Heads and Tales: Rescuing Data for Environmentalists Rescuing the Rainforest

Apr 21, 10:48 am

Heads and Tales: Rescuing Data for Environmentalists Rescuing the Rainforest

Through the research efforts of the individuals who make the Durika Reserve home as well as the visitors to the community each year, a vast array of previously unknown or recorded findings has been collected for five years on the flora and fauna which also make Durika their home.

While a self-sustainable community that uses alternative energy sources, its members do leverage select modern technologies including a laptop computer upon which are stored the images of the flora and fauna captured by researchers and visitors. When Eugenio García López, biologist and ecologist with Fundación Durika, could not access the files on his laptop’s hard drive, he felt despair.

“The photographs contained on the damaged external hard drive represented hundreds of hours and research of biologists in the rainforest or photographs taken while hiking through dense, virgin jungle where no one probably has ever been before.”

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CBL Pictures: Submerged

Aug 24, 11:45 am

CBL Pictures: Submerged

wet water-submerged hard drive NAS device headed to recovery at CBL Data Recovery You wouldn’t expect this situation to come up, but then again, most (many?) data loss disasters aren’t expected. We see natural disasters involving tornadoes, fires, earthquakes, heavy storms and the resulting water-damaged hard drives, burnt computers, and power-outage crashed hard disks….. but it’s the odd ones that come along every so often that get us.

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CBL Pictures: Pieces of You

Apr 16, 12:10 pm

CBL Pictures: Pieces of You

Pieces of You 1 - shattered hard disk platter in case

When we got this drive by regular mail with little padding we were a little worried. Being able to hear pieces moving around freely within the hard drive is never a good sign.

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CBL Pictures: iPhone teardown for recovery

Apr 9, 04:05 pm

CBL Pictures: iPhone teardown for recovery

Apple announcements about iPhones and OS 4.0 on the brain?

iPhone 3GS teardown for recovery

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How DIY Can Lead to the Cleanroom

Apr 7, 11:49 am

How DIY Can Lead to the Cleanroom

Home users have become quite computer savvy when it comes to fixing minor problems. More often than not we are finding less logical/software problems making their way to our locations. Even after fiddling with their hard drive and taking it to a local computer technician, problems are often still not solved. That’s when CBL gets the call.

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