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SF Gate Remembers Scott Gaidano as Savvy Consumer and Early Adopter

Originally published by SF Gate. Posher, sleeker 2019 Lexus ES will have Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa The year was 1989. Sedans were king. “Game changer” hadn’t yet become a colossal cliché. But transforming the luxury car business was exactly what Toyota pulled off nearly three decades ago by launching its upstart Lexus division. At the tip … Continue reading SF Gate Remembers Scott Gaidano as Savvy Consumer and Early Adopter

How Waterproof is Your Phone?

By Will DeLisi, NAND Flash Recovery Specialist Updated June 15, 2018 In short, it’s not. The market has become flooded (pun intended) with water-resistant phones, but it is important to remember that water-resistant is NOT the same as waterproof. Don’t get me wrong—water resistance is AWESOME, especially when it comes to that handheld computer in … Continue reading How Waterproof is Your Phone?

Data Recovery Will Still be Available with iOS 12 USB Restricted Mode

By Jim Alcott, Data Recovery/Forensic Engineer On Monday at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled details of their upcoming iOS 12 operating system for iPhone and iPad smart devices, including one particular feature intended to improve personal data privacy and security. What is USB Restricted Mode? Currently, the USB lightning port can be used to … Continue reading Data Recovery Will Still be Available with iOS 12 USB Restricted Mode

Video from Austin Evans: Don’t Let Me Save Your Data

Hey guys, this is Austin, and today I’m in an incredibly stylish suit for one reason. I’m about to go into this cleanroom to take a look to see how DriveSavers is able to save everything from a hard drive to an SSD to – importantly for what we’re going to be doing today – how … Continue reading Video from Austin Evans: Don’t Let Me Save Your Data

Inundated with Privacy Policy Emails?
Here’s Why.

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer Chances are, your email box has been filling up for several weeks now with privacy updates and notifications of privacy policy changes coming from every kind of company, from Google to GoPro. The reason so many businesses are scrambling to update their privacy policies: GDPR. The General Data … Continue reading Inundated with Privacy Policy Emails?
Here’s Why.