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Engineering Matters

If recent events in the cloud storage community have taught us anything, it’s that Engineering Matters. Features essential to you, to your life, cannot be treated as something to worry about later. We’re founded on principles that security and trust do not have to exclude convenience from modern computer use, and we are dismayed by […]

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Easter present for owners of Nokia N900 Maemo Phone

We know many of you are open-source enthusiasts like we are, and some of you own a Nokia N900 Linux-Phone like I do. Nokia might forget us, however we didn’t. Ever wanted to access all your files from SpiderOak on your Maemo phone? Just direct your Maemo-browser to this installer file and install our new […]

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Et Tu, DropBox?

Friends, Netizens, Countrymen, lend me your eyes! I come to blog on SpiderOak, not to praise it! The evil that cloud syncs do live after them; the good is oft interred in their bones. So let it be with SpiderOak. The noble DropBox hath told you that SpiderOak was untrustworthy, if it were so, it […]

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And The Winners Are…

For many months now we have thought about creating new T-shirts for the company. In our ongoing efforts to make SpiderOak a pleasant experience for you, we simply never had the time to come up with a design ourselves; therefore, we called on the community for help. Choosing a winner was an extremely difficult task […]

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SpiderOak announces new Kansas City Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SpiderOak moves from the Data Center to users basements thanks to Google Gigabit Kansas City, Kansas – Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:13:37 -0600 – New broadband network’s first project is collaboration between Residents and Businesses SpiderOak has unveiled a new strategy today for its data storage infrastructure. In always searching for new […]

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Eric, Brian, and World Backup Day for Everyone!

On March 31, as part of the global data-saving initiative, we encourage you to back up all of your cherished photos and videos, and important documents. It definitely isn’t hard to back up your data, and it is certainly a move you won’t regret. We created a fun little clip for you to view. Just […]

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Create a SpiderOak T-Shirt and Get Money and a FREE 100GB Account!

Calling all creative minds! We at SpiderOak are looking for your help. For many months now we have thought about creating new T-shirts for the company. And in our constant efforts to make SpiderOak a pleasant experience for you, we unfortunately don’t have the time to come up with a design ourselves. This is where […]

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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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