Articles on Data Recovery

Hard Drive Reliability
We often get asked from clients about the reliability of their hard drives.  We obviously tend to see the those that fail and there is no shortage of those....
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Bit Rot
Bit Rot It doesn't sound very nice - does it?  So what is Bit Rot?   Well 'Bit Rot' is known as the slow deterioration in the performance...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 12:00 PM
SSD Reliability
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Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 12:10 PM
Clicking or Buzzing Hard Drives
“Its ticking” or its "Buzzing". These are conversation starters we hear every day in enquiries made by clients. These noises are generally bad ne...
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 at 2:39 PM
How a Hard Drive Works
When explaining data recovery to clients we generally reference 4 physical aspects of a hard drive. These are the read/write heads, the PCB board, the motor...
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 at 5:47 PM
What is the DataLAB ICU?
Data Recovery is a bit like a hospital Accident and Emergency unit. Instead of people that have had accidents. For us its computers and increasingly phones ...
Fri, 3 Apr, 2020 at 3:21 PM
Damaged penguin trackers rebuilt by Datalab.
We don't just cater for computer hardware at Datalab, in fact we are often approached by many different industries and organisations to assist when the...
Fri, 24 Apr, 2020 at 12:11 PM
Who Should Fix My Phone?
With the prevalence of repair companies its hard to decide whom to trust with your phone repair or phone data recovery. This tiny device that gave you acces...
Tue, 15 Sep, 2020 at 2:35 PM