Online backup service Backblaze will soon increase the price of its unlimited plan from $5 to $6 per month. Annual and bi-annual discounts will remain available, and current subscribers can extend subscriptions by a year at the old rates.
Backblaze has rolled out a major 6.0 update that improves performance, increases restore drive sizes, and offers options for permanent backup storage, among other things.
Maintenance release for the synchronization and backup app and its helper utility. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 66.7 MB, 25.4 MB)
Proactively warns about configurations specific to Macs with a T2 security chip that will produce non-bootable results. ($39.99 new, free update, 16.4 MB)
Optimizes support for APFS-formatted drives for faster file scanning and copying. ($49.99 new for ChronoSync, $14.99 new for ChronoAgent; free updates; 66.7 MB, 25.4 MB)
Brings improved support for macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 191 MB)
Improves handling of Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive File Stream, Dropbox, and iCloud Drive placeholder files. ($39.99 new, free update, 16.3 MB)
The Backblaze Mac client can’t back up all your data in macOS 10.14 Mojave unless you give it full disk access, and its companion menu bar utility also needs automation permissions. Follow Backblaze’s instructions to restore full functionality.
Brings support for macOS 10.14 Mojave, including full disk access and automation prompting. ($27.95 new, free update, 17.1 MB)
Proactively prompts you to grant Full Disk Access to CCC and its helper tool in macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($39.99 new, free update, 16.3 MB)
Introduces a new subscription licensing model and adds support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 191 MB)
Do you subscribe to Backblaze—or perhaps you’re looking into the online backup service? While backup is easy and automatic, restoring takes more work. Josh Centers explains the process of restoring files over the Internet and reveals a little-known way to restore a single file at a time.
What better day than Friday the 13th to check that your backups are actually working by restoring some critical files?
Maintenance release with Amazon S3 improvements and fixes for several niggling bugs. ($49.99 new, free update, 48.9 MB)
Maintenance release brings EU GDPR data compliance and a variety of improvements. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, upgrade pricing available, 189 MB)