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Adam Engst 3 comments

Backblaze Increases Pricing for Unlimited Backup

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.

Josh Centers 13 comments

Backblaze 6.0 Promises “Larger Longer Faster Better” Backups

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.

ChronoSync 4.9.1 and ChronoAgent 1.9.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.9.1 and ChronoAgent 1.9.1

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)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.7 Agen Schmitz 4 comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.7

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)

ChronoSync 4.9 and ChronoAgent 1.9 Agen Schmitz 5 comments

ChronoSync 4.9 and ChronoAgent 1.9

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)

Retrospect 15.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 15.6

Brings improved support for macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($49 for Solo and $119 for Desktop new, free update, 191 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.6

Improves handling of Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive File Stream, Dropbox, and iCloud Drive placeholder files. ($39.99 new, free update, 16.3 MB)

Adam Engst 17 comments

Follow These Steps to Enable Backblaze for Mojave

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.

SuperDuper 3.2 Agen Schmitz 4 comments

SuperDuper 3.2

Brings support for macOS 10.14 Mojave, including full disk access and automation prompting. ($27.95 new, free update, 17.1 MB)

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.5

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)

Retrospect 15.5 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 15.5

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)

Josh Centers 9 comments

How to Restore Files from Backblaze

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.

Adam Engst 23 comments

International Verify Your Backups Day

What better day than Friday the 13th to check that your backups are actually working by restoring some critical files?

ChronoSync 4.8.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

ChronoSync 4.8.7

Maintenance release with Amazon S3 improvements and fixes for several niggling bugs. ($49.99 new, free update, 48.9 MB)

Retrospect 15.1.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Retrospect 15.1.1

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)