Why is the internet free?

So why is the internet free? Sure you might pay your Internet service provider to connect to it, but most information on the internet is free. Everywhere you might get a load of eyes you will also get a opportunity to slap a product or a service in someones face. It’s called advertising, and it’s …
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Cloud vs physical storage

Should you use cloud or physical data storage for your needs? You might have realised that your photo collection, music collection, or movie collection is getting quite large. So depending on what type of data you want to store you need to make a decision. I will outline all the pros and cons of using …
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So why is a data recovery service so expensive?

I get asked sometimes how do I sleep at night after issuing a $1000 average quote for a data recovery service. Well the answer is quote straightforward! It’s a business like any other. We don’t intend to hold the customers data hostage, we don’t have a special machine that we plug hard drives into that …
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Are free crypto websites actually worth it?

Well in my experience … actually free crypto… not really. Initially I signed up for Coinbase just to learn more about different cryptocurrencies but I did not expect to actually get paid that much just to watch some videos. I thought there must be a catch, maybe I can’t withdraw anything or convert it to …
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Ever heard of finding a Bitcoin on old hard drives?

Being in the IT world, Bitcoin, computer repair and data recovery business for quite a while, I did get encounters with people who asked me if I ever found old Bitcoins on old hard drives forgotten since they were worthless. Even three lost and found bitcoins would buy me a car nowadays. The answer is …
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Hard Drives reliability and which brand to choose

We get a lot of questions from our customers regarding which hard drive to choose. In our experience the most reliable hard drives are also the easiest to work with from the point of view of data recovery. There was a time when Seagate drives were considered to be the most reliable hard drives on …
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How safe is your data on your smartphone?

No I’m not referring to your data being stolen or accessed by someone else on your smartphone. I mean how safe is it from being permanently lost forever, the important kind. With the recent hacking scandals and security upgrades in the last few years, smartphones have become more and more difficult to recover data from …
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