DriveSavers: How Does a Hard Drive Work?

How does a hard drive work?

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The first hard drive was invented by IBM in 1956. Since then, this piece of technology has completely transformed the way we compute, work and live.

Hard disk drives have been in a nearly constant state of change for the last seven decades. Manufacturers are on a near constant quest to decrease their physical size and cost while increasing their data storage capacity. Considering the average 1GB flash drive today costs less than $5—down from $849 for a 1GB external hard drive sold by Seagate in 1995—it’s safe to say significant progress has been made.

So how are they doing this, what does a hard drive do and how does a hard drive work, anyway?

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DriveSavers Tips: How to Recover Deleted iPhone Photos

How to recover deleted photos from an iPhone

Recover Deleted iPhone Photos

Americans take about 20 photos per day, and most of us have more than 600 just saved on our phones, not counting cloud-based storage systems and local hard drives. We like pictures. A lot. So what happens when they’re accidentally deleted? Do you know how to recover deleted photos from iPhone?

Fortunately, there are a few different ways to recover photos from iPhone. Here are five tried-and-true methods to find deleted photos on iPhone.

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Drivesavers Offering FREE Hurricane Harvey/Irma Data Recoveries

Drivesavers, a company we have worked with for years to retrieve precious ‘unrecoverable’ data, has decided to offer free recoveries to those who lost data as a result of the recent Hurricanes. 

Houston residents are just starting to deal with the Hurricane Harvey aftermath and already we have an even bigger hurricane, Hurricane Irma, on its way to Florida. DriveSavers hopes to help by giving victims an opportunity to regain irreplaceable personal, business and financial data.

Free data recovery service is currently available for victims of Hurricane Harvey who have water damaged devices resulting from the flooding in Texas.

We will also be offering free recovery to victims of Hurricane Irma for their water damaged devices.

Because exposure to water and air cause corrosion on electronic circuitry, we have deadlines for these devices: September 15th for Harvey devices and September 30th for Irma devices. There is a limit of one device per business or household. Customers needing additional recoveries, and those with multi-disk devices such as RAID, NAS and SAN devices, are eligible for a 50 percent discount off the regular service fees.

Here is some information more about Drivesavers Data Recovery:

“At DriveSavers, data loss is only temporary and we prove it every day with the highest data recovery success rate in the industry. For over 30 years, we’ve performed data recovery on every kind of storage device including hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), smartphones, tablets, USB flash drives, camera cards and enterprise-level devices like RAIDs. We handle every kind of data loss situation including mechanical failure, physical, water and fire damage, data corruption, file deletions, head crashes and more. We conduct all our data recoveries inside a Certified ISO Class 5 Cleanroom that is dust-free and static-free. Think of it as an operating room for damaged drives. Our Cleanroom prevents contamination that could result in permanent data loss while we perform surgery on the delicate components of your storage device. That’s why major manufacturers have trusted DriveSavers since 1985 to perform intricate recovery operations without voiding your warranty.”

To read the press release about Hurricane Harvey, click here.

To read the press release about Hurricane Irma, click here.