Why you need to invest in a robust business backup strategy

Data is the lifeblood of any business. In an ideal world, losing it wouldn’t be a concern. But the reality is your data is at risk – at risk of security breaches, hardware failure, natural disasters, and even employee error.

So, how can you safeguard your data? With a robust business backup strategy.

Let’s take a […]

The best online backup services

Online backup services can benefit the everyday computer user – as well as small businesses – for many reasons: they are convenient, secure, and immune to natural disasters.

Because of their popularity, the market is saturated with companies offering cloud-based backup. In this article, we’ll share with you the three best online backup services in […]

The difference between cloud backup and cloud file syncing

Want to use a cloud-based service to back up your important files? Great choice. Cloud backup services are secure, flexible, and reliable, especially when paired with a secondary physical backup.

Do keep in mind, however, that not all cloud file storage services are the same. In fact, there’s quite a difference between cloud back and […]

How to Choose the Best Storage Solution for your Business

Eventually, your small business will need more storage space. Digital data – including photos, documents, emails, graphics, audio files, videos, spreadsheets, and databases – are the foundation of most modern-day companies.

What’s more, the need for increased capacity extends beyond data storage. A number of additional factors are impacting businesses hunger for space:

More sophisticated […]

Do you really need a battery backup for your PC?

A little while ago, we covered the dangers of power surges, blackouts, and other sudden losses of electricity. In short, electrical anomalies can cause serious harm to your PC. To minimise the risk of electrical damage, many opt for a surge protector or battery backup (uninterruptible power supply, or UPS).

If you would like to […]

8 ways to clean up your digital photo collection

Gone are the days of traditional albums – now, photographs are stored on our computers and phones. The problem is, we don’t always organise our digital photos effectively.

In this article, we’ll share with you eight ways to clean up your photo collection, so you can quickly and easily access your family memories.
1. Delete duplicates
Some […]

Synology NAS: How to setup and start using your NAS device

Synology is a brand of NAS storage that we always recommend to home users. These devices are flexible and very user-friendly. In this article, we’ll walk you through the preliminary setup process, from taking the device out of the box to familiarising yourself with the DiskStation Manager interface.

Before we get started, let’s quickly cover […]

6 Reasons to Use NAS for Data Storage and Backup

There’s no denying it – more and more of our digital lives are moving onto the cloud. While there are a whole host of benefits that come along with cloud computing, it’s only natural to feel a little apprehensive sharing all of your data with a third-party company.

If only there was a way to […]

How to Backup Your Mac with Time Machine

Have you got a solid data backup system in place that protects the files, photos, and important documents saved on your Mac from hard drive failures?

If not, we suggest getting started with Time Machine. Time Machine is Mac’s in-built backup software.

In this article, we’ll walk you through the backup process step by step. If […]

Cloud Computing: What is ‘the Cloud’?

The cloud, cloud storage, cloud computing – you might’ve heard these terms before, but what exactly do they mean?

In this article, we’ll explain what the cloud actually is, and how you can use the cloud to streamline your computer-use.
What is the Cloud?
Put simply, the cloud is the internet. When something is stored on the […]