One of the most popular ways to back up data is with an NAS. However, there are many other reasons why a network storage device may be a good idea. Here are a few of them.
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A report from the JEDEC about SSDs suggests they might not be able to retain storage over long periods of time without power. Is this true? Let’s find out.
GlusterFS provides network storage which has the ability to be made fault-tolerant, redundant and scalable. Here’s how you can set up your own NAS.
Most smartphones (and tablets) come with phone memory range between 8 and 32 GB. Will this always be the case? How much bigger can mobile devices really get?
If you have a netbook and is now lying in a corner collecting dust, here are 7 ways that you can utilise to put your netbook to good use.
Many of the latest Android phones have done away with Micro SD card slots. These phones are great, but when they’re low on space, users have to either start deleting files or move data into the cloud. Here are five reasons why you should still be using an Android phone with Micro SD card support, rather than giving it up altogether.
Gmail comes with 15GB of storage space free of charge, but while you might think that will last you forever, as soon as you start to receive attachments, this space is very quickly eaten into. By using Attachments.me you can automatically back up your Gmail attachments so you are protected in case emails are accidentally deleted, or you need to free up a little space.
Cloud storage is a good thing, since it allows you to store a great deal of data without taking up all of your system’s storage space. It also allows you to share your files with your co-workers, or your friends, without having to send out mass emails or break up larger files into multiple parts. […]
This is a guest post by David Murton. The usability of your site largely depends on the quality of your hosting company, as well as the services included in your web hosting package. If you choose a high-bandwidth dedicated hosting package to serve a tiny blog, you’ll probably be paying for services you don’t need. […]
Gladinet is one of the best application to connect you from your desktop to the cloud. Last year about this time, we talked about how you can use it to backup and sync your Google Documents. A year later, which is now, they have released a new version of their Gladinet Cloud Desktop which brings […]
Canonical’s own cloud storage service – Ubuntu One has been quite mature in its own Ubuntu platform. The previous news was that a version of Ubuntu One for Windows is coming soon and could bring the cloud service up a notch. Well, that day has arrived. Ubuntu One for Windows is now in beta and […]
We here at Make Tech Easier have talked about many backup options. Each one has their merits and is well worth looking into. Depending on your needs, one may be better than another. That being said, SafeCopy is another automatic backup option for your Windows or Apple machine. The beauty of the automatic backups is […]
Over the past few years, more and more companies are offering web-based versions of their software. In the same manner, more options for storage in the clouds are available. Here at Make Tech Easier, we have given you several ways to back up, sync and store things. Microsoft’s Skydrive is another such option. A couple […]
It is usually easier to have things backed up or stored in the clouds than it is to remember to back up your important info. Personally, I have a weekly backup set for my laptop, but do I remember to have the app running and my external hard drive plugged in every Tuesday? Nope. Because […]