NoRights Podcast: S3E26 – Talking Backups Live!

  • On July 29, 2014 ·
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This week Ben and Ian talk about back up services and solutions. But first Ian brings us today’s headlines.

The liquid hard drive that could store a terabyte of data in a tablespoon of fluid. GOOGLE BUYS LIVESTREAMING SERVICE TWITCH. Mayfly Swarm Wreaks Havoc in Upper Midwest. Suspect’s Facebook post: ‘Y’all will never catch me’ (they do). How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens.

Discussing back up solutions from floppy disks to hard drives to RAID and it’s standard levels, the Ian brings up defragging with Defraggler and Ben points us to iDefrag. Then they talk about optimization with Ian sharing Ace Utilities while Ben mentions MacCleanse and CleanMyMac. The conversation moves to backup and restoring when Ian tells us about SyncBackPro as Ben talks about SuperDuper and the free Carbon Copy Cloner.

Ben then takes the lead telling us about online backup services and showing us this comparison chart. He also brings us 38 Online Backup Services Reviewed and Five Best Online Backup Services. Most lists seem topped by Backblaze, Carbonite, and CrashPlan.

For cloud services he brings us Best cloud backup: 10 online backup services tested. For Mac users iCloud as it’s built into the OS. There’s also How to build a bulletproof cloud backup system without spending a dime and setting up your own personal cloud with Pogoplug.

Finally, Ben and Ian face off in technology trivia. Who will emerge victorious? Listen in to find out!