Category Archives: Press Coverage

Category Archives: Press Coverage

TidBits: Last-Ditch Data Recovery More Difficult on the 2018 MacBook Pro

Originally published by TidBits. By Josh Centers Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pro laptops have always featured solid-state storage soldered to the logic board, making it impossible to remove for data recovery, as was possible with hard disk drives. For these Macs, Apple enabled last-ditch data recovery through a special port on the logic board, combined with a … Continue reading TidBits: Last-Ditch Data Recovery More Difficult on the 2018 MacBook Pro

MacRumors: Apple Seemingly Unable to Recover Data From 2018 MacBook Pro With Touch Bar When Logic Board Fails

Originally published by MacRumors. In 2016, when Apple introduced the first MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, the repair experts at iFixit discovered the notebooks have non-removable SSDs, soldered to the logic board, prompting concerns that data recovery would not be possible if the logic board failed. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case. Apple has a special tool for 2016 … Continue reading MacRumors: Apple Seemingly Unable to Recover Data From 2018 MacBook Pro With Touch Bar When Logic Board Fails

Digital Trends: If you own a 2018 MacBook Pro, you will want to maintain data backups

Originally published by Digital Trends By Chuong Nguyen If you recently purchased one of Apple’s refreshed 2018 MacBook Pro models, you’ll want to maintain backups of your files. Unlike previous models, if the logic board fails on your laptop, there is no way for Apple and its service technicians to access the solid-state drive and recover the contents stored … Continue reading Digital Trends: If you own a 2018 MacBook Pro, you will want to maintain data backups

USA Today: Ready to ditch your old flash drive? Don’t just erase and recycle

Originally published by USA Today. By Rob Pegaro When it’s time to donate or ditch an old flash-memory drive that stored sensitive information, deleting those files isn’t enough. The safest way to wipe the slate clean is actually to encrypt it — and that’s not as hard as it sounds. The computer industry’s migration from … Continue reading USA Today: Ready to ditch your old flash drive? Don’t just erase and recycle

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