Using Web Based Services to Do a Laptop Data Backup

by Rod Dunne December 11, 2011

Increases in broadband speeds have helped make online laptop data backup services more viable. Users can now rapidly backup/upload files to online servers. In this article I’ll show you what is involved in using one of these services and some of the benefits and drawbacks associated with them. Prior to 10 years ago these types (more)

Using Software to Do a Laptop Data Backup

by Rod Dunne December 9, 2011

Doing a laptop data backup frequently is generally highly recommended, but few users manage to keep making backups after an initial few attempts. The problem often is that it can be a laborious task. Luckily, synchronization software makes this activity quite simple. In this post, I’ll show you how to use these tools along with (more)

Laptop Data Backup Approaches: Local Copies Vs. Online Services

by Rod Dunne April 3, 2011

The two principal ways to do a laptop data backup are to make a local copy (e.g. synchronize the laptop data to an external hard drive) or upload data to a backup server. Here I look at the pros and cons of both approaches to show how each can be suited to different types of (more)

Laptop Data Backup Services: Using Online Solutions

by Rod Dunne March 8, 2011

Laptop data backup services have started to spring up on the web more frequently nowadays. While many users will still make local copies on CD or external hard disk drives, the online backup services can prove to be invaluable for those traveling with their laptop on the road. In this article I’ll show you the (more)

Laptop Data Backup Tools: Making Local Duplicates

by Rod Dunne January 25, 2011

The traditional way to do a laptop data backup has always been to make local copies to CD or an external hard drive. While this approach is a little antiquated and harks back to techniques that have been used for decades, it is still very valid today. Here I’ll show you what software utilities to (more)

Computer Backup Options | Choosing Local Versus an Online Computer Backup

by Rod Dunne December 21, 2010

Doing a data backup should be a critical part of every PC owner’s regular computer repair and maintenance activities. There are currently two computer backup options to choose from (a) using an online computer backup service and (b) local backups that use computer backup programs to synchronized files. Here, we’ll take a look at the (more)

Laptop Data Backup: Using Online Services Versus Local Copies

by Rod Dunne August 17, 2010

The main laptop and computer backup options to consider these days are to either copy your files to a local network/hard-drive/CD/DVD or consider the more modern approach of uploading files to a web-based service. Here, we’ll look at the pros and cons of each approach to highlight which types of user they might ideally suit. (more)

Photo Backup – Software, Tips and Tricks

by Rod Dunne July 15, 2010

It is unfortunate to say, but you only really understand the value of using a photo backup approach after you lose some photos due to a power surge, accidental deletion, computer error or virus damage. This article looks into the local and online photo backup options available, the pros and cons of each and some (more)