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How Do I Ensure My Cloud Data Is Secure?

Posted by Scott Breitman on March 11, 2019

Cloud storage can refer to both large public cloud storage options run by companies like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, as well as smaller private clouds run by individual businesses. Large public clouds like those run by Google have been popular because of their convenience and almost ubiquitous presence. ... Read More

Topics: computer security, data backup, cloud data

How to Safely and Easily Upload & Store Your Photos Online

Posted by Mike Hurt on February 8, 2018

One of the things most people use computers and cell phones for nowadays is taking and storing digital photos. This can be a giant step forward from the shoeboxes of yellowing Polaroids, or it can be a disaster waiting to happen. If you’re storing your digital photos and videos on your ... Read More

Topics: data backup

You Could Lose Everything If You Don’t Back Up Your Data

Posted by Mike Hurt on January 22, 2018

As the saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes. Our technicians, however, would beg to differ: hard drive failure isn’t a matter of “if” but “when.” Your computer’s hard drive won’t last forever. Unless you back it up regularly and properly, when it dies, it could take your data with it.

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Topics: data backup

Relying on Facebook for Photo Storage Is a Major Mistake

Posted by Mike Hurt on September 22, 2017

We know it's tempting to use Facebook as a repository for digital photos. Most people post their photos to this popular social media platform without a second thought. In fact, an ... Read More

Topics: data backup

My Child's Device Was Lost or Stolen! Now What?

Posted by Mike Hurt on August 8, 2017
Your child will likely lose an electronic device of some sort. Some of these devices are getting smaller with each passing year, making them easier to misplace and overlook. Add in the ... Read More

Topics: data backup

Your Photos Are in Danger!

Posted by Mike Hurt on July 25, 2017

If you store your photos on your computer's hard drive, an external hard drive, or a CD/DVD, they are in grave danger. Unfortunately, most people don’t think twice when leaving their prized pictures on such storage spaces, but it’s only a matter of time before you lose them.

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Topics: data backup

Why Your Computer Hates Summer

Posted by Mike Hurt on June 27, 2017

The warm weather is finally here in Des Moines! This is fantastic news for those of us who like to spend time outside, soaking up the sun and enjoying the beautiful weather. However, the high temperatures are terrible news for your sensitive computer. Whether you own ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, data backup

7 Ways You Can Unexpectedly Lose Data

Posted by Mike Hurt on June 13, 2017

It's late at night and you're preparing a report for an important meeting tomorrow. Suddenly, your screen goes black and you can't restart your computer. Sheer panic sets in as you realize you've lost everything—not only what you've been preparing for ... Read More

Topics: data backup

Spilled Liquid on Your Computer? There’s Still Hope!

Posted by Matt Helland on April 25, 2017

 

We’ve all been there. You’re working on that project that needs to be done by morning.  Four cups of coffee deep, trying to stay awake, and then it happens: the coffee cup falls over and its contents run all over your computer.  What do you do?

Well, that is exactly what we will ... Read More

Topics: computer repair, data backup

3 Devices Commonly Misused to Backup Computer Files

Posted by Matt Helland on January 10, 2017

 

One of the most common issues we see in the world of computer repair is failing hard drives. Unfortunately, this is an issue that is unavoidable. However, you can minimize the damage and preserve your business continuity by using a proper backup solution.

Backing up ... Read More

Topics: data backup