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Safely Eject to Protect Your Data

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Do you know how to properly care for your thumb drives, external drives and other devices that may be plugged into your computer? It’s easier than you may realize to lose the data on your portable storage. Should You Leave it Be?   Is it safe to leave a … Continue reading Safely Eject to Protect Your Data

TCC: 2017 Smartphone Trends to Look Forward to

Excerpt from article originally published by TCC. 27 mobile enthusiasts and tech bloggers share their predictions for 2017 The wireless world is evolving rapidly, with fancy new smartphones and wearable gadgets emerging all the time. The industry is changing at such rapid pace. It can be difficult to predict the next smartphone trend. With 2017 right around … Continue reading TCC: 2017 Smartphone Trends to Look Forward to

Making Good Choices for a Good Recovery

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering If you have the misfortune of dealing with a failed data storage device—smartphone, tablet, memory card, hard drive, etc.—what are the most important things you should know before you talk to a data recovery company about the help you need? A fancy website may make a good impression, but … Continue reading Making Good Choices for a Good Recovery

DriveSavers: Raising Data from the Dead—Literally

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering As Halloween comes around every October, thoughts of trick-or-treaters, costumes, decorations and candy come to mind for most people. But at DriveSavers Data Recovery, Halloween comes nearly every day. The Novato, California-based company specializes in “raising data from the dead.” In this case, “the dead” are physically damaged or … Continue reading DriveSavers: Raising Data from the Dead—Literally

Small Business Bonfire: Why Data Backup Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Originally published by Small Business Bonfire. By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering A recent survey of 400 employees, sponsored by CloudBerry Lab, Inc., reveals that more than one-third of small enterprises may have no data backup at all. While 36 percent of the 400 respondents said they kept complete backups of their key business information, … Continue reading Small Business Bonfire: Why Data Backup Is Needed Now More Than Ever