffer' it's hourly / weekly backups etc on the Mac itself and then write these to the external drive when connected?
I may need to make use of the hourly backups for example (where I delete/modify a file in error) - but use the external drive as my 'disaster recovery' drive, if the Mac is stolen/burns in a fire.
Hopefully this makes sense. Any help much appreciated!