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SOS Online Backup offers a lifeline to those concerned about data privacy

SOS owns their own storage and uses your keys for encryption. It's also reasonably priced and supports you mobile devices. What's not to love?

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Seagate Business Storage Windows Server review: No-nonsense NAS for business

Running Microsoft's Server Essentials 2012 Workgroup edition, Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server NAS box is a good fit for Windows-centric houses. But it's pricey for the features provided.

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Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive review: Not the killer storage upgrade it could be

Kudos to WD for combining SSD read performance and hard-drive capacity in a single package, but a high price tag and slow SSD write performance complicate the buying decision.

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My Passport Slim review: Solid 1TB portable hard drive, but nothing flashy

Western Digital's portable My Passport Slim is a USB 3 hard drive priced at $100.

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SSD2go review: Speedy portable solid-state drive available in an array of colors

Angelbird's SSD2go is a fast performer and you can customize the case colors to match your personality.

WD My Cloud EX4 review: Four-bay NAS wins on features, not speed

The design brings the security of RAID plus features that are good enough for business, at a price that's low enough for consumers.

WD Sentinel RX4100 review: A rack-mount NAS every SMB should consider

Western Digital's RX4100 rack-mount NAS might change the minds of small-business users about using desktop-style equipment.

G-Dock ev review: Thunderbolt speed compromised by dock's slow hard drives

While the G-Dock ev put some consideration into the design of this storage device, its performance isn't what it could be.

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Review: IDriveSync secures cloud storage

IDriveSync is an easy-to-use cloud storage and syncing solution that offers added security missing from some of its rivals. It offers both AES 256-bit and private key encryption, which will appeal to anyone who's weary of weak cloud-based security.

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QNAP TS-469 Pro review: A fast NAS box well suited to both business and pleasure

This speedy four-bay box is a fabulous storage device for SMBs and consumers alike.

Akitio Cloud Hybrid Review: Convenient NAS and USB Storage in One

Akitio's affordable box provides competent network-attached storage and direct-attached storage.

Iris Smart Kit: A Basic and Affordable Introduction to Home Automation

In part 2 of our series on easy home automation projects for the weekend warrior, we look at the Iris system from Lowes.

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LogMeIn Hamachi Gives Small Businesses Most of the VPN They Need for Free

Free for up to five users, the Hamachi hosted VPN service is certainly worth a look.

The Bat! Professional Is Not an Easier Email Client

Designed to streamline email management, The Bat! Professional fails to deliver.

KMPlayer Sleek, But Hard to Navigate

This video file player handles lots of files and has tons of options, but its interface isn't intuitive.

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