The file syncing and online backup services are great for protecting your data and for automatically copying it to multiple computers, such as your desktop and laptop and (sometimes) a handheld "smartphone." I have written before about Dropbox, SugarSync, and Windows Live Mesh. You can find even more services, such as SpiderOak and Wuala.
Dropbox is the most popular, but is it the best? LifeHacker has an excellent side-by-side comparison by Melanie Pinola at http://goo.gl/7eILZ.
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