Tag Archives: Backup

Carbon Backup Renamed To Helium, App Updated

You may remember that Koush released an app called Carbon a while ago. It was an app that could backup your phone’s data, with or without root. That was the unique selling point: you did not need root to do a backup. However, it seems that Koush ran into some trademark issues, because the app has been renamed to Helium. We can’t say that it’s a worse… Read more

HTC One Can Extract Data From iPhone Backups To Ease Transition

If you’re an iPhone user planning to switch to an HTC One, you’re in luck. To ease the transition, HTC Sync Manager will have support for iPhone backups. This means that it’ll transfer your contacts, photos, videos, calendar, and text messages to your brand new HTC One. The only thing you’ll really have to rebuild yourself is an app collection, but with… Read more

Carbon Beta Backup App Updated, Has Non-Root Option

If you have been waiting for Koush to implement non-root backups into his Carbon app, today is your lucky day. Carbon beta has been updated once again, and it includes an option to back up without root using a desktop application on your computer. This allows you to back everything up before unlocking a bootloader, which generally wipes a device. It can… Read more