Dropbox under fire for ‘misrepresenting data security’

Cloud data storage and synchronization company Dropbox has been hit with a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission alleging that the company has deceived consumers about the level of encryption security it

Published on: May 18th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Organize your PC in five easy steps

Today is National Organize Your Home Office Day for 2011. While many will be focused on finally filing that growing pile of documents and receipts on their desk, actually implementing a filing system

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Dropbox cloud syncing service exits beta stage

Cloud sync service Dropbox has announced the final release of its client software. Dropbox 1.0 "Rainbow Shell" comes with performance increases, courtesy of a reduction in resources used by the program, as well

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Keir Thomas

How to backup your hard drive with Windows 7

No hard disk lasts forever. Even if you've never had a drive fail on you, your first experience could be just minutes away. Back up your data now, and avoid the possibility of

Published on: December 1st, 2010 Simon Williams

Five best free ways to sync your data with the Web

"Syncing to the cloud" may sound like marketing-speak, but it's actually a convenient thing to do: Upload your important files to an online server and access them from any of your other computers

Published on: July 26th, 2010 Howard Wen

Simple ways to keep your PC healthy without breaking a sweat

As you undoubtedly know, you're supposed keep your files backed up, your applications up-to-date, and your antivirus software current. Unfortunately, you are--to speak frankly--too lazy to do these tasks as thoroughly and regularly

Published on: May 20th, 2010 Patrick Miller