Its always a good idea to back up your computer. With all the ways to loose data- you better back up your computer and mobile devices.
A littel bit about what WD My Cloud 4TB Personal Cloud Storage is and what WD can do for you:
Your own personal cloud - Keep all your photos, videos, music and files in one safe place at home or your office. No monthly fees. No limits.
Centralize your family's media collection - Store and organize all your family's photos, videos, music and important documents in one secure place on your home network.
Access from anywhere - Enjoy your digital life from anywhere on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With WD's free apps, your personal cloud is always with you.
Automatic file backup for all your computers - Easily back up the files from all the PC and Mac computers in your home. Get peace of mind knowing that all your files are securely and automatically backed up on your network.
Flexible backup options - Back up, your way. PC users, WD SmartWare Pro offers options for how, when and where you back up your files. Mac users, utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect your data.
Expand your tablet and smartphone storage - Upload photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from anywhere and free up space on your mobile devices.
Connect to Dropbox and more - Easily transfer files between your personal cloud, Dropbox and other public cloud accounts using WD's free My Cloud mobile app.
Increase your personal cloud capacity - Simply attach a compatible USB 3.0 hard drive directly to the USB expansion port on the My Cloud drive and instantly expand your storage capacity.
Transfer and access faster - Gigabit Ethernet and a Dual-Core processor deliver blazing-fast file transfers and seamless remote access.
Unleash your media - Seamlessly stream your videos, photos and music to your connected TVs, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA-certified devices. With My Cloud's iTunes server, you can easily stream your music collection to any PC or Mac computer with iTunes.
Password protection for privacy - Your data is always safe and completely under your control. Protect your personal cloud from unauthorized access with password protection available for every user.
Set up in minutes - Get up and running in minutes with WD's rich web-based user interface for seamless web-guided setup. WD's software will auto-detect your drive to make it easy. Need extra help? Visit wd.com/setup/wdmycloud or call WD's easy setup hotline to have our expert customer support team walk you through the installation of My Cloud and WD's free apps for your computers and mobile devices.
Add an extra layer of protection for your files - You can automatically make a second copy, or safepoint, of your My Cloud on your home network. With double-safe protection for all your media, you get the ultimate peace of mind.
Direct photo uploads from your camera with USB 3.0 - Simply connect your camera using the USB 3.0 port to quickly add all of your photos to your personal cloud.
My Cloud personal cloud storage products work concurrently with multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Windows 8, iOS and Android with mobile apps.
- Centralizing and organizing your family's media in one secure location
- Backing up files automatically from all the PC and Mac computers on your network
- Accessing and saving photos and videos securely from any computer, tablet and smartphone
- Uploading photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from your mobile devices
- Streaming media to your connected TVs, media players and gaming consoles
- Connecting to your Dropbox and other cloud accounts
Personal cloud storage, Ethernet cable, AC adapter, Quick Install Guide.
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP (SP 3) operating systems
Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard operating systems
DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
Internet connection for remote access
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Safari 5.0 or higher
Firefox 12 or higher
Google Chrome 14.0 and later on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms