data storage

Seagate rolls out personal cloud storage devices, portable wireless drive at CES 2015

One of the many leaders in their respective industries, Seagate, has introduce new storage products: the Seagate Personal Cloud, Seagate Personal Cloud 2-Bay, and the Seagate Wireless 500GB portable wireless drive. All three storage devices function to store all your favorite and most important files. Cloud storage is becoming more popular these days not only because it is more accessible and convenient but because they are now widely being used by most people. No need for wires and cables because you can save your files to a special location wirelessly.

Bleep charging cable backs your data up while you charge

For many people, their smartphone is the place where they have all their data. Contacts for work and play are in the phone and if the phone was lost or stolen, it would be very bad indeed to lose the data for most people. A new charging cable has turned up on Indiegogo called bleep that not only charges your phone, but it also backs up the data on your phone at the same time.

Backblaze backup service now has an Android app

If you’ve been saving your digital files to the Backblaze online backup tool, you will be pleased to know that they finally have an Android app so you can access your data through your smartphone or tablet. Most data storage services, be it on an actual physical server or a cloud, needs to have this functionality as more and more users tend to be mobile most of the time and need instant access to their documents.

Selling your phone? Make sure it’s fully wiped first

If you’re the type of person who likes changing your Android phone every few months or so, chances are you’ve sold your gadget through eBay, Craiglist, or some other secondhand online stores. Before selling it, of course you tried to wipe all your data by restoring factory settings and deleting all files on the phone and memory card. But according to avast!, not all your information is completely and securely erased. They conducted a study that showed not all personal information disappears and it is scary if it will fall into the wrong hands.
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