(Just one example, many have tried to replace a newer file with an older one, and so erase lots of work.) (Fortunately Time Machine have saved my butt a couple of times when software had corrupted a file.)
My new external hard disk is named Lady Dada.
... are the cables from one external hard disk. The cables I didn't need.
After ten years of gadget addiction, do you think I have a few cables around the house?
By the way, does anybody know what the heck this plug is?
Update: thanks to Pop et all: it's a SATA, the interface used for disks inside computers these days. (Called eSATA when used externally.)A SATA cable, eh? How about that. I didn't know they could go outside the box.
So far as I know, though, my Intel Mac Pro doesn't have such a plug (specs here). I wonder what kind of machines do, then.