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Daniel Larsson

Happy WiFi day! 8.02.11, the most exclusive holiday ever!

(Image Credit: IEEE) Your birthday comes around once every year, Halley’s comet passes once every 75 years, but WiFi day still takes the cake as the most exclusive holiday. Happening only once on this fine day of August 2nd of 2011 and thus cementing it’s position as the ruler of all holidays. Due to the […]

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Reddit, World Backup Day, SpiderOak, March 31st and the power of Social Media

It started as a single thread from the user adamjeff on the well known forum/news site reddit.com (here). Over the next few days through reddit’s messaging system, email, twitter, facebook and word of mouth, the ‘idea’ behind World Backup Day was born. The thread received over 2,500 ‘up-votes’ and over 1,000 comments. Users wanted to […]

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WHAAAAT? Unlimited storage for $4.99 a month not a viable business model?

In the wake of the news that Mozy is scrapping their ‘Unlimited’ data plans , I figured it would be apropos to write a post on: a) the reasoning behind why we at SpiderOak do not offer unlimited data plans; and b) why we believed early on that it was only a matter of time […]

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iOS Mobile Client 1.2 Released! Improvements Abound and iPad Support!

With our new Mobile development team in full swing, we are proud to present Version 1.2 of the SpiderOak iOS app for iPhone and iPad! SpiderOak for iOS is available right now in the App Store for FREE! The new version comes with improvements in every area from the login process, file handling, printing ability, […]

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SpiderOak Android ver 1.1 in the wild!

With lessons learned and a new Mobile development crew in place, we proudly announce the new Android client: SpiderOak Android Version 1.1. The new client features improvements in stability, speed, and several added features such as improved folder handling and the addition of ‘Favorites’ (or files that are downloaded and always available regardless of connectivity). […]

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SpiderOak, Free Games and Poetry to round off the year!

It’s about that time of the year when people – for various reasons – feel the desire to spend their hard earned money on gifts for their loved ones, colleges, spouses and children. Here at SpiderOak – being the sort of people that like to dive headlong into the spirit of any holiday (from Valentine’s […]

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Finally here – SpiderOak Android 1.0 Application released!

We at SpiderOak are very proud and excited to finally announce the launch of our SpiderOak Android app; SpiderOak Android 1.0. The launch represents the official release of our second mobile client and gives our customers yet another way of accessing, viewing and sharing their stored data ‘on the go’. Version 1.0 of SpiderOak Android […]

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Mac OS X cats VS. The Linux animals – The Aftermath..

WOW! I just want to start off by thanking our fantastic blog audience and customers for all the fun answers, good time banter, support and link-love our recent ‘Who would win in a struggle between all the Mac OS X cats and all the Linux animals?’ post resulted in. You guys sure know how rally […]

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The Monthly 100GB Premium account Twitter Contest – Redux!

Here at SpiderOak, we are all about providing a Free, innovative and secure online backup, synchronization, and sharing solution in addition to great service to our customers. However, we also have lighter side. With the release of SpiderOak 3.7 we thought it would be a good idea to reboot our twitter free premium account contest. […]

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Netbooks you say? Well there’s a client for that..

When people discussed the future of ‘mobile’ back in 1999, everything was WAP and cell phone Internet and mobile website development and thin clients. Well at least most of us remember how that ‘mobile revolution’ changed our lives, or, at the very least, our 401K’s. Fast forward about half a decade and a company named […]

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