Backblaze release 1.0.0.143 and 1.0.0.144

By | June 3rd, 2009

Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/2/09 Windows Version: 1.0.0.143 Mac Version: 1.0.0.144 Auto-Update: All Users Cloned Drive Support In April, Backblaze released a dramatically improved system for supporting external drives. Previously when an external drive….

Backblaze philosophy for new releases

By | June 3rd, 2009

Backblaze is constantly listening to customer feedback and innovating internally. The new features, bug fixes, and underlying enhancements that result from these become available in various releases of the Backblaze service. One of the pieces of feedback we heard was that some of you wanted to know more about these releases. We listened and I….

June is Backup Awareness Month

By | June 1st, 2009

For Backup Awareness Month, Backblaze conducted its 2nd annual user backup study. Well, we still have a ways to go as only 6% of consumers are doing regular backups. To celebrate Backup Awareness Month, continue spreading the message, and get people backing up their computers, we are giving away a Free 1-Year Subscription to Backblaze….

TheAppleBlog requests old-time creativity

By | May 11th, 2009

Josh Pigford at TheAppleBlog was excited by the arrival of a new simple drawing application for the Mac called “Paintbrush” that brought back the pixelated times of the past. To celebrate, he challenged his readers to create images with the new app and offered to give two 1-year subscriptions to Backblaze to the best ones…..

Backblaze Mac launch winners

By | April 28th, 2009

Two weeks ago Backblaze launched the Mac version of its unlimited online backup service. As part of the launch, we randomly selected 25 people who installed on the day of launch to receive a free 1-year license to the Backblaze service. I wanted to share a few of the responses we received when notifying the….

Backblaze launches Mac version

By | April 14th, 2009

Backblaze loves the Mac, and even tried to bring back Steve Jobs, so we’re very excited today to make our unlimited online backup service available to all Mac users. With half the founding team originally from Apple, we couldn’t wait to support the Mac platform. We’re thrilled to do so and to see some of….

It can sometimes be a problem

By | April 13th, 2009

Cara is a good friend of ours and a we had a great time trying to shoot something for the Backblaze home page. As a bonus, Cara does all of her own stunts so we were able to use real fire with real gasoline instead of CGI fire.

Backblaze doubles unlimited storage

By | April 1st, 2009

Since the company started, Backblaze has offered unlimited storage for its online backup customers. However, as users have taken more photos, downloaded more music, smashed VHS tapes into their DVD readers, and generally created more data, their needs have grown. As Nat Tumatch of Morespace, Wyoming says, Unlimited is too limiting. Do I look like….