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Carbon backup for Android renamed to Helium

There was Carbon the backup app and Carbon the Twitter app. As of today however, it looks like an update for the backup app has brought some new features and some improvements along with a new name. This update has the app sitting at version 1.1.0.1, but perhaps more important is the new name -- Helium.

Verizon Cloud service launches to protect customers “valuable” data

While there are plenty of cloud solutions available for smartphone users, it seems that many users go without that peace of mind. The reasoning here could be as simple as the person not knowing about the available options, thinking they are hard to use or maybe that they are expensive. Needless to say, we are firmly in the camp of backing up our data and it seems as if Verizon Wireless is also sharing that same opinion. Enter the recently announced Verizon Cloud service.

SugarSync 2.0 update brings new features and a new look [Hands-On]

We mentioned back in December when SugarSync released the the v2.0 update in beta form and as of a bit more recently -- that app has graduated from beta and is now available in the Google Play Store. One point worth noting with the version number though, v2.0 refers to SugarSync as a service. The Android app itself has jumped to version 4.0.0. Either way, a SugarSync app update is available.

Carbon hands-on: Android’s missing backup solution

Carbon has finally arrived in the Google Play Store, ending beta testing and offering up two versions for Android users to download. Carbon is an app that can back up your data to an SD card, your PC, or the cloud, and it's a release that Android users have been waiting quite some time for. Users will have their pick from free and premium versions, with the free version obviously coming with some restricted functionality.

Carbon backup beta released with support for Android 4.0 or later

Android users now have another option when it comes to backing up their devices. Though, before everyone gets super excited, we should warn you right up front that this app is still in beta and at the moment -- it requires root. The app is called Carbon, and the nice part here, the final version will not require root.

Clickfree Mobile Backup now available for Android

Our smartphones are getting more and more complex. With hundreds and sometimes thousands of pictures, tons of video, bookmarks, contacts and even full documents. While the Android developer community has multiple backup tools, what about regular users? For those looking for a a dead simple way to automatically backup everything on your phone, we have the app for you.

HTCSense.com sync service shutting down – backup your data now

The sky is falling! Mayans predicted it! It's the end of the world as we know it! Well, nothing so dramatic - but if you rely on HTC's Sense service to back up your phone's data, it might as well be. The HTCSense.com website is receiving a major overhaul soon, and aparently it's big enough that they need to scrap just about everything they've built up so far. That means that on April 30th, all the personal data that HTC has saved for backups and emergencies will be wiped clean.

MobileGo v1 will get your contacts and more to your Android device with one click

If you are migrating to a new Android tablet or smartphone from an older device running Symbian users of devices from Nokia and other providers will be able to shoot their contacts and other phone data over to their new Android device using a new app. The new app will also allow the conversion of music and video files to a format that will play on the new Android device and lots more.

Copy Angry Birds progress to multiple devices without root & for free

What I have for you today is a little treat for all you Angry Birds fanatics out there. I know there is plenty of you. Even if you don't admit it we know you play it while your bored at work, daily. I've looked into this myself and didn't know it was possible, but we now have a way to backup your game saves and progress on all 3 versions of Angry Birds. Regular version, seasons, and Rio. So now keep your progress on your G1, Thunderbolt, and on your Motorola Xoom (or whatever devices you own) so you never have to replay all the levels unless you want to of course.
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