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Tech Check: Here’s why a NAS device is better than your old external drive

Trade out your external hard drive for a NAS device.

You’re probably used to backing up your computer to an external hard drive. Those devices are actually prone to crashing, and all your photos, all your files, go down with it. A more secure way to store your data is a network attached storage device.

Sarah Kimmel shares what exactly an NAS is. She shares why it’s better than an external drive, why you should switch over, and how it works to store your data safely.

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