7 ways to back up your data … and save your bacon

Your hard drive might crash. Thieves might steal your laptop at a café. You might realize on Friday that you desperately need the now-departed Wednesday version of an important document that you significantly

Published on: August 27th, 2009 Lincoln Spector

Five Microsoft Web services that offer you a lot – and cost nothing

You'll notice that most of these services carry Microsoft's "Live" brand. If you're like most people, you're probably thoroughly confused by the Live lineup, and by what Live actually means--especially since Microsoft has

Published on: March 5th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Google’s long-awaited online storage offering coming soon

Google's long-awaited online storage tool, dubbed the Google Drive, may soon be a reality. A detailed description of the GDrive was found in a file used by Google Pack, a suite of Google

Published on: February 3rd, 2009 Ian Paul

Five fabulous apps to backup — and restore — your data

Not having backups is like flying in a combat zone without a parachute. And while online backup is clearly the wave of the future, don't wait for the future to add a backup

Published on: July 25th, 2008 Jon L. Jacobi

Mozy on over to online storage

As a work-from-home'r I figured it was high time I implemented a real backup solution. I'd uploaded work docs and other important files to online storage from time to time, and I use

Published on: May 5th, 2008 Erik Larkin