3 Great Online Backup Companies
February 20, 2011

There are so many online backup services that it can be nearly impossible to determine which one you should choose. Which ones are the best value for your money and which will leave you and your data unprotected? It can be difficult to determine the best companies from the many that are out there, but […]

An Overview of Online Backup

If you haven’t had the opportunity to use an online backup service yet you don’t know how simple backing up your files can be. Basically an online backup service allows you to easily create a second copy of all of your files using nothing more than an Internet connection. Often the backup is automatic and […]

Finding the Best Online Backup for Your Needs

What do you know about online backup? If nothing else it is an interesting topic to study. Basically if you do some research you will learn that online backup is a great way to protect your important computer data. This protects you from problems with your computer. What would you do if your computer were […]

Why Freelancers and Small Businesses Need Online Backup
February 25, 2011

Several years ago making a backup of your files was a lot of work. This was especially true for small business owners and freelancers. Often it would take hours to manually create a backup of your files. Things have changed and the process is now a lot easier. With how easy online backup is, you […]

No Excuses for Lost Files
February 28, 2011

Not so long ago, it seemed losing a file was not a rare occurrence.  Computers crashing, a disc damaged, virus infestation, or stolen laptops were common culprits.  But with the advent of the internet and remote online backup, there’s really no reason for anyone to lose a file anymore. I used to back up my […]

Files that Need to be Backed Up
March 3, 2011

Your computer probably contains so many files that you simply can’t count them all and this may lead you to wonder which files you need to have backed up. Really the files that you need to back up all depend on one thing; which files can you simply not afford to lose? In the days […]

Online Backup Versus Disk Backup
March 10, 2011

Online backup is quickly gaining in popularity over other traditional forms of backup such as disk backup. While any backup for your computer files is better than no backup at all, there are some things to be said about online backup that can’t be said about disk backup. First of all, you have ease of […]

Why You Should be Concerned about Data Security
March 17, 2011

Data security is a big deal these days as there are a number of factors that can affect the well being of your important computer data.  These factors are not factors that are necessarily in your control and in fact, it is often the unforeseen that can cost you dearly with your computer data. Here […]

Online Backup for Your Files – Help Keep Your Job Safe
March 25, 2011

If you are like many people today, you have a number of important computer files for your job on your home computer and if that is the case, they need to be backed up with an online backup service in order to keep your job safe. This may sound like a stretch, but think of […]

Is Cloud Storage Vulnerable to Hackers?
March 29, 2011

Online storage is great way to back up your files – they are safely stored in a remote location…or are they? While it’s true that online storage has many benefits, but this kind of service may not be as secure as we once thought. There’s always a bit of fear using online services.  Some people […]

Ensure Data Security with Online Backup
March 31, 2011

The world as you know it has largely gone digital and that means that there is a lot of data you will have on your computer that simply can’t be lost. So how do you ensure data security on your computer at all times; online backup. Online backup allows you to save much more than […]

Buying Online Backup
April 7, 2011

Everyone in the modern world is susceptible to having data lost, stolen, or corrupted, and by now you’ve probably determined that some form of data backup is a must-have. You also know the advantages of online backup – having your data in a separate physical location than your computer has numerous advantages over tape drive […]

Cost of Online Backup

There are many people who look into having their files backed up online, but decide not to do so as they think the cost of online backup is going to be too much. However, that is the furthest thing from the truth and there are now many online backup services that are not only affordable, […]

Save Priceless Memories with Online Backup
April 15, 2011

When most people think of online backup they think of backing up text files such as documents and spreadsheets. However, online backup can also protect other types of files from the unknown and this includes your most priceless memories. Many people use their computer as a place to store the many pictures that they take […]

Carbonite Raises Prices
April 21, 2011

Carbonite raised the cost of its annual subscriptions for online backup file protection this week. A one year subscription has been increased 7% and now costs $59. The previous yearly price was $54.95. A two year plan is $109.00 ($54.50 per year) and the three year plan is now $139.00 ($46.33 per year). Carbonite claims […]

