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JackBack Software by Brayder Technologies

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At $19.95, JackBack is a steal. I originally bought a Handspring Backup Module for $45, and backed up religiously, and generally worried about losing data while on the road. Since then I starting using larger databases on the 16meg Flash, and swapping modules in and out of the Visor. Now, with JackBack, I use the 16meg module exclusively, with my unattended backups and other data sharing space. JackBack has saved my butt a few times, sparing me at least a few days of data and notes. I look forward to their CompactFlash support, and I hope their continue to support other Visor-specific memory solutions like the MemoryStick Springboard Module, and the MemPlug SmartMedia module. If you have a Flash Module already, pickup JackBack. If you are looking for a combination storage and backup solution, JackBack is a welcome addition to your Visor software library.

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Good Software, Slow Restores
I bought it after buying a Matchbook card in their liquidation. I went to buy JackBack (now JBBackup) and found that it was reduced from $19.95 to $14.95 to a special price of $7.95. That's a steal. I suggest you do an Image backup along with a file-by-file backup. I needed to restore the whole thing from a file backup after a hard reset, and had a lot of trouble with open files, etc. Eventually got it all running, but only after much torture.
by Magic_Al

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Great piece of software!
Unattended backups for the Palm OS - set it and forget it. I bought it as an add-on for $10 when I picked up my FlashPlus. One of the best software deals I've ever had.
by dsilver

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I wished I bought it sooner...
...not that I had a disaster that required JackBack but after using it for a while, it's one of those "must-have" utilities, especially if you're not near a PC/Mac to sync on a regular basis and you have a Springboard with flash memory.
by ProjectZero

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I like it.
This is quick and easy. We are lucky to have it. I also use a back up module.
by ronnielc

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CF flash plug-in available now
I bought JB yesterday from Handango (who have it available for $14.95, for a limited time) because of it's ability to back-up to compact flash. It takes a while for the first backup (30mins plus), but subsequant backups took 5mins. I too did a hard reset, and restore to test and everything worked hunkey-dorey. Highly recommended.
by Nurcombe

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Backup Fanatics Nirvana
You can never have too many backups. Especially if your data is important to you. This product will be my next purchase as soon as I get a Flash springboard. The scheduled backups are great!!!!!!!
by Bud Pritchard

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Do Not Pass This Up
This is far and away the best 20.00 I have spent on my Visor. I love the way it backs up the data automatically. I used the Backup module, but it was difficult to remember cosistently. I now have peace of mind, and I am pretty sure that the JackBack copies more stuff to the 8 meg module than the Backup modules did. I lost registration numbers on occasion when the batteries died with the Backup Module. That is depressing and inconvenient. I agree that this is an Award class program. They are to be commended on continuing to improve an excellent product.
by gcorson


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