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Data Recovery – The Easy, Hard and Send It Away Way

When your hard drive fails or your laptop breaks, how do you recover lost data? Sure, having a backup is great.. But what if you don’t? Or what if your backup isn’t so recent?

Just because a hard drive fails or your dropped laptop breaks, doesn’t mean your data is totally gone. In most cases it can be retrieved depending on the damage.

You’re going to have to do a process called Data Recovery. And there’s three different ways, each increasing in cost and difficulty.
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How to Troubleshoot a Power Issue

 Power issues are annoying. Either your laptop shuts off suddenly because the power cord unplugged, the battery craps out after 20 minutes, or it just doesn’t turn on at all.. Like all laptop manufacturers, Apple sometimes has battery issues. Or power adapter issues or power related logic board issues. How can you tell what exactly […] Continue reading →

Replacing an External Drive

 One fact that many consumers aren’t aware of is that external drives can easily be replaced or upgraded. All it takes is a little know-how, total lack of respect for possible warranties and a small eyeglass / electronics screwdriver. Armed with the following knowledge, you’ll be able to replace or upgrade your drive and use […] Continue reading →