Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.
Microsoft updates its SkyDrive cloud storage service to let you sync only selected folders (but not files). This comes in handy when you're using a device with low capacity for local storage, or simply don't need to sync everything.
New Zealand entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, still facing criminal copyright charges in the U.S., is preparing to open a new storage site. Initial efforts to host the site in Gabon were thwarted, but he still plans to resume business in 2013.
The technique of using deception and manipulation to gain sufficient knowledge to dupe an unwary individual, employee or company into revealing personal information has the potential to be one of the biggest security threats in 2013 according to a security expert.
How much RAM do you need? How much storage? And how important is the processor, really?
Don't be fooled by the advertised 32GB of storage in Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT tablet. The actual amount of available storage in the $500 model is closer to 16GB.
Whether thieves or tornadoes threaten your company, protecting your assets from utter catastrophe is easier than you think.
Think all portable drives are the same? We discovered some compelling differences—both in features and in performance—when we evaluated this batch.