It’s time to work on some important files you have stored on an external drive. You plug it into your computer and… nothing. No windows open, and no hard drive icon appears. You feel a sense of dread. “Have I lost everything?” What do you do next? Whether your drive...
Have you ever deleted the wrong file or lost important information after a computer crash? You can’t go back in time, but data recovery software gives you an excellent chance at retrieving your lost files. Piriform Recuva Professional, from the people who originally developed CCleaner, will do just that. Unlike...
Quick Summary Have you ever lost some important files, and the person you asked for help just gives you a lecture about the importance of backups? Frustrating, isn’t it. Backups are important, but it’s too late now. What you really need is a solution that can get your missing files...
Quick Summary You keep valuable documents, photos, and media files on your computer, so you need to back it up. Every computer is vulnerable to failure, and you need to make a second copy before disaster strikes. Your backup will be even safer if you keep it offsite. Backblaze provides unlimited...
Quick Summary Passwords are the keys that keep our online valuables safe, whether that’s our personal information our money. The problem is, it’s difficult to remember so many of them, so it’s tempting to make them simpler, or use the same one for every site, or write them all down...
Quick Summary How many passwords can you remember? You have one for each social media account and bank account, one for your internet service provider and telecommunications company, one for each gaming platform and messaging app you use, not to mention Netflix and Spotify. And that’s just the start! Many...
Time Machine is Apple’s computer backup system. It’s built into every Mac. The app’s purpose is to make backup easy: you set it up, and then it works without you thinking about it. After the initial backup, Time Machine only has to deal with the files you created and...
Quick Summary We use passwords like keys to keep our valuables safe and privacy secure online. A great many of the sites we visit every day need us to log in, requiring yet another password. How do we keep track of them all? Keeping them on a piece of paper...
Quick Summary So much of what we do today is online: banking and shopping, consuming media, chatting with friends, and playing games. That creates many accounts and memberships, and each one requires a password. To manage it all, some people use the same simple password for every site, while others...
Quick Summary dr.fone is an all-around software for managing data on your iOS and Android devices. It can recover your deleted files, backup saved data, and restore it to another device. Additionally, dr.fone offers a number of useful tools such as lock screen removal, rooting, screen recording, and more to...