Online Storage: The Group Test

Online Storage: The Group Test

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  • From the inconvenience of taking the wrong USB drive to work, to the abject horror of a hard drive fail, problems with data are never fun. Backing up your most important files online can be a real life-saver if disaster strikes. Here are five cloud services that can store, share and protect your data for a small monthly fee…

    Best: Ease of use
    Dropbox
    2GB: Free I 50GB: £5.60 per month
    Love: Intuitive to use. Phone apps. 2GB free
    Hate: Limited data plans
    Dropbox review I Link: Dropbox

    Best: Apple users
    MobileMe
    £60 per year
    Love: Easy to upload files. iPhone tracking
    Hate: Apple’s premium pricing and relative lack of PC-friendliness
    MobileMe review I Link: Apple

    Best: Office documents
    Google Docs
    1GB: Free I 20GB: £3.20 per year
    Love: Clean and simple web interface. Quickest on test for uploads
    Hate: only 1GB of free storage. Basic look
    Google Docs review I Link: Google

    Best: Unlimited storage
    Livedrive Backup
    £3.95 per month
    Love: Unlimited storage for a reasonable price
    Hate: online uploads cost a little extra
    Livedrive Backup review I Link: Livedrive

    Best: Social networking
    SugarSync
    30GB: £3 per month
    Love: Easy and automatic synching. Wide support
    Hate: Slow initial uploads
    SugarSync review I Link: SugarSync

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