Backup

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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Backup and Disaster Recovery Tips e-book now available

Do you know someone who is still not backing up their data on their computer? Perhaps it’s yourself who still haven’t taken the time to set up a backup system. Do you need some reasons to backup and protect your data from a wide variety of data disasters? If so my new e-book Backup And Disaster Recovery Tips is now available. This 35 page guide features blog posts concerning backup and disaster recovery topics over…
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Backing up your cloud service files

Cloud Sync services like Dropbox, Onedrive or are great for keeping files synced and available across multiple devices and the web. However they should not considered as a backup tool. By it’s very function “sync” means that it is designed to keep files in sync across all platforms. This includes any changes including delation you may do to those files. There has been many examples of people accidentally or because of a virus deleting all…
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