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The Pros and Cons of Using Online Storage to Backup Your Data

The Pros and Cons of Using Online Storage to Backup Your Data

With data cards capable of holding thousands of photos and more people turning to digital music, finding a way to store all those digital files in a convenient way is becoming more of a challenge. Servers capable of holding terabytes of information are available, but accessing what they contain requires being physically connected to them. Cloud storage is a possible solution, provided the proper p... »

Four Dropbox Alternatives For Linux Users

Four Dropbox Alternatives For Linux Users

Being a Linux user is great, you have freedom to do what you want with your machine, you can theme it, change it and even re-write the code if you like. However, because of the relative lack of popularity among the Linux community, there are times when we don’t quite have all the applications and services available to other operating systems like Windows or Mac. Most people know Dropbox, and... »

ownCloud 5 Released

ownCloud 5 Released

ownCloud, the open source cloud syncing and backup service have today announced the release of version 5 of their server side management system. Being version 5, this is obviously a major release with many improvements to not only the user interface but also under the hood. For those that aren’t familiar with ownCloud, ownCloud is a service similar to other cloud storage and syncing services... »

UpdraftPlus – The Best Backup Plugin For Your WordPress Site

UpdraftPlus – The Best Backup Plugin For Your WordPress Site

WordPress is a fantastic tool that allows us to create brilliant websites with literally just a few clicks. But even though it’s very simple to get started using WordPress, it does take a lot of work maintaining a website. That’s why it is very important to ensure that all that hard work doesn’t go to waste if something goes wrong. A while back I wrote about how to effectively se... »

How To Best Backup Your Computer

Working as an IT professional for around 8 years now, I have had a lot of experience in the IT world. Unfortunately one of the biggest oversights people make are backups – or should I say, lack of them. It is common for companies to backup their servers so that important, business critical information is backed up and secure. But what about your holiday pictures from last year, the pictures ... »