Is Dropbox Secure? 9 Ways To Make The File Sharing Service Safer To Use
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on December 28, 2017 at 12:13 pm
Is Dropbox Secure? 9 Ways To Make The File Sharing Service Safer To Use

Edward Snowden called Dropbox “hostile to privacy”, we take a look at some of the issues and explain how you you can make the service more secure.

How long do hard drives last for?
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on August 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm
How long do hard drives last for?

How long should a hard drive last? That depends on factory defects, vibration, utilization, heat, and what brand it is.

What is disaster recovery and how do you plan for it?
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on January 23, 2017 at 12:23 pm
What is disaster recovery and how do you plan for it?

Is your business ready to handle a major loss event? Disaster recovery is about more than just data backups. Here’s everything you need to know.

How to build your own cloud storage server at a fraction of the cost
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on October 28, 2016 at 11:54 am
How to build your own cloud storage server at a fraction of the cost

Cloud storage can get very expensive. If you want a lot of storage for not a lot of money follow our tutorial and build your own.

4 tools to torrent on a Chromebook, Chrome OS, and Chrome browser
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on August 17, 2016 at 9:04 pm
4 tools to torrent on a Chromebook, Chrome OS, and Chrome browser

Chromebook and Chrome OS users can torrent using one of the four tools we’ve detailed on this list: Bitport.io, Put.io, JSTorrent, or Bitford.

Why cloud backup needs a privacy charter
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on January 6, 2016 at 8:53 am
Why cloud backup needs a privacy charter

We lay out a charter of sorts that anyone to whom privacy is a concern should demand from their cloud backup provider.

How to use IFTTT to back up more than just files and folders to the cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on December 11, 2015 at 2:05 pm
How to use IFTTT to back up more than just files and folders to the cloud

We’ll look at a few examples of how IFTTT can store stuff in the cloud using either Dropbox or Google Drive, then you can experiment from there.

The best apps to encrypt your files before uploading to the cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on November 17, 2015 at 11:40 pm
The best apps to encrypt your files before uploading to the cloud

Several apps allow you to encrypt your data before uploading to the cloud, ensuring that only you can decrypt your files. We’ve compiled a list of such apps for your perusal.

How to figure out what country your cloud data is stored in
By in Cloud and Online Backup, VPN & Privacy, on November 13, 2015 at 10:12 pm
How to figure out what country your cloud data is stored in

Do you know where your cloud data is stored? We’ve come up with a method to track your data transfer to its geographic destination.

Tech giants bet on hybrid cloud, Amazon doubles down on public cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on November 5, 2015 at 5:42 pm
Tech giants bet on hybrid cloud, Amazon doubles down on public cloud

Legacy tech giants look to gain a foothold in the enterprise hybrid cloud market, but public cloud leader Amazon calls it a short-term pipe dream.

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