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– PC Backup

The Beginner's Guide to PC Backup – By Eric Griffith au.pcmag.com

We all know we're supposed to back up our data. It's essential to a person's well-being and peace of mind, and one copy of a file on your computer does not a backup make. Redundancy, people, redundancy!


How to Backup a Computer to External Hard Drive? – By backupeverything.co.uk

Backup a Computer – Even though it may seem a great idea to gather all of the important files in one folder and let it reside safely over any local storage directory, but this is not true for every situation. With the growing influence of the Internet of Things, our data has been exposed to various vulnerabilities. Whether it’s a drive failure or system corruption or any cyber-attack, data is the only thing that suffers a lot.


How to Clone a Hard Drive on Windows & Mac – By Ivan Belcic avg.com

Cloning your hard drive creates a perfect one-to-one copy, fully bootable and exactly like the original. You’ll want to clone your drive if you’re backing up valuable data, migrating to a shiny new computer, or upgrading to a solid-state drive (SSD). Learn how to clone your hard drive on Windows computers and Macs with our step-by-step guide.

Twilio Authy gets facelift and new name

Twilio Authy gets facelift and new name but is still the authenticator app everybody loves – By Nabeel Saeed twilio.com

In the five years since acquiring Authy, Twilio has increased its focus on ensuring trust and empowering secure communications between customers and their end users. Meanwhile, Authy continues its mission of providing those end users a secure means of authenticating their identities and actions. Back then, we chose to keep the brands separate, but over the years, as Twilio and Authy converged in their missions, customers and users expressed confusion around the relationship between the two. So, earlier this year we announced that we’re finally going to merge the two brands, renaming the app to Twilio Authy.

What’s in a name?

31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About

31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About – By gizmodo.com

You’d have to be really, really bored to devote some time to scrolling through all the settings on your phone or laptop—so the devices you rely on every day may well offer a selection of options and features that you’re completely unaware of. Here’s a rundown of 31 of the best lesser-known settings that you might find useful.

Chromebook vs Laptop: Which One to Buy

Chromebook vs Laptop: Which One to Buy – By Arjun Sha beebom.com

Chromebook has emerged from its niche category and it’s no longer just for kids and students. OEMs are now making Chromebooks with powerful internals that would easily rival against the best laptops based on Windows and macOS. Further, Google recently announced Linux support and brought many UI improvements to make Chrome OS a desktop-class operating system. Keeping all the points in mind, it seems Chromebook is finally ready to face the competition. So in this article, we bring you a detailed analysis on the clash between Chromebook vs laptop. From performance to battery life and user interface, we have compared both Chromebook and laptop in a comprehensive manner. So without losing a moment, let’s find out who wins the battle of Chromebook vs laptop in 2020.

Reset Your Computer Once a Year for a Happier Life

Reset Your Computer Once a Year for a Happier Life – By David Nield wired.com

Resetting your laptop is one of the most powerful munitions you've got in your troubleshooting armory. It puts your Windows, macOS, or Chrome OS computer back to the state it was in when you first got it home from store, and that means you've got none of the clutter, or bugs, that may have built up in the time since.

Laptop vs. Chromebook: Which portable computer is best

Laptop vs. Chromebook: Which portable computer is best in 2020 – By Joshua Goldman cnet.com

Chromebooks are laptops and two-in-ones running on Google's Chrome operating system. The hardware might look like any other laptop, but the minimalistic, web-browser-based Chrome OS is a different experience from the Windows and MacOS laptops you're likely used to. Whether you're considering switching to one from a Windows laptop or MacBook, your kid received one from their school or you're simply Chrome OS curious, here's everything you need to know. 

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