Ashampoo releases WinOptimizer 8 with improved performance and live tuning
March 31, 2011 – 11:41 | Comments Off on Ashampoo releases WinOptimizer 8 with improved performance and live tuning
Ashampoo releases WinOptimizer 8 with improved performance and live tuning

Everyone wants to keep their computer running as smoothly as possible, where possible avoiding the need to upgrade hardware. Over the years, Ashampoo has built up a reputation of producing easy to use software that …

Back up your Mac effortlessly with Carbon Copy Cloner
March 25, 2011 – 14:33 | Comments Off on Back up your Mac effortlessly with Carbon Copy Cloner
Back up your Mac effortlessly with Carbon Copy Cloner

Yes, we know, Apple has backup covered with its Time Machine utility. It’s elegant enough, but it’s not always the best way to back up your system, seeing as you have little control over the …

Wuala releases free iPhone app
March 16, 2011 – 14:18 | Comments Off on Wuala releases free iPhone app
Wuala releases free iPhone app

Swiss online backup provider Wuala, which is part-owned by hard-drive manufacturer Lacie, has released a new iOS app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Wuala for iPhone/iPad is a free download from the Apps store …

AVG enters online backup market with LiveKive
March 15, 2011 – 13:38 | Comments Off on AVG enters online backup market with LiveKive
AVG enters online backup market with LiveKive

AVG has launched a beta of its brand new online backup service, LiveKive. LiveKive will offer cloud-based backup, synchronising and file-sharing for its users, and the beta version launches with a one-size-fits-all free storage plan …

10 ways to get the perfect backup
March 14, 2011 – 17:58 | Comments Off on 10 ways to get the perfect backup
10 ways to get the perfect backup

Backing up should be mandatory, but people continue to run the risk of losing their data. However, a poorly thought out back-up plan could prove equally as devastating as following no backup plan at all. …

Quick tip: access your computer’s backups from your iPhone or iPad
March 7, 2011 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Quick tip: access your computer’s backups from your iPhone or iPad
Quick tip: access your computer’s backups from your iPhone or iPad

Online backup providers are ten-a-penny these days, so to find your own unique selling point in an increasingly crowded market takes a little bit of thought. SpiderOak has been selling online backup space for around …

Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011
March 4, 2011 – 06:12 | Comments Off on Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011
Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011

The clue is in the title: Acronis Backup and Security is actually a compilation of two separate products: there’s TrueImage Home 2011 with Acronis Online Backup for backups, and Acronis Internet Security 2011 offering protection …

Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
March 3, 2011 – 09:39 | Comments Off on Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
Backup your Google account with BackupGoo

Few people give a second thought to files and data stored in the cloud, but just like local data, it is important to backup online information. The recent problems suffered by Google highlights the importance …

Acronis Backup and Security 2011 released
February 24, 2011 – 06:34 | Comments Off on Acronis Backup and Security 2011 released
Acronis Backup and Security 2011 released

Acronis has released a compilation of two of its standalone products under the moniker, Acronis Backup and Security 2011. Boasting a price tag of $69.99, it compromises Acronis True Image Home 2011, the celebrated drive-imaging …

Quick tip: back up your hard drive quickly and easily – for free
February 14, 2011 – 12:59 | Comments Off on Quick tip: back up your hard drive quickly and easily – for free
Quick tip: back up your hard drive quickly and easily – for free

You can never have too many backups, and when it comes to backing up you need two different types of backup tool for the best results. When it comes to protecting your precious files – …

Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional
February 11, 2011 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional
Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional

Upgrading your hard drive used to be a time-consuming process, where you’d spend hours reinstalling and reconfiguring Windows and all your applications.
Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional offers a simpler approach, though. Its straightforward wizards allow …