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Glenn Fleishman 69 comments

Roll Your Own Cloud Backups with Arq and B2

Until now, Internet backups required subscribing to a cloud-based backup service and using proprietary software to handle archiving and retrieval. Now, there’s a DIY alternative: Arq backup software and Backblaze’s B2 cloud storage system.

Retrospect 14.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 14.6

Adds cloud support for DigitalOcean Spaces, Aufiero Informatica, and Google Cloud Storage Frankfurt and São Paulo. ($119 new, free update, 178 MB)

Josh Centers 7 comments

Backblaze Now Sponsoring TidBITS

TidBITS Managing Editor Josh Centers, a long-time Backblaze user, is thrilled to welcome the online backup company as our latest long-term sponsor.

TidBITS Staff No comments

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 11 September 2017

The only notable software release this week was Retrospect 14.5.

Retrospect 14.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 14.5

Adds support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra, plus integration with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB databases. ($119 new, free update, 178 MB)

Adam Engst

TidBITS#1385/11-Sep-2017

On the eve of Apple’s September 2017 special event, Adam Engst discusses significant changes in macOS 10.13 High Sierra that consultants, IT admins, and those who care about the behind-the-scenes details need to know. Jefferey…

Adam Engst

TidBITS#1383/28-Aug-2017

Microsoft is ending support for Office for Mac 2011 and, to make matters worse, those 32-bit apps may not work on macOS much longer — Josh Centers outlines your options. Glenn Fleishman dives into the…

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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 13 November 2017

Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4, Bookends 13.0, Retrospect 14.6, SuperDuper 3.0, Tinderbox 7.3, and ChronoSync 4.8.3.

Jeff Porten 9 comments

CES 2018: PEPCOM Digital Experience

Jeff Porten continues the trek through the CES pre-shows and finds more gadgetry (a 1 TB USB stick, an inexpensive USB-C hub) and technological innovations (a smartwatch that charges from body heat, a dual-screen smartphone).

Agen Schmitz 1 comment

CrashPlan 4.7

Prevents Time Machine from backing up the CrashPlan app bundle to avoid high CPU usage. (Free with a 30-day trial of online backup service, 73.8 MB)

Adam Engst 1 comment

Save 25% on Take Control Books and 15 Mac Apps in SummerFest Sale

Looking for tools or help with your summer writing or research projects? The multi-developer SummerFest sale will give you 25 percent off 15 Mac apps and all Take Control books.

Adam Engst

TidBITS#1323/06-Jun-2016

We’re back from our Memorial Day hiatus with news of a re-released iOS 9.3.2 update for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Meanwhile, Twitter has announced some upcoming rule changes that will make conversations easier. To round…

Glenn Fleishman 12 comments

Investigating ChronoSync 4.7 for Cloud Backup

The latest update to the long-standing synchronization and backup app ChronoSync lets you perform scheduled backups to Amazon S3 and Google Cloud and via SFTP. This is particularly interesting from the perspective of off-site backups.

Agen Schmitz No comments

CrashPlan 4.3

Introduces per-user installations for computers that have multiple users. (Free with a 30-day trial of online backup service, 55.9 MB)

TidBITS Staff No comments

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 6 June 2016

Notable software releases over the past two weeks include Alfred 3.0.1, Slack for Mac 2.0.3, Evernote 6.7, Pixelmator 3.5, Cyberduck 5.0, Tinderbox 6.6 and Storyspace 3.1.2, CrashPlan 4.7, GraphicConverter 10, RapidWeaver 7.0.1, Mailplane 3.6.3, Capto 1.0.1, PopChar X 7.5, TextExpander 6.0.5, 1Password 6.3.1, AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.7 and 7.7.7, and Airfoil 5.1.