As part of an effective data backup strategy, you need to have an offsite cloud storage option. Today, as part of our data back up series, I’ll show you CrashPlan. Here’s what it has to offer and how to use it.
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We’ve already shown you how to backup a Thunderbird Email Profile. This time we’ll show you how to restore that backup.
Mozilla’s Thunderbird handles emails on the desktop like a champ, but it doesn’t have a built in backup feature.Here’s how to manually back up your Thunderbird Emails and Profiles.
Have you ever accidentally deleted a bookmark in Google Chrome? There isn’t any easy way to undo this, so unless you can remember the sites that you’ve nuked, they might seem gone for good. But, here’s an automated backup system that lets you restore them.
Before you begin tweaking your shiny new Android gadget, you should create a system backup first. TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) is a touch-screen based recovery tool built for Android smartphones and tablets. Here’s a look at this dead simple utility that every Android user should have in their toolbox.
Sometimes an app is just so good that you want to share it with a friend. But what if your friends don’t know how to use the Google Play Market, or have the app blocked by their carrier? In that case, you’ll have to send the app directly to them.
When installing a new rom or setting your Android smartphone to factory defaults, you lose all of your apps and data. Aside from Titanium Backup, there isn’t a good way around this – but there’s a way to make it easier using AppBak.
Since the release of Google Drive, we’ve been pushing it to its limits in order to provide with a solid comparison against our favorite file syncing service Dropbox. And out the winner is…
Last week we ran a poll and asked which Cloud Storage Services You Use? This poll couldn’t have been more timely considering the amount of Cloud Storage news that came out this week. Here’s a look at which service won, and what some of you had to say.
An important part of having a solid data backup strategy is including an offsite service. One of the limitations of Carbonite, is it only backups your local drive, unless you purchase the Plus or Premier version. Here’s a ways to bypass that restriction and backup external and network drives too.
Part of a solid backup strategy requires an offline cloud storage service. We want to know which one you use. Take a minute to take this weekend’s reader poll.
I was recently asked a question from a new Mac user about iCloud. I just bought as much space as I could on iCloud, can I back my Mac up to it? After searching long and hard for what I thought you can do, I came to the realization that you can’t. Not in OS [...]
Is Dropbox hogging your internet connection? If you sync a large amount of data to Dropbox, this can happen quite easily. This groovy quick-tip should put the program in check and get your internet connection back to a usable speed.
When it comes to backup, the best solutions don’t need to be complicated. That’s why Apple includes Time Machine in OS X. But a complete, robust backup plan shouldn’t stop there. The ideal backup situation involves using a separate hard drive, and another backup that’s off-site.