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Steve Jobs’ Personality is Integral to Apple

I worked at Apple from 2000-2002. I had occasional interactions with Steve as part of my job (director of product marketing for applications). As I reflect (with much sadness) on Steve’s resignation from the company he built, there’s one event that sticks out as an example of how Steve’s personality and that of Apple’s are…

Bandwidth Caps and You

We get a lot of questions lately about the new data caps being imposed by a number of internet service providers, and how to use CrashPlan under those sorts of restrictions.

Online backup, like CrashPlan, is somewhat different than services like Netflix or Hulu, in that most users are only uploading a large amount of…

CrashPlan 3.0.3 Update Features Deduplication Enhancements

Tonight we released version 3.0.3 of CrashPlan via automatic update. If you’re already a CrashPlan user, you’ll have the newer version the next time you launch the application.

A Buried Gem

Along with a host of minor tweaks and bug-fixes, version 3.0.3 includes a significant performance upgrade to CrashPlan’s core deduplication engine. Deduplication is the…