• Mac SSD Recovery – Samsung MX-JPU256T/0A6

    by May 19, 2019

    Today I want to share a story about a Macbook that was run over by a car and the internal storage was damaged. Luckily, there was only damage to some surface mount components and the entire SSD device was not destroyed. If you are familiar with Macbook internal solid state drives, you probably know that […]

  • Still Spinning After All These Years

    by May 05, 2019

    While many predicted we would see the death of the hard disk drive by now, we keep seeing innovation from both Seagate and Western Digital. Let’s explore some interesting details you might not know. The number of bits that are stored in a specific area on a platter/disk is measured in terms of areal density, […]

  • Broken, Cracked 128 GB Lexar Flash Drive Recovery

    by Apr 07, 2019

    Lexar, along with SanDisk and PNY, is one of the more common brands of USB flash drive we see in the data recovery lab. While many flash drives that we recover suffer from either a broken connector or a bad component (which can range from a simple blown resistor to a failing NAND), we’ve known […]

  • Seagate Data Recovery – Rosewood

    by Mar 31, 2019

    One of the most popular hard disk drive families today is the Seagate Mobile series, often referred to by data recovery engineers as the Rosewood family. Over the past two years, we have seen Seagate Rosewood mobile drives become one of the most popular disk drives in the market, and in our hard drive recovery […]

  • Seagate Data Recovery – Grenada

    by Mar 27, 2019

    Seagate hard drives are one of the most popular OEM devices today, so it’s no surprise that we see them almost every day in our data recovery lab. They are one of the most affordable brands for retail drives too, which adds to the number of Seagate data recovery cases we see each year. Over […]

  • Why Do Hard Drives Fail?

    by Mar 13, 2019

    “Why did my hard drive fail?” is a question we hear time and time again. While many people would like to believe they played no part in losing their data, it is not uncommon that there was some outside influence. We see a lot of disk drives that were dropped or suffered some type of impact, but can a hard drive fail on its own?

  • Data Recovery Near Me – Not So Fast!

    by Jan 29, 2019

    We have helped customers in almost every state in the USA*, but we still have potential customers that base their final decision on location alone. The truth is, you could be costing yourself hundreds, if not thousands of dollars, when the only reason you choose a data recovery company is the location. We understand that […]

  • PNY 120GB Sandforce Recovery

    by Dec 19, 2018

    Sandforce based SSD devices are notorious for failure and for being difficult, if not impossible, to recover. One type of Sandforce based SSD device failure is rumored to only be recoverable by a few data recovery labs across the globe, and at great expense. At Blizzard, we have discovered that some Sandforce based SSD drives […]