How Online Backup Uses Encryption to Secure Your Computer Files

Many people will consider using online backup as a way to safeguard against losing their important computer files, but many of these same people ultimately decide that they level of protection they will receive is no better than what they can get with typical media backup, even though online backup offers encryption. More likely, these […]

How Carbonite Works
April 27, 2011

Carbonite is designed to automatically back up most files in the Documents and Settings folder, which includes “My Documents” and “Desktop”. However, some users choose to manually select files for backup, or decide to back up files that are stored in other locations. Any file or folder can be added to the backup by simply […]

Why You Should Backup Your Computer Files Using Online Backup

Think of all the files you have on your computer and now think if they are backed up or not. You may be thinking that you really don’t need to have your computer files backed up. Maybe you have a newer computer. Maybe you have a system in place where you backup your files to […]

Protect Your MP3 Investment with Online Backup
May 5, 2011

With the emergence of online places as iTunes and Rhapsody, the average person today has a good number of MP3 files on their hard drive. While the number will vary, if there is even one on your hard drive it represents an investment on your part and that investment should be protected with online backup. […]

New Carbonite Coupon Code for Subscription Savings
May 7, 2011

Anyone who has ever experienced personal computer data loss knows what a nightmare it can be to be forced into systematically replacing each and every file and software application, and how frustrating it can be to realize that personal photos and documents are lost forever. Data recovery software exists, but tend to be expensive and […]

Online Backup – Like Insurance for Your Data
May 11, 2011

Online backup is a must if you want to keep all of your important computer files safe and sound. Many people don’t want to pay the money for online backup, but then they are sorry when trouble strikes. Think of online backup as insurance for your computer’s data. While you hope nothing goes wrong with […]

Getting Your Files Back with Online Backup
May 18, 2011

While it is a comforting feeling to have knowing that all of your computer files are being safely stored for you with an online backup service, how do you go about getting them back if you need to? While it may seem like it might be a daunting task, in reality, it is quite simple. […]

Forgot Your Files? Online Backup to the Rescue
May 31, 2011

Having online backup for all of your important computer files will not only give you piece of mind should something happen to your computer, but it can also save your hide if need be. This will ring true with anyone who has ever forget to bring some files with them that they may have needed […]

Is High Price Important for Online Backup?
June 9, 2011

The old saying goes, “You get what you pay for,” and this is true with many aspects of life. However, this statement is not necessarily true with online backup and this is certainly a case where a high price tag may not mean a better product. Online backup is no longer just for large companies […]

Why You Should Backup Files Remotely- Great Resources
June 11, 2011

International Disaster Database Most people think about backing up their files in case something happens to their computer.  While is it good, you never know when your computer might be susceptible to a virus, or crash, so this is definitely a smart thing to do.  But, what most people don’t foresee is a natural disaster.  […]

Protect Your Work Files with Online Backup
June 16, 2011

Think about all the important work files that you have on your work computer. Now think of how misplaced you would be if any or all of them were to be lost forever. From spreadsheets to documents and everything in between, whatever is on your work computer, needs to be protected with online backup. Online […]

Do you Need Online Backup with a New Computer?
June 23, 2011

One of the most commonly asked questions about online backup is whether or not you need to have it for a new computer. While you can go without it on a new computer and be relatively safe from your computer crashing, you won’t be fully protected and that is a risk that you may not […]

Online Backup – How Safe is it?
June 29, 2011

You might know that online backup will keep your files safe for you and store them so that you can quickly recover them should something go wrong, but you may not know how safe those stored files actually are. This is a legitimate concern as you may have some files on your computer that have […]

Battle the Unknown with Online Backup
July 8, 2011

Online backup is a great way to protect your computer files form things that you would expect, like your hard drive crashing, but it also helps protect against the unknown things that you don’t expect. This is welcomed news as life, after all, is uncertain at best. However, it is the unknown that keeps many […]

Why Online Backup is Better than Traditional Backup
July 13, 2011

There is no doubt that you should have all of your computer files backed up, but there is an argument that persists often about which form of backup is better; online backup or traditional backup like disc or other outside media? While both are ways to keep files safe should something happen to your computer, […]

