Jon Jacobi is a musician, former x86/6800 programmer, and long-time computer enthusiast. He writes reviews on TVs, SSDs, dash cams, remote access software, Bluetooth speakers, and sundry other consumer-tech hardware and software.
Nexar's uber-classy One dash cam leverages all the latest technologies including phone connectivity and online storage. The latter, however, is required and subscription-based. Also, captures are so-so for 4K and we experienced serious issues getting video off the camera.
NovaBackup offers a very appealing backup proposition: local file and image backups as well as cloud storage with one program. Alas, the latter is extremely expensive, so not a great fit for the average end-user.
After an attractive new interface was introduced with version 7 of R-Drive Image, the newest iteration is improved with the addition of VHD support to make recovery for Windows users program-independent, as well as WinPE boot disc for better boot-time Windows support.
We love the Samsung T7 Shield 4TB's capacity, excellent performance, weather resistance and svelte, handsome design. It's not the cheapest external 10Gbps SSD on the market, but quite arguably the best.
Remote desktop software makes it possible to control another PC from afar, whether you want to help a relative troubleshoot a nagging software issue, transfer files, or install software across a fleet of business PCs. Luckily there are worthy options to meet a range of scenarios. Read on for our top picks.
The best free backup software or online service balances good features with enough storage space to protect your valuable data. We've tested the major players so you can find the best one for you. Read on for our reviews.