Synectics Business Solutions has released BackJack 5.1.4
(, a new version of the Macintosh backup service.
The company has also announced a “Summer Vacation Peace of Mind”
promotion to celebrate BackJack’s 11-year anniversary.

BackJack 5.1.4 introduces a new DualSync capability that lets you
have a second Mac configured to synchronize the files being backed up
by your primary backup, allowing for restores to a second computer.
DualSync leverages BackJack’s security and encryption features to
ensure all files remain fully encrypted until they arrive on your Mac.

BackJack 5.1.4 also has a number of under-the-hood enhancements that
improves the performance and throughput of backup and restore
actions. These improvements have shown increases of up to 27 percent,
especially on congested networks and Internet connections, according
to the folks at Synectics Business Solutions.

In celebration of BackJack’s 11th year of offering this service to
Mac users, new subscriptions are being made available for half of the
regular price. BackJack 5.1.4 is a Universal Binary, so runs natively
on both PowerPC and Intel Macs. It requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. A