Can You Get Free Online Backup?
July 21, 2011

In the never ending quest to save money, many people will ask if there is a way to get free online backup. The answer is yes and no. Free online backup is attainable, but it will come with restrictions. The online backup company you look at will depend on the amount of free service you […]

Keeping the MP3 Files on Your Computer Safe
July 28, 2011

MP3 files are song files and if you are like most people these days you probably have a ton of them on your computer. These MP3 files are files that are usually purchased from places like Apple iTunes, or the like, and so your MP3 collection can represent quite an investment. So, how do you […]

Keeping Your Computer Running Speedy and Secure with Updates
August 3, 2011

Keeping your computer running at full capacity and keeping it safe can be accomplished much easier if you are always sure your computer’s programs are fully updated. A lot of the programs that you have installed on your computer will require periodical updates in order to run smoothly and you are usually notified that such […]

Running a Defrag on Your Computer
August 9, 2011

The numerous computer files that live on your computer can become too much for your computer to handle at times. An easy step to take in order to keep your computer running smoothly is a Windows defragment, or defrag. Ordinary computer files become fragmented all the time and if this condition is left unattended for […]

The Importance of Setting Parental Controls on Your Computer
August 18, 2011

Kids these days use computers for everything from school work to leisure. However, with all the bad websites that exist today, it is certainly in your best interest to set the parental controls on your computer. This will not only protect your children from seeing something that they shouldn’t, but it will also help to […]

The Importance of Using Anti-Virus Software
August 25, 2011

Every computer should have a quality anti-virus software program installed on it. If there is no such program in place then your computer can be subjected to all kinds of nasty bugs and viruses that will wreak havoc on it and may actually end up rendering it useless. Getting a virus on your computer is […]

Backing Up Computer Files Online
August 31, 2011

The easiest way to keep your computer files fully protected, including from the unknown in life, is to have all your computer files backed up at all times. This has typically been done manually by backing up all your files to some form of media, such as disk, CD, or jump drive. However, these days […]

Computer Wars – PC or Mac
September 8, 2011

For years now the computer wars have raged on with the almost age old question, PC or Mac? Deciding on a PC or Mac is really nothing more than a personal preference and it all depends on what you want to use your computer for. The biggest advantage to owning a Mac, according to many, […]

What is Spyware and How Can You Get Rid of it
September 14, 2011

If you have ever had your home page changed without your permission or been victim of endless pop-up advertisements, then chances are you have been affected by spyware. Spyware is software that installs itself on your computer without permission and then changes things around, advertises like crazy, or starts collecting your personal information. Spyware is […]

What Malware is and How to Get Rid of it
September 22, 2011

Malware is an acronym for malicious software and it is designed to do little more than totally disrupt your computer and make your life a nightmare. When malware finds its way onto your computer, the performance of your computer can be greatly compromised. Malware can also spawn spyware, which will go to work collecting your […]

Choosing the Perfect Laptop
September 29, 2011

With all the options in laptops these days, you may find that you are having just a bit of trouble deciding which one will be the best for you. The perfect laptop for you will all depend on your particular set of circumstances and what you will actually be using the laptop for. The worst […]

Staying Happy and Healthy in College
December 31, 2012

Many college students struggle to maintain a healthy and happy life as they work their way through school. Here’s a few tips to manage your bills and stay organized while in school. Via: SNHU Online College

Carbonite vs. Mozy
February 12, 2015

Cloud storage may be needed for so many reasons when it comes to being online. You may want to keep certain files, folder or additional information in the space. Pictures can also be great to have on cloud storage since they are easier to share between person to person. Online backup services, or storage solutions […]

How to Protect your Laptops and Workplace Desktops
March 17, 2016

On the face of it, it may seem as though the need to protect your investment in professional laptops and desktops is less pressing in 2016 than it was previously. After all, market leading brands like Dell and Samsung sell powerful and high-performance laptops priced between $200 and $600, while the rise of business outsourcing […]