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How To Bring Back Deleted Contacts, Photos And Files With

Little by little, Apple is upgrading the online iCloud portal to bring its features up to speed with comparable services like Google Drive or Dropbox. Its file recovery powers recently got a boost, with added options to restore contacts and calendars. Here’s how to find the settings you need.

Backing Up An Entire Nation Is Unsurprisingly Difficult

You might not realise it, but the most technologically advanced nation in the world is a small ex-Soviet state in Eastern Europe. Estonia has pioneered secure digital identities for its citizens, helping it become a frontrunner in everything from online voting to preventing Craigslist ripoffs. But it also makes the country a particularly juicy target for cyberattacks.

This Credit Card-Sized Mobile Phone Would Be The Ultimate Backup

Smartphones are great and wonderful in almost every way, but they’re also as needy as a newborn puppy — if you don’t feed them on electrons every night, they turn very quickly into useless hunks of glass. That’s why I am seriously excited for this credit-card-sized backup phone that you could slip into your wallet just in case.

Sony Crams 3700 Blu-Rays' Worth Of Storage In A Single Cassette Tape

Stupid hipster 80s fetishism notwithstanding, cassette tapes don’t get much love. That’s a shame, because magnetic tape is still a surprisingly robust way to back up data. Especially now: Sony just unveiled tape that holds a whopping 148 GB per square inch, meaning a cassette could hold 185 TB of data. Prepare for the mixtape to end all mixtapes.

Western Digital Crams Two-Disk RAID Into Portable Thunderbolt Drive

The new MyPassport Pro from Western Digital is the world’s first bus-powered portable hard drive to offer two disks with RAID capability for blazing fast, grab-and-go storage.

Where Do You Actually Store All Your Online Stuff?

With Google dropping the cost for its Drive service to just $10 a month for an absurdly mammoth 1TB of storage, it’s a great time to think: “Wow, well I maybe I should cram all my digital crap into the same place for simplicity!” But it’s never that easy.

Have You Been Able To Back Up Your iPhone 5 Since Updating To iOS 6.0.1?

So something very peculiar is going on with my iPhone 5 — I haven’t been able to successfully back up since updating to 6.0.1. A couple others on staff have encountered it too.

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt Review: The Best Thunderbolt Hard Drive

If your computer has a Thunderbolt drive, odds are it has been neglected. Some external storage options are good, but there isn’t any particular one that is a no-brainer. Until now, that is. LaCie’s vivid orange drive is the best way to back up files, superfast.

LaCie Puts Thunderbolt On Its Portable, Rugged External SSD

Now this is what we were hoping for from Thunderbolt. LaCie just stuck a Thunderbolt port on its USB 3.0 Rugged series of external drives, meaning it’s now a tiny, indestructible speed monster.

Western Digital's My Passport Edge Fits 500GB Of Storage In Your Pocket

If your MP3 collection has maxed out your ultrabook’s SSD right out of the box, Western Digital has a pair of new slim external drives designed to complement your laptop’s sleek profile. There’s one for Mac and one for PC.

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