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5 Personal Cloud Storage Options Compared for 2020

Whether you’re using a personal computer or smartphone with iOS or Android installed, building a personal website or hosting your business’s website on a free VPS service, you’re probably already using a personal cloud storage service. Most Windows 10 PCs now come pre-installed with OneDrive, Apple users will be all-too-familiar with iCloud and anyone with a Google account will have access to Google Docs. These online file storage options free up our computers and hard drives and add an extra level of protection against data loss. Now, dozens of personal cloud storage options are available on the market and they’re

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Internet Archive Adds Games, a New 100TB SSD and New Backup Solutions – HGG348

Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #348 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #348 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg348 Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Internet Archive, Gaming, Hard Drives, SSD, Backup, Pixel 2, Project Fi News Jim – The Internet Archive

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The Home Gadget Geeks Guide to Cloud Storage

With all the cloud and private cloud offerings that have come out recently, I thought it would be helpful to lay them out in some kind of matrix that I could update as things change.  Below is what I have seen to date.  If you know of one that I have missed to needs to be updated, please email podcast@theAverageGuy.tv and I will post the update. Updated September 1, 2014 Here are the costs of storing it in the cloud (Using a shared Excel Web App not doubt!) Click here to open: http://sdrv.ms/12j9ZOl A couple of services that help you

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unRAID in Ten Minutes on Home Tech Tips – HTT001

The tipsters from jpeg2raw.com (@jpeg2raw) – Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw), Tim Kemperle and Ces White joins Jim (@jcollison) to kick off the new Home Tech Tips #1.  We cover the product from Lime Tech http://lime-technology.com/ with unRAID. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Listen Mobile:     unRAID – http://lime-technology.com/ The unRAID Server OS takes a different spin on RAID systems and has many advantages. Mix and match your drives of

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Do We Need Another Drive Extender? A First Look at PoolHD from Anvil AG

A new Drive Extender offering is on the market.  PoolHD from Anvil AG http://poolhd.com/ is making a run at the expandable storage market with PoolHD and a promise that it will be simple, fast and infinite.  The first version was released June 18, 2013.  With a starting price of $12.95USD and a Windows Home Server 2011 / Windows Server 2012 Addin scheduled to release on June 26, 2013, the offering looks interesting. I am using a Window 7 VM with 2GB of RAM on top of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard w Hyper-V role.  The VM has a 60GB OS

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Listener Takes a Stab at Cloud Storage: Hybrid Storage Explored

I have been saying on Home Tech for some time now that we are still in the early offerings of cloud storage and that the market continues to drive towards more space for less money, a huge benefit for the consumer.  I have been working on a crowd sourced Cloud Storage Know It Guyde since September of 2012 to attempt to keep track of it all.  Recently in our Facebook group, one of the members documented his use of free or inexpensive cloud storage.  I hope you find it as interesting as I did.  Leave you comments below and if

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