How to Securely Erase a Mac SSD

By | May 31st, 2016
How to erase an SSD

If you’re prepping your Mac for sale, trade-in or handing it down to a friend or relative, you should erase the hard drive first – that way your data won’t fall into the wrong hands. If your Mac is newer and has an SSD, you need to take additional steps. Securely erasing your Mac’s hard….

How to use multiple hard drives with Time Machine

By | May 3rd, 2016

Apple’s Time Machine software helps you create a backup of your Mac hard drive. What if something happens to the external drive you’re using for the Time Machine backup? If you’re following our 3-2-1 Backup Strategy then you’ll be protected, but you can do more, too. How about using multiple backup drives with Time Machine?….

Can I use an SSD with Time Machine?

By | April 19th, 2016

Time Machine is Apple’s built-in backup software for OS X. All it requires is an external hard drive (or a compatible network attached storage system like an Apple Time Capsule) to work. Solid state drives (SSDs) are more affordable than ever, but is it safe to use an SSD with Time Machine? Let’s find out…..

What’s the Diff: Thunderbolt and USB

By | March 29th, 2016

What’s the Diff is here to explain in plain language what makes up the computer terminology we talk about, to help give you a clearer idea of what it is and how it works. If you plan to plug in an external hard disk drive or another peripheral to computer, it’s not only important to….

What’s the Diff: Time Machine vs. Time Capsule

By | March 22nd, 2016

What’s the Diff is here to explain in plain language what makes up the computer terminology we talk about, to help give you a clearer idea of what it is and how it works. Apple tries to make things really easy and non-intimidating for people who aren’t computer experts. But backing up your data can….

Backblaze Mobile 2.0 for iOS

By | June 15th, 2015

Easy Remote File Access Backblaze is proud to announce that Backblaze Mobile 2.0 for iOS is now available for your iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini or iPod Touch to access, download, experience and share the files you have backed up with Backblaze Online Backup. Supporting a wide assortment of iOS devices and packed with new features….

Ode to Macworld

By | January 15th, 2015

Macworld Expo San Francisco It’s January. Normally at this time of the year we would just be getting back from CES and getting in to the swing of lining up our booth to exhibit at Macworld; but this year is different. Macworld is currently on hiatus, with no clear indication of when or if it….