Why waste valuable storage space on your PC or phone when you can store your documents and media in the cloud and share it across devices? These top-rated services let you do just that.
Online syncing and storage tool Box is easy to use and integrates with a wide range of apps and services, but it costs more than similar products.
Dropbox is a simple, reliable file-syncing and storage service with enhanced collaboration features, but it's more expensive and less integrated than platform offerings like Google Drive, iCloud, and OneDrive.
Apple's iCloud Drive file-syncing and storage service is worth using, especially if you're committed to Apple's ecosystem, but it doesn't quite measure up to the competition from Google and Microsoft.
Google Drive is one of the slickest, fullest-featured, and most generous cloud storage and syncing services, with excellent productivity suite collaboration capabilities.
OneDrive, the default online storage and syncing service for Windows 10 and Office 365, offers a wealth of powerful features, as well as apps for more platforms than any of its competitors.
With updated versions of iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, you can now share folders on iCloud, not just individual files. Here's how to quickly collaborate and share files and folders with fellow Apple device owners.
Six sources confirmed Apple changed its mind on end-to-end encrypted backups two years ago following an FBI complaint and concerns users could lose access to their own data.
You need to protect your computer from all data loss threats, including hard drive failure, ransomware, and natural disasters. One of the best online backup services can make it easy to secure your files.
Did you get a new iOS device or do you need to fix a glitchy one? You can back up and restore your iPhone on your PC via iTunes, on a Mac with Catalina via Finder, and on your phone via Apple's iCloud. Here's how.
Cloud storage and syncing service pCloud is reasonably priced, supports all major platforms, and offers an extra secure option, but it's not as integrated as Google Drive and OneDrive nor does it offer as many features.
Is your Google storage just a big mess of unorganized files and folders that make it impossible to find anything? Here's how to clean up your Google Drive.
Trying to figure out how to transfer large files online? Gmail has a 25MB limit, but don't worry; there are plenty of ways to send large files over the internet, like Mozilla's new Firefox Send.
Livedrive delivers unlimited online storage for a single computer and as many mobile devices as you'd like, but you can't use private encryption keys with the service and it lacks a continuous backup feature.
ElephantDrive's flexible backup and versioning capabilities are overshadowed by its file upload limitations and unintuitive desktop experience.
Hacks and data failures happen. Don't lose your photos, documents, music, or other important files. Ahead of World Backup Day, here's how to secure your data.
Do you know you need to back up your data, but have trouble coming up with a plan? Productivity expert Jill Duffy can help, with strategies for online and local backup aimed at lazy people, perfectionists, and everyone in between.
Online backup service OpenDrive is a good value and uploads files quickly, but its options for restoring backed-up files are not intuitive and its mobile apps need improvement.
BigMind offers sophisticated apps and is easy to use, but it lacks common features found in competing online backup services, including private encryption key protection and robust versioning.
Acronis True Image's full disk backups, fast performance, and useful extras such as active file protection, make it well worth the cost.