Customer Spotlight: Can You Recover Lost Files From a Broken GPS?

When Andrew’s GPS was run over and broken, he panicked! Losing his GPS data would mean repeating weeks’ worth of work. Fortunately, with help from FlashFixers, he didn’t have to! This broken GPS was run over by a truck. What Happened? This story is from Andrew Rist of Pine Ridge Technologies in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Andrew [...]

Customer Spotlight: Does Rain Really Ruin an iPhone?

Rain will likely ruin your iPhone, but that does not mean it will ruin your photos. How is that possible? Check out Noelle's story below. (If you are interested in learning about the extreme measures used to recover Noelle's photos, click here.) Noelle's Story: A Record-Breaking Catch Imagine breaking a state record, and then losing all evidence of it! This [...]

How to Recover Photos from a Water Damaged iPhone

A little rain can’t hurt. Unless, you are a smartphone. Rain kills smartphones! But rain does not always kill data! In this blog post, FlashFixers details the extreme measures used to successfully recover photos from a water damaged iPhone. Fixing a Water Damaged iPhone When rainwater got into Noelle’s iPhone 5s, it stopped working. All evidence of record-breaking moment [...]

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 size of your fingertip – and as long as it’s intact so is all of your phone’s data, regardless of [...]