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Screensaver LazySave Backs Up While Your PC Is Idle

Basic backup application LazySave runs as a screensaver. It's a brilliant idea, but the implementation needs work.

Day 25: Don't Lose Your Google Docs Data

You need to take some precautions to make sure you still have access to your data even if Google Docs is unavailable or a crash wipes out your data.

Keep File Dates Intact When Restoring Data From Mozy

If you use Mozy to back up your files, you'll want to make a note of this minor glitch if the time comes to restore them.

The Importance of Syncing Critical Data to the Cloud

Local backups are a good start, but if you want absolute protection for your priceless data, a secondary, cloud backup is essential. Here's why.

Another Gotcha With Offsite Backups

When off-site backups meet bandwidth caps.

Startups Offer Tools to Ease IT's Pain

If you want to know what IT tools and technologies you'll be using in a few years, it pays to keep an eye on startups that are focused on business tech.

How to Keep Local Access to Your Data During Cloud Outages

When the cloud goes down, where is your data? Here's how to balance the benefits of the cloud with the security of knowing your data is still at home on your machine.

What Your Business Can Learn from the Amazon Cloud Outage

Small businesses don’t need to fear the cloud, but do need to take steps to be ready for potential cloud challenges.

Strange Cobian Backup Installation Option

Tyl604 asked the Answer Line forum what the Cobian Backup installation program means when it asks for a domain name and password

Archive and Access Old Tweets with TweetBackup

Don't let your Twitter musings fade into Internet oblivion. Free service TweetBackup automatically backs up your posts, then lets you export them for future reference.