The modern family can consume gigabytes upon gigabytes of data on a monthly basis: streaming their own shows, listening to different music, gaming, and consuming online data like hot water in the morning. Here’s a solution to ease the burden of filled up hard drives while being able to share files and media across devices in a household, family-style.
With ever expanding storage, it’s hard to fathom why people keep going on about backups until your own hard disk dies and you lose all of your files. Take it from someone to whom this has happened a few times, it’s not fun to go through. That is why you need to backup your files periodically, once every few months is optimal. Are there any other ways of doing this? Read on to find out more.
Network Attached Storage solutions allow many computers to access an external hard drive. These drives are accessed through your home network and sort of function like a backup solution for the whole family. It allows everyone to stash their photos and files onto a same hard drive and share it with everyone.
The newly revamped Pogoplug looks really amazing, but that’s not all it does. It enables you to push some of your data into your own personal cloud computer, thanks to internet connectivity, and stream it to anyone in the world, while leaving your data on your hard drives at all times.
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t do many backups. Sometimes it just seems ludicrous to do so. But since computer hard drives can easily malfunction and burn out, using a NAS HD is probably a good idea.
It’s becoming easier and easier to just store your files in the cloud. By cloud, we mean online. For example, a lot of people are now using Google Docs as an easy way to store their files. This makes them accessible via any internet connection and saves the hassle of always keeping your files backed up and up to date.
Not everyone is an ace at working with home networks. Most of us just want something simple, that’s mostly plug and play. Even though home servers are great to have, not everyone can set them up easily. It takes a bit of technical know-how in order to do that. This is where SimpleNet comes in. It’s an easy way to share a hard drive over a home network.