Items tagged with data recovery

Sony has announced it will cease producing 1.44" drives in March, 2011. Demand for 3.5" drives and disks is larger than you might think—some 12 million disks sold in 2009—but it's time to pull the plug on the ancient standard. Once the workhorse of the computer industry, the floppy disk evolved significantly through the 70s and 80s. When CD-ROM drives and multimedia capabilities arrived in the early 90s, however, pundits began busily predicting the imminent demise of the 3.5" standard while manufacturers poured millions into disk-based product R&D. Given the ubiquitous nature of 3.5" drives,... Read more...
If you've ever wondered what caused massive hard drive failure or what a pretty much destroyed hard drive looked like, there's an app for you.Drive Savers has created the DriveSaver app for the iPhone, calling it the "first online hard disk drive simulator," which it is, in all likelihood. The app is free. Of course, Drive Savers isn't being completely altruistic here - they're a data recovery company and want your business. But for those who aren't intimately familiar with the interior of their computers, the app is pretty cool.Be forewarned: Turn the volume down a bit before playing with it -... Read more...
Digital Atlantic Corporation released CDRoller 8.61. CDRoller 8.61 is able to recover lost files on CDs, DVDs, flash memory cards, and Blu-ray discs. This program boasts of a friendly and easy-to-use User Interface with an intuitive list of data recovery commands and built-in adviser with basic recommendations for beginners. The software is able to recover lost files on discs created by drag and drop CD, DVD, and BD writing software such as Roxio and Ahead Nero. CDRoller 8.61 has a fault-tolerant UDF Reader which provides direct access to discs with UDF file systems and also finds the lost data... Read more...
Good morning everyone :)  With a mighty cold front hitting the Canadian portion of the labs, this News Jockey has been cuddling up to his computer towers in hopes of keeping warm.  However, it is nice to see the snow falling because that means I can breakout the new snowboard... Here is your AM update :)  Hard Drive Crash? The Essential Data Recovery Report @ The Tech Zone "Your worst nightmare just became a horrifying reality. You keep hearing that little voice in your head mockingly shout "you should have backed that stuff up" The voice keeps echoing throughout your... Read more...
 The team at HotHardware have had a busy few weeks recently, with major releases from ATI, NVIDIA, AMD and more.  Top that off with the usual string of high-end DVD burners, motherboards and the like and there are no signs of it letting up.  Soon we should see motherboards with PCI Express starting to show up as well and some sweet hardware to fill those slots.  Currently we've all got some interesting hardware we're working on that you are sure to love, one that I will be posting soon will have a lot of you drooling with envy, I promise.  Sadly, that's about all I can... Read more...