• Seagate Data Recovery Issues

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    Recently data recovery service around the nation has been flooded with Seagate drives! Basically all shapes and sizes with a staggering failing rate, some estimates at 25% annually including fancy thin 7mm drives with 2 platters and 4 heads and 2TB of capacity. More than a year ago we published an article about the Seagate […]

     
  • HDD Serial Commander 2.0

     HDD Serial Commander 2.0
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    The tool known in the industry as the ‘data recovery technician’s little helper’ is about to be published for free. And yes, like everything in ADRECA’s realm it is Public Beta. It has new skin, new features and supports most Samsung, Toshiba and Seagate F3 hard disk drives. We have the HDD Serial Commander development […]

     
  • Great information graphic: The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global

     Great information graphic: The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global
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      The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global   Wikipedia defines security as the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm. It applies to any vulnerable and valuable asset, such as a person, dwelling, community, item, nation, or organization. Further more, the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) in the OSSTMM 3, […]

     
  • 3D NAND: SK Hynix Overtakes Micron Technology and Toshiba

     3D NAND: SK Hynix Overtakes Micron Technology and Toshiba
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    SK Hynix, a South Korean memory semiconductor supplier is the world’s second-largest memory chipmaker after Samsung Electronics and the world’s fifth-largest semiconductor company. Founded as Hyundai Electronics in 1983, this company today has manufacturing sites in Korea, the US, China and Taiwan. Hynix memory is used by Apple in some of their iMac, MacBook and […]

     
  • Encryption. Protection. Privacy.

     Encryption. Protection. Privacy.
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    Today, a friend of mine shared Tim Cook’s customer letter published days ago on Apple’s website. He argues that recent government’s demands to remove security features and add new capabilities to the operating system, allowing a passcode to be input electronically will make it easier to unlock your iPhone. The government uses 1789 All Writs Act […]

     
  • Seagate 10TB Helium-Filled Hard Drives

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    Seagate 10TB helium-filled hard drives pricing and release information for has not been revealed yet, while some estimate to have an expected retail price of $800. After a slow initial response to Western Digital subsidiary HGST’s efforts at creating helium-filled drives, Seagate has finally decided to join others. Western Digital/HGST have had helium-filled drives on […]

     
  • Flash is evolving at an even faster rate than Moore’s Law

     Flash is evolving at an even faster rate than Moore’s Law
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    Flash storage was part of the Apple iPod when it first debuted in 2005, followed later by iPhone, Android devices and others. The unique attributes associated with this type of storage allowed this major change to happen since flash lead to smaller, lighter, more resilient mobile devices. In fact, flash is one the key ingredients that […]

     
  • How Much Does Priceless Cost?

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    Photos are very important, that’s something we can all safely agree on. We can also agree that modern technology such as our home appliances, cars or smartphones can fail. Your external hard drive or the one found in your computer, memory card or flash drive often meet with failure as well. Murphy’s law ensures that […]

     
  • USB Type C

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    The USB Type-C is a new small reversible-plug connector for USB 3.1 devices. The type-C plug will be used at both the host and device side, replacing multiple Type-B and Type-A connectors and cables with a future-proof standard similar to Apple’s Lightning and Thunderbolt. The 24-pin double-sided connector provides four power/ground pairs, two differential pairs […]

     
  • 8TB Solid State Drive

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    Western Digital and Toshiba regularly ship 4TB and 6TB drives. Now Seagate and HGST has started shipping 8TB hard drives using helium technology that cost around $250. There are other models with an impressive 10TB of storage capacity using Shingled magnetic recording (SMR). But this article is not about hard disk drives it is about the new kid in […]

     
  • A Very Brief History of Hard Drives

     A Very Brief History of Hard Drives
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    For decades now hard disk drives have been the cheapest way to store large amount of data. Today hard disk drives can easily store terabytes of user data. Believe it or not, the first data storage device appeared in the nineteenth century. In 1890 Herman Hollerith developed a method allowing a machine to enter data […]

     
  • Seagate Enterprise 4TB Drive

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    The Seagate Enterprise 3.5 inch Hard Disk Drives, formerly known as Constellation ES series are capacity-optimized hard drives that support the highest density storage per square foot capable of up to 4TB per drive allowing for maximum density server and storage solutions. Drives are also perfect for reliable, 24×7 bulk data storage and have predictable […]

     
  • New Chromebook 2

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    Two weeks ago, Samsung Electronics announced their soon to be released Chromebook 2 Series. The new model is an improvement on the most recent and popular, Samsung Chromebook Line. Now having increased performance, extended battery life and a lighter build. These new products will be an extension of the popular Chromebook Line, which has led […]

     
  • New Interface for Solid-State Drives?

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    Solid-state drive (SSD) manufacturers are working with a new standard interface that allows SSDs to work at speeds closer to their full potential.     SSD developers have been using buses such as SATA, SAS or Fibre Channel for interfacing with the rest of a computer system. SATA has been the most typical way for […]

     
  • Shipments of SSDs Grew by more than 80 Percent

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    As Solid-state drives (SSDs) continued to outpace hard disk drive (HDD) sales by a wide margin last year these days they are even more popular, according to industry reports. A a storage industry publisher, Infostor claims that shipments of SSDs grew by 82 percent in 2013 to 57 million units. There is a 50 percent […]

     
  • How to Submit a Request For Data Recovery Quote

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    Our friends from ADRECA presented their first series on How to Submit a Data Recovery quote for Desktop Computer, Hard Disk Drive and Mac Computers. After their pilot video guide which we presented on our blog, last week they published more videos covering the same subject. With Free Data Recovery Quote for USA you can […]

     
  • New Data Recovery Video from Free Data Recovery Quote

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    Advanced Data Recovery Analytics releases new data recovery video guide. In this they describe how to submit data recovery request with Free Data Recovery Quote for any tablet. We invite you to participate and improve this service capabilities.   ADRECA’s Data Recovery Video Guide #01

     
  • Hard Drive Recovery on Apple Computers – Unique Considerations

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    The Apple Computer Brand has been wildly successful at creating a loyal fan base. One of the reasons for this success has do with the brands strategy of marketing themselves as an alternative choice for consumers. Indeed, Apple has introduced several features on Mac computers that are an improvement on the methods other operating systems […]

     
  • Do your Research when choosing a Data Recovery Service Provider

     Do your Research when choosing a Data Recovery Service Provider
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    What is the first thing we do when that check engine light comes on in our car? How do you handle a burned out taillight or squeaking brakes? A very small number may choose to fix the problem themselves, but most turn to the services and expertise of an auto repairman. If you’re lucky, you […]

     
  • Disk Drive Failure – What went wrong?

     Disk Drive Failure – What went wrong?
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    Many things can cause a hard disk drive failure and therefore a data loss. Many things can cause a hard disk drive failure. The most common reason is some type of logical damage, such as deleted or overwritten files. However, hard disk drive may suffer some type of physical impact damage, such as dropping the […]

     
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