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Grey Skies Are Gonna Clear Up: 3 Data Recovery Solutions for Severe Weather Conditions


15 August 2016

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs?

Summer means basking in the sunshine, swimming in the nearest body of water, and reveling in the great outdoors. What’s not to love about vacation season and ideal warm weather?

Unfortunately, summer is closely followed by hurricane season.

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CBL Pictures: Fire Damaged Hard Drives


22 July 2016

Sometimes the effects of a disaster are too much for recovery - photos of some hard drives destroyed by wildfires in Fort McMurray

When we receive fire-damaged hard drives and computers in need of data recovery service, usually they aren’t in terribly bad shape. As you can see in these photos, unfortunately wildfires in Fort McMurray, Canada incurred extreme destruction on these drives. Sometimes the effects of a disaster are too much for recovery.

More pics after the jump …

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Pokémon No-Go: What’s the Catch?


15 July 2016

The mobile app, Pokémon Go, is a global phenomenon.

Pokémon Go mobile game screenshot Comfortably seated at No. 1 on mobile download charts for both iOS and Android users, the app has made virtual reality mainstream, prompting users to get off the couch and go explore the real world, but through a virtual lens.

However, people can collect a lot more than Pokémon.

We break down the basics of the game and look into some potential risks and threats to your data privacy, cybersecurity and more.

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Plugged In: The Internet of [Every] Thing


22 June 2016

Plugged In: The Internet of [Every] Thing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest thing since the Internet. And it is, quite literally, huge. Notably, “the Internet is as much a collection of communities as a collection of technologies.” It connects computers and people. Now, the Internet far surpasses its original definition as a vast network of computer systems. It has expanded rapidly and could potentially include everything. In the Internet of Things, all kinds of objects and technologies can effectively “talk” to one another.

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