Talking about protecting your data.

Is your organization or community group looking for a speaker to speak about tech issues? Wanting to help your staff or friends avoid data loss issues including digital photos? I am available to come to speak to your group or organization at no cost to speak about backing up and protecting your data. More and more we keep important documents and memories in digital formats. It has never been so easier to properly protect this…
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Are you backing up?

Some questions to ask yourself. Have you set up a backup for your data on your computer, phones, and tablets? Have you followed the 3-2-1 rule? 3 copies. 2 different locations. 1 of them offsite. Have you checked to see if your backup is indeed running correctly? Have you tested a restore? If you have said no to any of these things then it’s time to review your backup setup. Contact me today and I…
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CrashPlan shutting down personal plans. Podcast Ep. 2

Yesterday one of the leading cloud backup service providers, CrashPlan, announced it was ending support for its consumer level plans. CrashPlan for Home will be shut down as of October 23, 2018. Current CrashPlan for home users will receive an extra 60 days of backup service for free. No new signups or renewals are being processed. CrashPlan still has a Business service and are suggesting home users move to Carbonite with a discount for the…
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Backing up your smartphone photos to your computer and the cloud using Google

Most people use the camera on their smartphone over traditional cameras these days to record their memories. One thing that is overlooked is backing up these photos off the phone. With a traditional digital camera, you had to import the photos into your computer, where there was a greater chance that these would get backed up. With smartphones, these photos are shared to Facebook and Instagram but after that, they tend to stay on the…
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