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CrashPlan+: Reliable cloud backup and online storage

CrashPlan+ is a cloud-based online backup program that offers three ways to access saved data: through an iOS app, through desktop software, or through CrashPlan’s website.

Solo G3 is fire- and water-proof

If you are paranoid about a natural disaster or a freak accident destroying your beloved files, then the Solo G3 may be the perfect storage solution for you.

Gem Update: FreeSpace 1.1 improves drive monitoring and management

FreeSpace is a handy menu-bar utility for keeping an eye on your free drive space, as well as for quickly accessing and unmounting volumes. Version 1.1 provides a number of improvements that make it even more useful.

Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo

The My Book Thunderbolt Duo isn’t the fastest, most impressive Thunderbolt drive available, but it may be fast enough for some users, especially those who perform general, everyday tasks such as email, Web access, and office tasks.

Helium 1TB portable hard drive offers hardware encryption

The Iomega Helium, is a sleek, pocket-sized portable hard drive with a durable aluminum case. It offers users easy, on-the-go access to all of their files.

Retrospect's long and twisted road

Launched in 1989, it was once the most successful backup app for the Mac. Then it it was passed from one corporate owner to another in a series of mergers and acquisitions. Through it all, Retrospect managed to survive. Here's how.

Retrospect 9.0: powerful backup for professionals, organizations

Retrospect 9.0 is a powerful, reliable backup for organizations that require more than simple desktop-grade solutions. But it might take a system administrator to see the beauty beneath its flawed interface.

Apple releases update that resolves Time Machine issue

Apple issued a supplemental update on Monday to fix an issue found when trying to restore a Mac from a Time Machine backup.

Thai floods catapult Seagate into hard drive market lead

Seagate technology for the first time in two years, Seagate technology reclaimed the throne as the leading hard disk drive suppler, usurping Western Digital's lead after devastating floods in Thailand last year.

Create a bootable Lion install drive for newer Macs

If your Mac was released after Lion, it's not quite as easy to make a bootable Lion install disc or drive, but it's still possible. We've got the complete instructions.