Protect your data with 50% off a year of Carbonite online backup service

  • Published on: May 18, 2017

If you use a computer, you should back up your data. It’s as simple as that. If you don’t, all it takes is the click of one wrong link or getting hit by one bad storm and everything you have could be gone.

This deal from Carbonite gets you a full year of their backup services at half price. Those services include backing up your data, protection for an unlimited number of photo, music, and other media files, and the ability to access all your data from any device.

This deal is only good for new customers, not anyone who already subscribes, and will cover a year of backup for $30. After that the price returns to $60 a year. It’s worth noting there are a few small differences between the Windows and Mac versions, but the one difference we noted between the basic plans is that Windows offers the option of a personal encryption key and Mac does not.

Backing up the data keeps it safe from malware attacks, like the recent WannaCry scare, and physical problems, like a fire or flooding. The simplest way to back up your data is to just dump it all onto a physical hard drive or something similar, but that comes with a lot of its own problems. For one, if you’re protecting your data from fire or flooding, chances are your physical backup is susceptible to the same situation. If it’s not, then it’s inconveniently tucked away in a safe or deposit box somewhere and terribly out of date. Either way, your data is still vulnerable to a great deal of loss.

The easy solution is an online backup service, like Carbonite. With Carbonite, like any online backup service, you can upload all your data in one place. They store it for you, save it for when you need it, and make sure it stays encrypted. You can update it when you want, access it easily, and expand the plan to cover your entire family if need be. It just makes a lot more sense to use a service like this when something as important as everything on your computer is at stake.

Data backup is the sort of thing everyone knows is the right thing to do. We read these articles and think, “Yah, I’ll get around to it.” and then never do it. Do yourself, and your data, a favor and make it happen. It’s not the sort of thing you want to regret later.

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  • Published on: June 21, 2017

The Vitamix Professional Series 200 Blender’s price has been shredded down to $300

Power, durability and versatility come together in the Vitamix Professional Series 200 Blender, now at its lowest price ever.

  • Published on: June 21, 2017

Vudu’s 10-cent movie rental sale is back for today only

Vudu’s $0.10 movie deal is back! Rent 30 digital films in SD or HDX for $0.10 each.

  • Published on: June 21, 2017

The Penn Battle II 3000 is down to a reel-y good price, $54 at Walmart

This deal only works if you select in-store pickup from Walmart, but when you do they’ll take an entire $18.95 off the price. That’s a pretty crazy discount for the minor inconvenience of having to go inside a Walmart.

  • Published on: June 21, 2017

Grab a pair of Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones before they disappear again

The Bose SoundTrue headphones are great, but they’re disappearing now that Bose has discontinued them. Grab some for cheap while you can.

  • Published on: June 21, 2017

Live out your personal transporting dreams with $120 off the Segway One S1

The Segway One S1 is a unicycle personal transporter that’s $120 off right now.

  • Published on: June 21, 2017

Sit or stand with the Halter ED-600 Adjustable Desk for just $140

The Halter ED-600 Adjustable Sit/Stand desk can raise up to 17 inches tall and features keyboard and monitor shelves.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

Prepare for your next movie night with Amazon’s $5 Digital HD film sale

Amazon Video has a huge selection of HD films on sale for a limited time.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

The 24″ Dell UltraSharp U2415 is on sale for $225 and perfect for multi-monitor setups

With its ultra-thin bezel, placing a few of these together would provide an almost seamless viewing experience.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

Do whatever snow does in summer with the Frozen Power Wheels Jeep for $200

Amazon has a selection of Power Wheels, including the Frozen Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler, going for some historic low prices today only.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

Get the Playstation 4 VR headset at its cheapest price yet

Newegg is beating their own sale by $40. Get the Playstation VR headset at its lowest price yet, $300, from Newegg’s eBay store.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

You won’t be afraid of having fun and crashing this $20 drone!

Looking to check out a drone but don’t have the cash to invest in something like the DJI Phantom series? If you want something to play around with, crash, and just have fun you won’t want to look past Aukey’s mini-drone for just $19.99 with coupon AUKEYUAP.

  • Published on: June 20, 2017

Get 100 real dollars to spend on virtual reality gaming when you buy the Oculus Rift bundle

Get the Oculus Rift + Oculus Touch bundle from Amazon and get $100 in credit to spend on games at Oculus.

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