Though really designed for IT, the free version of CloudBerry Backup is super handy for backing up to, or syncing between online services. It does local backup as well, although the means may not be immediately obvious.
Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it's missing a few features consumers will find essential.
Toshiba's RC100 PCIe 3.0 x2 NVMe SSD is small, thin, light, energy-efficient, and a nice upgrade for your laptop or other portable device.
For $90, the Z-Edge Z4 dash cam offers great basics, HDR, and a wide-aspect captures. It's also easy to use. The only thing missing is GPS.
MultCloud syncs data among multiple online services or even your local NAS box, for the low, low price of free.
Kingston's A1000 was considered a budget drive before faster drives showed up—for about the same price.
Windows is plagued by backup software that's difficult to understand and use. Where is the elegant three-step solution that's been offered by Apple for over a decade now?
The Sandisk Extreme Pro is targeted at creative types and power users with lots of big files to store. It offers top-tier performance for only a little more than an entry-level drive.
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A great NVMe SSD unless you regularly copy very large files, then look into WD's Black NVMe.
There's no faster NVMe SSD available to the mass market than Samsung's 970 Pro, but its extra 10 percent of performance costs quite a bit.
There is no higher-quality video player available for Windows. It's a bit pricey, but PowerDVD Ultra is also the only software that can play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs on your computer.
With backups to, from, and between numerous online storage vendors as well as to your local network and direct attached storage, CloudBerry Backup is the Swiss Army knife of data safety. There's a free version for those that just want file backup, but things get expensive from there.
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