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Online backup service SugarSync moves to paid-only model

SugarSync no longer offers 5GB of free capacity, but the online backup site plans to release new features next year.

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Find the right backup drive for your storage needs

If coming up with a backup strategy is one of your New Year's resolutions, maybe a backup drive should be on your holiday shopping list. We can tell you what to look for.

Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

The absurdly simple guide to backing up your PC

Wherein we conceptualize the need and walk you through the deed.

Holiday travel tips: How to keep your data safe and accessible while traveling

The holidays are a great time to catch up on lingering work projects, but don’t let your data fall victim to the risks of the road.

Done with the cloud? Alternatives for online backups

Take control of your data with hard drives, services and apps.

Easy Save: 4 services that take the pain out of backups

Convenient. Affordable. Easy to manage. Our top picks offer that and other useful options.

4 ways to disaster-proof your data backups

Protect the lifeblood of your business with at least one—and ideally, two—of these proven techniques.

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Acronis True Image 2014 review: Still powerful and feature-rich, now easier to use

Acronis True Image, one of the first drive partitioning and backup programs for PCs, remains one of the best. In the 2014 version, it also just got a lot friendlier.

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Introduction to backup

Rickaber asked the Utilities forum to explain the basics of backing up