Storage

Get a free year of unlimited online backup from CrashPlan for a single computer or for up to 10 computers for $50

By at 11 October, 2012, 10:33 am

If you’ve been curious about cloud backup but haven’t known where to start or want to keep your costs down, CrashPlan out of Minneapolis has a special going for folks who use Carbonite backup which gives them a year of free CrashPlan single computer backup which usually runs $49.99. Rick Broida at CNET wrote about this last month in his article CrashPlan offers Carbonite users a free year of cloud backup “But Nerino you ask, I don’t use Carbonite so what good does this do me?”

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Google Announces Google Drive – Finally!

By at 24 April, 2012, 12:16 pm

Thanks to liliputing for being one of the first to announce that Google has finally released it’s much rumored and awaited Google Drive. For years, users of Gmail and Google Docs waited for the ability to use their accounts to store more than just email and documents. That day has finally arrived with Google’s official introduction of the service on it’s blog. You know can store up to 5GB of not only the documents you create using Google Docs, but your videos, photos, PDFs and more.

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Pogoplug Pro Dirt Cheap through 8/26/2011

By at 25 August, 2011, 5:45 pm

Here in Wisconsin, there’s been discussion about about NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. NAS devices are a great way to expand storage, make files accessible across the network, backup and some even provide access to their files over the internet. If you would like to access your files from your network or the web and if you already have one or several external hard drives (up to 4), one option is to use a Pogoplug device.

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Are there Alternatives to Dropbox?

By at 8 July, 2011, 4:39 pm

Dropbox has quickly become a widely used product and service with a good reputation at least up until recently. In the last few months, Dropox has made a number of misstatements and gaffes regarding who has access to your data and to what extent that Dropbox could make of it. From a lawyers perspective, Dropbox should not be used for confidential or other sensitive data unless it’s been encrypted prior to uploading to your Dropbox account.

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The Unofficial Guide to Dropbox Now Available

By at 23 November, 2010, 12:03 pm

I’m a big fan of Dropbox and wrote about this terrific tool in my recent post Dropbox: Have you Got Yours? With consummate timing, the folks at Makeuseof.com posted an article entitled The First Unofficial Guide to Dropbox , making available for free download or online reading, Matt Smith’s Using the Magic Pocket: A Dropbox Manual ebook.

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