Tag: Backups

When is Old Hardware Too Old? Backups and Tech Regrets – HGG387

   Pulling from Facebook and the mail bag this week, Jim and Mike spend some time wondering, how old is too old when it comes to computer hardware?  We also have a lengthy discussion on backup solutions, cloud storage with OneDrive and Google Drive and Mike admits he is getting out of the family… Continue reading

The APC 1000VA Power Saving Green Back-UPS XS – with LCD Display

A UPS is a device that you don’t know you need, until you need it.  A UPS or uninterruptible power supply is an in house battery back up that provides emergency power to your computer (or anything else you plug into it) when your utilities fail.  Here in Bellevue where I live, we get sudden drops in power all the time, so for years I have used small UPS units to protect my PCs.  It been a great system and has worked very well. Last Thursday we had storm roll through that caused a short power outage followed by a

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Google “Likes”+1, World Backup Day, Data Recovery, Android, and Facebook users get E-Mail and Movie Streaming? – HT019

Jim, Christian and Andrew get together for this edition of the Home Tech Podcast. After some listener feedback, and an update on the Stuxnet Virus from Mark Russinovich’s blog, the guys talk about Google’s upcoming “+1” service – when signed into your Google account, you will be able to “Use +1 to give something your… Continue reading

Home Server Show #120 Backups Dissected

News is going to be slow until the next beta release of Vail but we do have a couple of items for you.  On an exciting note the HSS Forums has opened up to Developers who want to control testing of their Add-Ins.  John is back and the ustream chat was lively.  AJ joins to talk about his backup article and we go over a lot of different options for Windows Home Server backups, retention, restoring, cloud backups, etc.   The Full Show and Show Notes at http://homeservershow.com/the-home-server-show-120-backups-dissected.html

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