Productivity tips and tricks for Mac, iOS and other platforms, including reviews of the apps and services that I use to get things done.

Dropbox vs. iCloud – Comparison of Cloud Storage Solutions

Dropbox vs. iCloud Drive

Table of ContentsThe benefits of cloud storageDropbox reviewFeaturesiCloud Drive overviewFeaturesDropbox vs. iCloud DriveConclusion Dropbox is without a doubt the leading cloud storage service. No other solution, including Apple’s iCloud, has come close to what Dropbox has to offer. But with the release of iOS 11 and macOS 10.13, Apple has made significant improvements to iCloud Drive. … Read more

Backblaze vs. CrashPlan – Comparison of Cloud Backup Solutions

Backblaze vs. CrashPlan - Comparison of cloud backup solutions

CrashPlan recently announced that it would exit the consumer backup business. As a result, the company will discontinue its CrashPlan for Home product and is advising customers to switch to their business plan or Carbonite. In the search for a viable alternative, I stumbled across Backblaze. In this article, I will compare Backblaze vs. CrashPlan … Read more

AT&T Fiber vs. Comcast Business Class internet service

AT&T GigaPower vs. Comcast Business Class internet service

I have been a mostly satisfied Comcast Business Class customer for many years. But recently, AT&T GigaPower, the company’s superfast, fiber optics internet service came to our neighborhood in Alpharetta. I had the opportunity to try it out and compare it to Comcast Business Class. To better understand the differences in service, I will also … Read more

How to choose strong passwords that are easy to remember

Strong but easy to remember passwords

Passwords are a necessary evil that we all have to deal with. Depending on your online behavior you may be dealing with a handful to dozens of accounts requiring a password, such as your personal email (iCloud, Google Mail, Hotmail…), online banking, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc. How many of you use a different password for … Read more