Backing up your data onto external hard drives has been common for many years now and these storage units have been getting cheaper as the years have progressed. However, an external hard drive or USB thumb drive can always be lost or damaged so you will never have full peace of mind that your data is really safe. This is where online data backup services come in.
- IDrive Basic provides 5 GB Free Online Backup
- Free 5.5 GB Online Storage Space at SugarSync
- How to Use Dropbox – The Best Free File Storage Service
There is also the added advantage of being able to send large files and folders to be people via this method. If online data storage is new to you then check out our infographic below for a visual ‘ABC’ guide.
via Infographic labs