Backblaze release 1.0.1.190 and 1.0.1.191

By | August 31st, 2009

Backblaze has made a new release available. Users will start being automatically upgraded later this week. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 8/31/09 Windows Version: 1.0.1.191 Mac Version: 1.0.1.190 Auto-Update: All Users Complete Snow Leopard Support (Mac) * Re-written installer to support Snow Leopard security model. * 64-bit support for higher performance…..

Backblaze supports Snow Leopard

By | August 31st, 2009

Apple launched OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard on Friday and not only is it faster and smaller, but also adds a few new features and core services. But for many, the price of just $29 seemed to be the primary reason to upgrade. So, were these really enough for people to rush out and buy the….

Backups in Baghdad: Protecting data around the world

By | August 24th, 2009

“Jason”, not his real name, is an electrical engineer contracting for the military. I wanted to share the comments and photos he sent us about his experience with Backblaze in Bagdad: My being here is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and I don’t want something like a hard drive failure to sour it. My….

MacWorld Brings Back Steve Jobs

By | August 12th, 2009

Sometimes its the little things that warm my heart. In January, many of us hoped to see Steve Jobs on stage as the keynote for the MacWorld event. We decided to show our support by making “Bring Back Steve Jobs” posters and passing them out the morning of the keynote. Today a very cool time….

Syncplicity shutting off Mac users

By | July 17th, 2009

Backblaze welcomes all Syncplicity users with a 15% off coupon! While synchronization and backup are not the same, some users try to use sync’ing as a form of backup. Synchronization provider Syncplicity had a Mac version in beta for a while…but last week announced they are pulling the plug on it because of technical issues…..

Backblaze release 1.0.1

By | July 8th, 2009

Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/8/09 Windows Version: 1.0.1.161 Mac Version: 1.0.1.162 Auto-Update: All Users This release is primarily a maintenance release to add system checks and make the service….

Backup Awareness Month winners

By | July 8th, 2009

June was Backup Awareness Month and every day we chose one person who installed a free trial to receive a one-year subscription to Backblaze. We received a lot of great feedback from the daily winners, many being shocked to have won something and thrilled to have the security of knowing they were backed up. As….