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BitTorrent Sync can now back up your Netgear NAS

Netgear is the first network-attached storage vendor to support the BitTorrent Sync protocol.

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Why you don’t need to encrypt your backup

You should back up all of your data files and encrypt the sensitive ones that you don’t want other people to read. But that doesn’t mean you have to encrypt the backup.

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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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Recover files from a dead PC

Your PC no longer boots. Here's how to recover the vital files trapped inside.

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The right way to set up a new PC

That new machine isn't truly ready for business until you complete these steps.

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If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?

What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.

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Your backup drive needs a backup plan: Three ways to safeguard the data

Files on your backup drive may be as vulnerable as those on your PC, unless you take some important precautions.

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Corsair unveils USB stick to back up smartphone, tablet

The USB OTG standard shows future of portable drives.

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Smart (and easy) resolutions for a happy, high-tech 2014

Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.

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My hard drive is making scary sounds

A noisy hard drive is probably a dying hard drive. Here's how to get the files off before time runs out.