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In such a mobile minded world, losing your mobile device can be catastrophic. In most cases, our digital identity is tied to the piece of hardware in our pockets---our important files, our apps, our information. Making sure that your data is safe and secure is one way to avoid the terrors of a broken or missing device. Cloud backup and file access apps give you the peace of mind and functionality to retrieve and save your data on a source other than your device. Great Cloud storage apps do a variety of things. You want an app that allows you to upload and download content from a variety of sources — this means desktop and mobile device access from a mobile device. This added security gives you multiple options for data retrieval and up load so regardless of device, your data is always accessible. Another key feature for Cloud apps is sharing options. Sometimes you don't want to keep your files to yourself and would rather share with others, this is where optional sending features come in handy. Most apps will feature an email option or an option to send data via social networking. Or, with apps like Google Drive (Android, iOS) the Cloud space itself is sharing center. Reliable sharing functions means more options for your data. An interesting app that takes cloud storage above and beyond, AndroZip Pro, allows you to archive a variety of different file types. Functioning like Winrar, AndroZip Pro is great for transferring bulk files from device to device or from device to desktop with the same convenience as sending a conventional .zip file from your desktop or just archiving data within your device for less storage space used. And, take note that this app does not require rooting, which is great for Android users hesitant to root their devices, but still want the file management of a rooted device. Finding the right Cloud storage or access app is completely up to your user preferences. Some apps are built more for the social aspect, sending slideshows, videos and other social media, while other apps focus more on file management and file storage to aid in the backup of an individual device. Whatever your preference, Cloud apps are a great option for taking care of your mobile device and the data that you depend on.