Backup Your Phone To The Cloud

Backing up your phone is imperative for a myriad of reasons. Getting a new phone because you want the latest or you’ve broken it, or your phone is full of apps and files that you’ve downloaded and don’t need anymore all require a backup. Most Android phones backup your photos and videos automatically (crap Samsung…

Online Backup

Online back is a very popular method of backup these days. It is convenient way to get an off-site backup but is any good and what are the best ones. I’ve used a few of these services and I was mostly pleased with them all. They all work similarly. You sign up, you you download…

Backing Up Your Computer

There are many threats to your computing data including; computer malfunctions, accidental destruction , and ransomeware. That being the case there are three primary rules for protecting your data, they are; backup, backup backup. Backup being the most important thing you can do, how should you go about it? First of all you should have…

New Dropbox

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. Dropbox has software for pretty much any platform including Windows, Mac and Linux. Also there are apps for Android and iOS. There is a very useful…

CrashPlan Ending Home Backup Service

CrashPlan is a service that does data backup back up to remote servers, other computers, or hard drives. It is available on Mac, Windows and Linux. “Code 42” the company that gives us “CrashPlan” has decided to focus on there commercial product and end the Home version. “CrashPlan” has begun to sunset Home customer but…

Backing Up to USB Media

Flash Drives: Probably the most common  back-up media are USB flash-drives or thumb-drives. These are small, convenient, reliable and very inexpensive. Copy all of your files to a thumb-drive and your backed up. Sizes range from 2 GB to 256 GB. Prices begin at about $5 and up. External Hard Drives: If you need more storage space…

Cloning Your System

What is cloning? One popular method of backing up is cloning. In cloning you make a copy of the entire hard drive or partition. This method is great for quick restore of your system but it is not very useful for the everyday task of backing up your files. Acronis Acronis True Image is a…

Automatic Cloud Backup Solutions

Carbonite and CrashPlan are in a class of online backup solutions that are unlike Google Drive or Dropbox. With these services you pay one low price for unlimited backup of one computer. The unlike Google Drive the backed up files are not supposed to be easily accessible online. Carbonite And CrashPlan are not for file-sharing either. They are…

Free Online Storage

Today there are lots of online storage sites. Many of them free for some small amount of space which can very from 2 to 30 gigabytes. If you are saving only MS Word documents and a few pictures, these amounts of space could be adequate. Which service and how much space?: Dropbox gives you 2 gigabytes…

Two Ways to Backup with CrashPlan

CrashPlan is an online backup online data backup service with a difference. You can use the CrashPlan software for free to send an encrypted backup to a friend’s computer and you never have to buy the CrashPlan service ever. Most people go ahead and purchase the service rather than go through the has of setting…