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How to keep data safe on a flash drive

What can I do in order to prevent data loss from my USB drive is a very common question. In this article we will try to clarify USB flash drive technology for you. USB flash drives has limited number of write cycles usually from 2000 to 10000 depending on the device. However, there are no … Continue reading

Are You Sure Your Backup Is Secure?

In many of the previous articles we described ways to back up data in order to avoid data loss. However, while many computer users take appropriate steps to back up their data, very few take the time to verify their backups. This step may seem irrelevant but in many cases it is the difference between … Continue reading

The History of Data Storage

From the dawn of civilization people have sought a way to store information for long amounts of time, ultimately forever. Ancient Egyptians built pyramids with their inside walls covered with hieroglyphics and even had their rulers mummified. Today, in the era of Facebook and Twitter we are experiencing very similar problems on a different level. … Continue reading

Turing machines – Alan Turing

Alan Turing was the first to boldly ask the question of whether machines can think. He left an indelible mark on the foundations of computer science, artificial intelligence, cryptography, and impacted other areas of science. He was openly homosexual in an era in which it was still a punishable offence. Alan Turing, called a discrete … Continue reading

Tips for Using Your Hard Disk in the Winter

As your hard drives may store some important data it is an imperative to make sure to operate them in an appropriate, temperature-controlled environment. By understanding the potential dangers associated with cold weather, you can prevent data loss. In order to accomplish that keep the following tips in mind. Back Up All Important Data For … Continue reading

Top 5 external hard drives

In most cases computer users need an external drive to “back up” documents, photos, holiday videos and other information in caseĀ  computer die. Let’s try to compile the best external hard drive brands. Here is a list of the top 5 external hard drive brands we tested and recommend for you: Buffalo Technology Buffalo Technology … Continue reading

How To Back Up Your Data?

The only way to keep yourself completely safe is to choose an effective data backup method and back up your important files and folders regularly. In this article we take a look at some of the most popular options and their advantages and disadvantages. { External Hard Drives and Portable Media } Many computer users … Continue reading

Tips For Protecting Your Data

To keep your data safe, you need to regularly monitor system health and carry out some routine maintenance. 1. Updating Your System: Users should keep their systems up to date at all times. Updates should never negatively impact the stability of your computer, but back up your data before running major updates. If the update … Continue reading