Media support primarily limited to photos
Online backup service Mozy has launched its first native iOS app. The title lets users browse backups by folder, or else search for a specific file. Access requires a Mozy account, the base of which is a free 2GB option. 50GB is $6 a month, and 125GB is $10 a month; the company also offers business-level services.
Query Builder creates rules for backups
Online backup specialist Mozy has launched an update to its service for Mac users, Mozy 2.0. The upgrade offers a more Mac-like interface, and improved transfer speeds. The latter is based on optimized bandwidth and faster file scanning. The new version also provides more visibility into which files are backed up, and advanced rules for including or excluding filetypes; these are constructed using the new Query Builder.
First Look at MozyHome
Backups are an essential part of modern computer ownership, to ensure that irreplaceable data is recoverable in the event of a hard drive failure or corruption. This could range from important business data or university coursework, to personal photos or financial data. Some users do not feel they'd properly make use of all the .Mac services, so the yearly fee may be slightly cost prohibitive, while others feel that 10GB of storage is too much for them.