Backing up files has now become a regular part of many users daily computing lives, but not many users are aware of the different services available for backing up and synching files.
There are in-fact tons of such services available, which offer free sync/backup accounts to keep your files safe and secure in the cloud. The best part of having your files in the cloud is that you can access them from practically anywhere with a basic internet connection.
However we sifted through them all and will talk about only the best services to backup and sync your files.
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If you have ever wanted to backup or sync your mobile phone contacts, SMS messages, call history this tool we are going to introduce you to is the only one you may ever require.
Synble is a free application for Nokia Symbian/S60 phones that will allow you to sync and backup your contacts, SMS messages and your call history to a online location.
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We are pretty paranoid about having daily backups of our MySQL database for this site, and in the past have written a easy tutorial to create backups of MySQL database in under a minute.
However not everyone is command prompt savvy, or you may want to create backups in a different way. Noupe.com has come out with a list of 10 ways to automatically backup your MySQL database, to get some peace of mind, that if something crashes you have a backup to restore from.
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There are times when you may want to edit a page to apply new changes or add new content to it, in those cases you need to keep a backup of the older file, just in case something goes wrong and you want to revert back to it at a later date.
Storing those files on your desktop is definitely required as a measure to backup the file, however you can also create a online backup of your page with a handy service called BackupURL.
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Over a period of time I have added tons of bookmarks to Firefox, losing them would definitely be disastrous. However there are ways in which users can backup Firefox bookmarks, make bookmarks portable to multiple browsers and synchronize them between browsers, but these solutions are not automatic.
However we just came across a useful Firefox add-on that will allow users to easily backup their Firefox bookmarks, saved passwords, browsing history, cookies, search engines and other profile settings automatically on a day to day basis.
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Windows Live Writer is definitely a great tool for blogging, and I seldom visit the website to write and edit post, doing everything from the comfort of my desktop (except for a few things for which I am writing a WLW plugin, which many bloggers may love).
However like we always insist on backing up important information, Windows Live Writer is no exception and you must regularly make backups of the drafts, dictionary and other important settings.
Also Read: Ultimate List of Tips and Tricks for Windows Live Writer
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Syncplicity is a popular file synching service which allows users to sync files between multiple computers, providing users with a real-time backup solution. Syncplicity also provides users with a option to backup/sync their Google Docs account.
Also Read: Free Services to Sync Your Mobile Phone
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We have always stressed on the need for backing up your files and emails and have told you about several backup tools that serve different purposes, if you are using Windows Live Mail there are chances that you may have several account in it, however Windows Live Mail does not provide you with a backup solution.
Static Windows Live Mail Backup is a free software that will allow you to backup and restore the emails, email accounts, settings, rules, filters, signature etc .
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There are several times when you may have made modifications and customized a theme you are using on Windows XP or Windows Vista, in such cases if you apply a new theme, all your modifications will be lost, so it is better to always keep a backup of the theme you modified, so that you can apply them again without having to modify the settings once again.
Here are some simple steps that will help you backup your themes in Windows XP and Vista, except for the first step, all the other steps are similar in both Windows XP and Vista.
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Online Storage has definitely changed the way people store their files and in the past we have told you about several free online storage services that provide you with free online space starting from 1GB right up-to a whopping 50GB of free online storage space.
Microsoft too offers free online storage space in the form of Windows Live SkyDrive, earlier the maximum limit of storage space provided was 5GB, but they recently announced a significant increase in the free storage space boosting it to a whooping 25GB.
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