Category: Blog

Android Data Recovery

  Today’s mobile devices increasingly preform on standardized operating systems. However, when it comes to recovering data, there is no such thing as ‘standard’. There are countless issues to address when recovering data from...

Flash Translation Layer

Recent technological advances in the development of flash memory based devices are consolidating their leadership position as the preferred storage media in embedded systems at the enterprise-scale as well as in end user storage...

Flash File Systems

In very simple approximation a flash file system is designed for storing files on flash memory–based storage devices, such as NAND memory chips. Although they share the same name with the rest of the...

How to Prevent Data Loss

Data loss can occur on any device that stores data. Although any loss of data, even a simple misplacement, is by definition technically a loss, what we are primarily concerned with is the permanent...

Seagate Seven

The Seagate Seven hard drive holds appeal for its performance, value, design and style. This USB 3.0-interface external portable drive performs as well as most other USB-based options. This one and only model, has...

How Much Does Priceless Cost?

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...

Black Box

When you hear the term ‘Black Box’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?  Most would say an Airplane’s Flight Recorder.  Then wonder, what does this have to do with a blog posted...

USB Type C

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...

8TB Solid State Drive

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...