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File Sharing

File sharing is just as it sounds: Allowing access of files and information to others via computers and networks. Take a closer look and learn more about BitTorrent, MP3 files, Napster and others.

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How Remote File Access Works

A service that lets you access your files anywhere, anytime and with any device you like, as long as you're connected to the Internet, sounds good right? After all, this is why we invented the Internet: to get, share and collaborate on information.


5 Factors That Affect Cloud-based Data Upload and Retrieval

The cloud removes the need to be tethered to a single device when storing and working with data, but it's not without its pitfalls. Here are five things that could slow down your ability to get at your files -- or cut you off completely.

How Data Centers Work

You want your e-mail, streaming video and social media content, and you want it now. And tomorrow, you'll want more. How do data centers handle the ever-increasing demands of our perpetually plugged-in world?

10 Ways to Make the Cloud Work for You

It's vast. It's handy. And it's about time you took advantage of it, perhaps even more than you already do during your daily computing adventures.

10 Things to Do Before You Wipe Your Computer

You may think you got rid of your personal data before you donated your old computer, but how can you be sure without smashing your hard drive? We'll show you how.

How Remote File Access Works

A service that lets you access your files anywhere, anytime and with any device you like, as long as you're connected to the Internet, sounds good right? After all, this is why we invented the Internet: to get, share and collaborate on information.

How does HIPAA compliance affect data sharing?

You may like to think you're the only one with access to your personal medical records, but you're not. Within the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, how do healthcare entities protect your data?

How much data do I have?

Are you constantly surprised by overage charges from your smartphone or tablet data provider? Here are some easy ways to check on your overage and put a limit in place.

How safe is the cloud?

Cloud storage is hot right now and seemingly the answer to the prayers of the person with a laptop, tablet and smartphone who works on the go. But how safe is it really?

How do you know which computer files are legal to share?

You can find almost anything you want on the Internet. But does that mean it's legal to download and share?

5 Signs That Download Site Isn't Legit

That crazy-looking Web site offering a download of a movie still in the theatre could be providing more than illegal viewing. Viruses and malware could be hidden in the files. What are some other signs that a site might not be legit?