Category: Lifestyle

How to Properly Test your Backups

How to Properly Test your Backups backup

Studies say almost 50% of backups fail during the recovery stage! If you don’t test your backups properly there’s an excellent chance you won’t be able to recover them successfully when you need to.  While most large companies test disaster recovery plans at least once a year, small business and home users almost never exercise […]

Wesh 2 Exclusive Interview with Data Analyzers’ CEO

Wesh 2 Exclusive Interview with Data Analyzers’ CEO wesh 2 blog

Earlier this month, following the events of this year’s 2018 DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas, Wesh 2 News visited the Data Analyzers headquarters in central Florida to interview Founder and CEO, Andrew von Ramin Mapp. The Defcon Conference is highly prestigious and draws famous hackers from across the globe to showcase their skills and […]

Retro Storage: Floppy Disk Experiment, Part 1

Retro Storage: Floppy Disk Experiment, Part 1 floppy featured v3

What is a floppy disk? Developed in the late 1960’s, the floppy disk is an extremely dated form of data storage comprised of a flexible magnetic storage disk, enclosed in hard plastic. Who still uses a floppy disk? Unless you work with legacy hardware or a retro enthusiast, almost no one uses them anymore. Most […]

The age of portable storage

The age of portable storage Lacie Data Recovery

Back in the days when a Megabyte was considered an enormous amount of storage capacity and computers used to fill up entire rooms, the average hard drive weighed about 200 pounds. Over time, technology progressed and today most of us use portable storage devices (PSD’s). Portable storage devices PSD’s are small hard drives designed to […]