Category Archives: Storage / file backup

Unlimited online file and hard drive backup – Mozy and Carbonite

Unlimited backup to the internetI have recently been thinking a lot about how terrible it would be to lose all of the data on my computer’s hard drives if something bad ever happened to my computer (e.g., flood, fire, computer crash, etc.) As such, I began looking for cheap yet reliable online backup programs. Alas, a few good (and relatively cheap) options are finally available! They have actually been around for quite a while now, but I say they are “finally” available because they now feature unlimited storage space, their interfaces and websites are much more polished than they used to be, and they have a firm user base that they have been able to work with to iron the bugs out.
NOTE: Mozy no longer offers unlimited storage space. My review here of their service is still valid, except that they now have different price tiers for various storage sizes. This is unfortunate 🙁 Continue reading Unlimited online file and hard drive backup – Mozy and Carbonite

CD, DVD, or Hard Drive reading, writing, or burning too slowly

Despite the many projects that I should have put on my blog lately, I have been too busy to add them and I haven’t been taking pictures of the projects anyway. However, I came across a common computer inconvenience today that sometimes can be difficult to solve. The good thing was that I have experienced this particular problem before, so it was easy to fix. Furthermore, since it was an easy fix, it will be a quick one to add to the blog, too! Continue reading CD, DVD, or Hard Drive reading, writing, or burning too slowly