From mom-and-pop shops to international enterprises, businesses of all sizes benefit from straightforward, reliable backup of key data. Even with access to a massive storage system like Amazon S3 or Backblaze B2, having the right agent to facilitate the preservation of your data can save a lot of valuable time and effort.
If you’ve got an old iPad lying around, or even if you’re over your giant iPad Pro, sell your Apple tablet now before the bottom drops out — we’ll pay you for it through the Cult of Mac buyback program.
The gap between great app concept and actual working mobile app is wide. Whether your coding skills are limited, or your budget to hire an outside dev is lacking, developing data-driven mobile apps can prove prohibitive to many people with innovative ideas.
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When you click “back up now,” it’s easy to feel unsure about exactly what’s about to happen. With iCloud, for example, Apple decides what data on your device is most important and necessary to back up. Depending on your situation, the single-click process could be backing up data you don’t need, leaving it underprotected, or driving up a cloud storage bill for redundant backups.
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When the iPhone 7 came out, many bemoaned the loss of the headphone jack. The traditional way to use headphones disappeared, leaving iPhone 7 owners with just three options: Bluetooth, Lightning headphones or weird dongles. Luckily, the RES can take you back to a simpler time — and solve one of the iPhone’s other shortcomings at the same time.
If you surf the web in public — at a coffee shop, airport or hotel — you absolutely must use virtual private network software. But with so many versions and variations, from so many different VPN providers, the eyes glaze over at the very mention of this security essential.
Because there are fewer MacBooks than iPhones on the market, and the laptops are more difficult to repair, buyback programs typically shortchange you when it comes to Apple computers.
But there are three easy tricks that will help you maximize your profit when you trade your old MacBook for cash. (You’ll also want to choose your buyback company wisely, but don’t worry — we’ve got a hot tip for that as well.)
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Smile, the indie development team behind super-popular productivity apps TextExpander and PDFpen, cut its teeth writing software for technology that barely exists anymore. But thanks to a user-focused attitude and a wholehearted embrace of the third-party tools that power modern offices, the company has been able to keep ahead of the curve as technology changes.
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Remember the good old days when owning the movies you wanted meant going to the store to buy DVDs? Nowadays, most of us don’t even have a DVD player, and with good reason. Joining a streaming service like Netflix, which lets you pick and choose from a wide variety of great content, is a much more sensible option. It saves you time, effort, space, money and the waste of a misguided purchase (just think of all those DVDs gathering dust).