Why Destroying Your Smartphone is Harder Than You Think: From a Digital Forensics Lab

Submerged in salt water for hours? No problem. Run over by a car? That’s ok. Hit with a hammer? You’d be surprised. In all of these situations, what’s keeping your smartphone “alive” is only the [...]

October 6th, 2015|Categories: FlashFixers|

Why Storing Images Only on Your Phone is a Bad Idea

Putting all your eggs in one basket has never been a good idea. So trusting the storage of all your photos, videos and music in one tiny piece of plastic and metal is setting yourself [...]

March 29th, 2015|Categories: FlashFixers|

Fix my Flash Drive: 3 Troubleshooting Tips

We've all been there--It's twenty minutes before your thesis is due, you put the file on your flash drive to print it off at school, you put your flash drive in the USB port and...nothing; [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Categories: FlashFixers|

Warning: What Computer Techs Won’t Tell You about Data Recovery

Failure can be avoided by backing up to more than one place This advice has been offered for years, but not by computer techs that are interested in making serious money off digital photo recovery. [...]

January 17th, 2015|Categories: FlashFixers|

4 Ways to Save Your iPhone After Dropping it in Water

There's nothing quite like the sinking feeling you get when you accidentally drop your iPhone in water. You never know if it will survive- and you don't even want to think about what your parents [...]

January 15th, 2015|Categories: FlashFixers|

4 Ways to Destroy Your Flash Drive in 30 Seconds or Less

Let's face it- you put a lot of confidence in your USB flash drive. It's your go-to for storing important documents, and you can even get them in fun shapes and sizes. But what happens [...]

December 24th, 2014|Categories: FlashFixers|