Amy Brannan

Amy grew up in England and in the early 1990's moved to North Carolina where she completed a bachelors degree in Psychology in 2001. Amy's personal interest in writing was sparked by her love of reading fiction and her creative writing hobby. Amy is currently self employed as a freelance writer and web designer. When she is not working Amy can be found curled up with a good book and her black Labrador, Jet.

Mozy vs Carbonite: What’s the Better Web Storage Provider?

Mozy vs Carbonine

Mozy and Carbonite offer many of the most desired features found with file storage providers. Determining which of these services is best for you greatly depends upon your file storage needs. Let’s compare these two services so you can choose whether Mozy or Carbonite is the best choice for you. Some of the aspects that we look at include: pricing, features, home vs business use and overall performance…

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SugarSync vs Dropbox: What’s the Best File Storage?

Dropbox vs SugarSync

There are so many important things on your hard drive, from financial statements to your cherished photos, are you prepared for a catastrophe? Two of the most highly regarded backup and cloud solutions are SugarSync and Dropbox. This comparison will provide all of the key features from both companies so you can decide which best suits your file storage needs…

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What is the Best CAPTCHA to Prevent Spam?

No spam sign

CAPTCHA’s may seem like an inconvenience for a web surfer, but for a website owner they are an invaluable tool. This security mechanism serves to protect websites from SPAM content by posing a challenge response test only a human being could answer. Below we will not only take a look at the different types of CAPTCHA’s available, but we will also look at how they perform, ease of implementation and just how effective each one is…

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Top 10 Benefits of using An Online Backup Service

Thumbdrive and discs

You know the feeling. You just finished the last several pages of your report, and you nailed all of the information and sentences perfectly. Just as you are about to save the file to your hard disc and print…. ZAP! The power re-sets, and all of your work is absolutely gone. Or worse, the flower pot next to your computer has been leaking unbeknownst to you, and suddenly your entire hard drive with all of your programs, music, photos, and files on it is fried beyond repair…

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What are the Different Image File Formats?

Flashdrive

This is a section of our article on file formats explained that describes different image file formats. Learn what enables your web browser to show you images quickly, and find out how different image formats suit different types of images and color types and are compatible with different devices. We cover jpeg, tiff, raw, png, …

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What are the Different Video (Movie) File Formats?

Video camera

This is a section of our article on file formats explained that describes different video file formats. Learn what powers your iPod and iPhone videos and and why you’re able to watch feature length films on such a little device. We cover mpeg, avi, Quick Time, FLV, mp4, and RM (Real Media). If you have a …

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Audio (and Music) File Formats

Earbuds

This article on file formats explains the different audio file formats. Learn what powers your iPod and iPhone songs and why you’re able to store so many songs on such a little device. We cover mp3, mp4, wav, wma, and aiff…

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