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Carbonite Safe online backup works fine and has theoretically unlimited storage, but there's no reason to recommend it when other services offer the same features for a fraction of Carbonite's prices.
IDrive is best for anyone who has multiple machines to back up. Just keep an eye on the 2TB or 5TB storage limit.
Google Play Protect may be built into Android and may be totally free, but it can't adequately protect your device.
McAfee Mobile Security offers a lot of free features, but its malware protection is only average and its paid plan is pricey.
Avast Mobile Security offers a lot of features, but performs inconsistently, and its free version is full of ads.
Keeper isn't fancy, but it works well and has perhaps the best security of any cloud-based password manager.
LastPass has tripled its price, but the service is still one of the best bargains in password management.
Lookout Security & Antivirus is a decent antivirus app, but its real strength lies in identity protection.
Qihoo 360 Security promises an extensive feature set, but many of the features don't work, and the free version is drowning in ads.
Zoolz Cloud Backup has an appealing desktop interface, but it's hampered by very slow downloads, pricey plans and nearly inert mobile apps.
OurPact is one of the best parental-control apps for Android users, and Apple has reinstated it on iOS.
Screen Time is great at managing kids' smartphone time, but some other parental-control features cost extra.
Acronis True Image is expensive and complicated, but it offers a wide range of options and features for hard-core PC users.
1Password has improved its Windows and Android software, but the password manager still feels like a legacy Mac app overall.