Have You Protected Yourself From Fire Hazards?

May 30, 2015

fhsMore than 4,000 people died in fires last year, making fire the fourth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Most of these fires were the result of human carelessness. Despite the fact that we all know that it takes three things to produce a fire–fuel, oxygen, and heat–we allow these ingredients for tragedy to combine in our homes. Most of us think we know all the fire prevention rules, but we seem to forget them all too easily.

Here’s an example of how innocently we can set the stage for a fire. Read the story and locate all the mistakes this teen made preparing for a party. The result was a fire that killed four of his friends and left him with burns over 40 percent of his body.

When Phil began setting up the basement for a party, his first concern was to be sure there was enough power for the amplifiers the band would be using. Knowing that amps draw a lot of power, he changed the fuses in the fuse…


Data Recovery And Your Crashed Hard Drive

May 12, 2015

Oh no, it’s happened. Your computer has crashed and all of your valuable data has vanished. What do you do now? Fortunately, data recovery services are an abundant service offered worldwide, yet many people don’t routinely invest in a good data recovery option. It is only when it becomes too late that they realize it was a precious commodity worthy of its investment.

Think it's not recoverable? You're probably wrong!

Think it’s not recoverable? You’re probably wrong!

Data recovery reminds me of life insurance. Everyone should have it, yet many people don’t. In some cases it is the lowest priority on their life’s totem pole. Why is that? I think it lies in the idea that it won’t happen to us. Unfortunately, the sad news is, it does and can happen to us.

I remember one point in my life, back in the bygone era when huge desktop computers with large CPUs were the norm. My boyfriend at the time thought it would be a good idea to vacuum out my dusty CPU. In his zeal, he managed to create an electrical charge between the vacuum and the computer, and voila, my computer would no longer power up. I had baby pictures, pictures from my life, my pregnancy, books I had written and more on that computer. All gone, with one suck of the vacuum.   It was from that day forward I made the important decision to invest in a data recovery system.

There are many data recovery options offered on the market today. The key is to find one that not only meets your needs, but fits into your budget as well. It doesn’t matter if you are a heavy user and have a substantial amount of data, or simply someone who saves …