Originally Posted By: MacBozo
I do both.
Too me. The reason being restoring and updating from the computer is quicker although I only had to do that when buying a new phone so far.

I also don't pay for the extra disk space to store my photos in the cloud, I import them into iPhoto. My HD is backed up to SuperDuper, TimeMachine, and CrashPlan for off site coverage so the photos are safe.