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5 ways you can easily lose your data (and probably your job)

Many computer users treat data security as an afterthought when acquiring and configuring a new computer. While big businesses understand the risks, the most “at risk” group is often small businesses and self employed business owners, who often do not have the expertise in place to prevent data leaks. Data loss is more than just [...]

The hidden cost of unlimited storage

If you’re in the market looking for online backup you’re probably inundated with offers of unlimited storage, which seems very appealing, and you may be having a tough time choosing the ideal storage solution for you. So, I hear you ask why is it that some online backup companies offer unlimited storage and others cap [...]

Great Tools to Manage and Synchronise Your Life

Great Tools to Manage and Synchronise Your Life

If you work with computers, which includes the overwhelming majority of people, you probably remember the time when you left a vital spreadsheet or file on your home computer when you urgently needed it at work, for instance. This was a fairly common occurrence for people who work on multiple computers, in different locations. However, [...]

Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Online Backups

Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Online Backups

Whether you’re a blogger, an internet marketer or just a mobile worker chances are; you spend a great deal of time on the move, working off your laptop, for many of us; having the ability to work from anywhere is a luxury that we enjoy. But are we taking adequate measures to make sure our [...]

The Best Online Backup Services

The Best Online Backup Services

From all of our testing we’ve come to the conclusion that the best online backup service is SugarSync, and to tell you the truth it wasn’t an easy decision to make. Because there’s no single online backup provider that scores highly on all areas, usually there are pros and cons with every service, and it’s [...]

Top 5 Online Backup Services
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SugarSync offers 35GB storage space at only $5 per month, with unlimited synchronisation between all your computers, also supports android and iphone

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MozyHome offers 50GB storage with the choice of automatic or scheduled backups with very useful bandwidth throtteling, MozyPro provides useful server and 24 hour phone support for business users

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ElephantDrive offers a whopping 500GB data storage allowance, supports large files, external drives as well as multiple computer support. It is a favorite amongst business users with it's unlimited storage plan

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Carbonite offers unlimited data storage for home users, and also supports automatic backups for files up to 4GB, Carbonite supports both Macs and PCs

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LiveDrive allows you to sync files between computers, stream your music & videos from your iPhone and iPad, and access your files from anywhere using a web browsers, also has unlimited storage space.

Carbonite Online Backup Review

Carbonite Online Backup Review

16 April 2011

Editor’s Rating: Avg. User Rating: (4 reviews) Carbonite Review Summary Pros Automatic backup Unlimited storage space Suitable from Windows and Mac 30 day version history Smartphone access with iPhone and Blackberry Web access to all your files Cons Reduced bandwidth for heavy users No automatic storage for videos One subscription per computer Conclusion Carbonite is [...]

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Laptop thief tracked down by victim and revenge to follow

28 March 2011

We’ve heard of stupid burglers who leave the cellphones behind, thieves who brag about stealing stuff on youtube, but this must be a first, a thief who actually takes videos of himself to upload onto youtube, using a laptop he just stole, which is then traced by the victim using an online backup service. The [...]

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Carbonite Increases Anytime Access with the Introduction of iPad app

23 March 2011

Carbonite, the premier online backup provider has recently released its new app called Carbonite Access of iPad and Carbonite Access of iPhone/iPod, both of which are technically in beta stages, however we found it to be perfectly usable as we didn’t notice any bugs.

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The Whole Internet On a Floppy Disk

09 March 2011

Haven’t times changed, while we enjoy the luxury of having all of our computers interconnected through the web and all our files stored in a central location available for access by each individual device, let us go back a few decades and reminisc about how the internet was like back then.

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SugarSync Video Testimonial

SugarSync Video Testimonial

03 March 2011

Case study of SugarSync use in field, click here to visit SugarSync

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Dropbox Presentation For Its Backup Service

Dropbox Presentation For Its Backup Service

13 February 2011

Watch the excellent Dropbox trailer for their online backup service

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Mozy Ditches Unlimited Plan and Hikes Prices

Mozy Ditches Unlimited Plan and Hikes Prices

13 February 2011

It’s taken the online storage and cloud computing world by storm. The most successful and most popular online storage service finally pulls the plug on it’s unlimited plan. Many think tanks in the industry such as Rob Cosgrove commented on the fact that the Mozy promise for unlimited storage was unsustainable, and was a major [...]

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SugarSync now offers 5GB free to all account holders

09 January 2011

SugarSync has decided to break the mould and offer 5GB of free online storage space, which is a big increase from the previous 2GB it was offer previously. Dropbox and Mozy on the other hand still offer the usual 2GB data allowance.

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Four Questions to Pose to Your Online Backups Provider

Four Questions to Pose to Your Online Backups Provider

08 January 2011

f you’re anything like me, you value you work and data, and there’s no other way to protect your data than to use an online backups service. With the increasing implementation of cloud computing; comes greater storage options for online backup for home and business use, and there are endless amount of online backup services [...]

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Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Online Backups

Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Online Backups

20 December 2010

Whether you’re a blogger, an internet marketer or just a mobile worker chances are; you spend a great deal of time on the move, working off your laptop, for many of us; having the ability to work from anywhere is a luxury that we enjoy. But are we taking adequate measures to make sure our [...]

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