Backblaze Online Backup: Mac Beta Access


Perhaps the most intuitive backup solution on the market, Backblaze launched last September as an online data storage center emphasizing simplicity at a reasonable—if perpetual—price. While initially drawing ease-of-use comparisons to Apple's Time Machine, they recently released their own Mac platform, currently in Beta form. Like the PC version, Backblaze continuously monitors files for changes and uploads them to an offsite server. Though the web-based upload process is far slower than external hard drives, your data is never at risk of theft, drive failure or fire (as evidenced by Backblaze's flaming computer stunt).

The first 100 Cool Hunting readers to click here and register can get access to the Mac Beta version of Backblaze. After the free trial, the service costs $5 per month or $50 for the year, and provides unlimited storage space.