Touro Mobile Pro USB External 7200 rpm Hard Drive
$80 US for 500 GB or $92 US for 750 GB


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Four important points before we begin:

1. These hard drives connect to your Macintosh via USB, not FireWire. USB is slower than FireWire, with equal reliability. USB version 3 is the new standard. Macs don’t have USB 3. Macs have USB 2. These drives are USB 2 compatible

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iPhone data recovery service – DriveSavers

On February 12, 2008, in iPhone, by David Weeks

iPhone data recovery service

DriveSavers is possibly the best-known name in the personal computer data recovery business. The firm recently announced that it now provides data recovery for damaged Apple iPhones.

Being both a happy iPhone owner, and a curious reviewer, I wanted to learn more. Why would anyone need data recovery, when the iPhone syncs each time you dock it with your Mac?

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Nemo Memo
Windows Is Still Better Than Mac, Right?

On July 20, 2005, in Nemo Memo, Opinion, by John Nemerovski

Mora Black’s reliable, mission-critical Windows laptop crashed, and she lost all her data. She is self-employed, so she was devastated, not having backed up her drive.

Local tech support in Albuquerque (not the end of the world) took several hundred dollars of her hard-earned cash, with no positive results whatsoever. Mora mentioned this in passing, as part of an email message asking for a copy of a contract I had downloaded months ago from her web site.

I directed her to DriveSavers, the premier data recovery service. You can learn about this California company here and in a recent New York Times feature. Make sure you read the conclusion of this article, where DriveSavers’ founder admits to never backing up his own computers. No comment.

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