Throwback: Creating the First Hard Disk Drive at IBM
Throwback: Creating the First Hard Disk Drive at IBM

3 July 2020

A promotional film that IBM made in the 1950s looks at the creation of the first hard disk drive and is a retro video throwback to tech innovation and marketing of the time reminding us how far we’ve come and of artifacts from our own data recovery archives.

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CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge #2009vs2019
CBL Pictures: #10YearChallenge #2009vs2019

25 January 2019

Have you seen the social trend popping up the last few weeks using the hashtag #10yearchallenge? We liked seeing these and thought as we completed our 25th year recovering data we surely could also get involved with our own spin. Some of our followers online showed interest in learning more about exactly what was shown in the photo so here’s an expanded breakdown.

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Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers
Throwback: Gallery of Vintage Computers

24 January 2019

#Throwback Photographer Mark Richards’ tribute to vintage computers of the past ‘Core Memory’ features gems like this old DEC hard drive, and yes, an Apple Macintosh (Happy 35th birthday)

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CBL Pictures: Throwback T-Shirts From Thankful Customers
CBL Pictures: Throwback T-Shirts From Thankful Customers

16 November 2018

From companies and colleges to charities and churches – something from the Archives as we celebrate twenty-five years of recovering data. Throwback to our kudos wall of t-shirts from thankful customers.

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Ada Lovelace Day
Ada Lovelace Day

10 October 2017

Ada Lovelace was a 19th century amateur mathematician who is held up as a symbol for women in science. Her tale is a fascinating one and earned her not only acclaim as the ‘first computer programmer’ but a day honouring her and celebrating women in tech.

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