Protect laptop data from drops, loss or theft. Even if something happens to the laptop, your boss’s files will be safe with Carbonite software. The software backs up files (encrypting them, to secure data), even when the boss is working out of a hotel room. Should the laptop go missing, he or she can simply head to an internet cafe, login and visit the Carbonite web site without missing a beat. Carbonite.com; $49.95 per year.
Gather messages from multiple voice-mail boxes, in one fell swoop. GotVoice (gotvoice.com), a web-based service, automatically retrieves messages from landline and wireless phones, and forwards them to your computer as MP3 attachments. You also can check your messages on the service’s web site.
Simply set up an account via the GotVoice web site, entering the phone numbers and PINs. Gotvoice.com; free for up to three voice-mail retrievals a day, and $9.95 a month for up to 24 retrievals.