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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Ever lose your data due to a bad Hard Drive? Or were you lucky and just had a drive go bad? Traditional Hard Drive technology is roughly 40 years old. It’s mechanical and was designed for stationary use. Hard Drives weren’t created for mobile use in laptops, phones or iPods. By nature of their design, […] Continue reading →
Laptops are expensive. One way to get around this is to buy a gently used laptop. But what happens when you buy a dud? There’s no store to take it back to and you may be past the original warranty (usually only one year). Since buying a used laptop could quickly turn from saving money […] Continue reading →
Everyone’s heard the rumor that Mac’s are perfect, never have problems and life is so much easier with OS X. Nobody’s perfect and neither is OS X, Mac hardware or Apple. In fact, there’s a few common ailments specific to MacBooks and MacBookPros. Below are some of the most common problem’s I’ve come across with […] Continue reading →
What happens when your MacBook Pro’s wireless card breaks or the antennae starts giving you horrible reception? Well normally, if your Mac was less that a year old, it would be covered under warranty. If you bought AppleCare, you’re covered if your MacBook is up to three years old. But, what happens if it’s after […] Continue reading →