Chinese Cryptocurrency Miners Selling Used SSDs, But There’s A Catch

The plunging price of the cryptocurrency Chia has flooded the international market with used hard drives and solid state drives, according to a recent report from VNExpress International. The article cites a Facebook group with more than 5,000 Chia traders....
October 4, 2021

Converting Analog Video to Digital: Questions to Ask Service Providers

The VCRs of the world are breaking down. Functioning film projectors are increasingly hard to find. Tapes and film degrade with every viewing. To preserve your analog video collection — and to share it in digital channels, from Facebook to...
August 18, 2021

“Vinegar Syndrome” and Other Signs of Analog Film Damage

If your family recorded home videos between the 1930s and the 1970s, odds are they captured that vacation or piano recital on 8 mm film. (Super 8, Kodak’s hugely popular take on the original amateur film format, debuted in 1965...
August 16, 2021

How Long Do Analog Film Reels Last Before Degrading in Quality?

You’ve got a big box of VHS tapes, Super 8 reels, or other analog video films sitting in your attic. Are they still playable? How long can you store them safely? And if they’re showing clear signs of damage, what...
August 13, 2021

Recovering VHS Tapes to Digital Video Formats

Converting VHS tapes to modern formats can be risky, but the right video conversion team can help — even when your media is degraded or damaged.
August 6, 2021

Lost Passwords Responsible For an Estimated 90% Of Cryptocurrency Loss According to, Inc. Report

The past year has seen popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC-USD) go from just over $9,000 back in May of 2020 to well over $60,000 in April of 2021 down to under $40,000 the following month. This came as quite the shock...
May 25, 2021

Data Lakes Explained: What Are They, And Are They Safe?

Just as we do with our personal data, many companies prioritize safety alongside accessibility when deciding what to do with their data. While these things are always important, regardless of if you have one gigabyte of storage or one hundred...
April 20, 2021

The 6 Most Common Places Your Lost Bitcoin Wallet Is Hiding (and How to Recover It)

While Bitcoin began as a very niche, very esoteric cryptocurrency, it has since grown into something much more mainstream in the past decade. With the price of Bitcoin topping 61 thousand dollars in mid-March and hovering around the 55 thousand...
April 2, 2021

NFTs Explained: What Are They, and How Might They Shape the Future of Cryptocurrency?

While cryptocurrency has been around for over a decade now, the concept of an intangible digital asset with an extremely tangible price tag has really come to the forefront of the general public’s mind with the great Bitcoin boom of...
January 11, 2021

Microsoft SQL Server Database Recovery

Our data recovery customers often ask that we target their databases, and Microsoft SQL Server databases are among the most frequently requested files. In many cases, a SQL Server database is the only important thing on a drive or server...
November 20, 2020