How Do I Backup My Computer?

Backing up your computer regularly might not seem like an important task – that is, until your computer is infected with malware or crashes. Saving important files to an external drive can be the difference between saving important documents and memorable photos to the devastation of losing everything stored on your device. Typically, the hardest part of backing up your …

Is Cloud Storage Safe?

We’re constantly creating, sharing and storing tons of information on our computers and other Internet-connected devices. And whether it’s family photos or financial documents, all that information takes up space. That’s where cloud storage comes in. Unlike your computer’s hard drive, cloud storage allows you to keep a virtually unlimited amount of information online. And more and more people are …

Cloud Storage vs. External Hard Drive

It’s important to regularly backup computer files. If your internal hard drive is compromised or is somehow damaged, backup software allows you to access all your data stored on an external hard drive or in cloud storage. So which option is best for you?   Online backup services let you access the cloud Cloud storage allows you to access files …

What Is An External Hard Drive?

Rory Hilson   An external hard drive, also known as a portable hard drive, is a hard drive that is outside of the actual computer. A hard drive is the part of the computer that holds the system’s data. In order for the computer to run, it requires an operating system and programs – all of which are held on …

What Is Cloud Storage?

Cloud storage is a service that allows users to access and manage data over a network. Typically, third parties host the remote location where users can maintain information. When users access “the cloud” through this backup software, they can access, edit, add and delete the data.   How does cloud storage work? Cloud storage systems are hosted in what’s called …