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Dear Community,

Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.

If you have questions about this, please email [email protected]

Thank you.

Note: This only affects The Nest's community members and will not affect members on The Bump or The Knot.

Online Backups?

Does anyone use an online backup service?  We don't consistently plug in our external hard drive, so I'm thinking we may be willing to pay a little for a more automatic process.

I found this article from PC Mag with their recommendations, but I was wondering if anyone here has any input.

(Or maybe I'll just start putting reminders on my calendar.  Wink)

Re: Online Backups?

  • All of those suggested in the article are good.  Personally, we don't need that much updated on an ongoing basis, so we use Dropbox.  It's free and for the 2G we actually need updated and accessible wherever we are, it's awesome.
  • I'd either set up reminders, automate the process using my own external, or I'd buy a network capable external and set up automatic backups. Externals are so cheap now that I wouldn't be able to justify paying someone to store my potentially sensitive backup files. I run a Mac with Leopard at school and use time machine with a $100 external to back up my drive automatically.
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