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EMC announced today an update to its popular Retrospect network backup software; version 8.1 brings back support for PowerPC-based workstations and improves performance for Intel-based Macs. Eric Ullman, director of project management for Retrospect, said that while older G4-based Macs will run sign...

July 28th 2009 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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You can find Mac applications that have been around longer than Retrospect, but not many that have the same ratio of copies installed to jobs/sanity saved. The venerable backup tool, now in its third decade and published by EMC Insignia (original developer Dantz was acquired a few years back) has be...

March 23rd 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Iomega and EMC continue to offer plenty of backup and storage options for home and small businesses, including a new version of Retrospect that improves the interface and performance for the first time in years. Retrospect 8.0 for Mac, in addition to the customizable UI, includes improved backup-to-...

January 7th 2009 at 6:45am 0 Comments
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When picking code names for new software versions, generally you want to stay away from anything that implies mythological or "often mentioned, never seen" status -- users may get the wrong idea. That said, given the long wait that loyal Retrospect users have had for new developments on the Mac side...

March 17th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It was just this past Sunday night, during our weekly talkcast aftershow (you know, the part we can't record and podcast because it's usually borderline libelous or outrageously wrongheaded), that I said "Y'know, I'm a huge Retrospect fan, and I've been using it for more than a decade, but I just do...

November 7th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments