JB Larson

JB Larson

JB Larson is technologist passionate about researching data storage devices, educating clients about technology, and playing the piano when he's not working.

Don’t Backup your Data Day

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This past March 31st was an exciting day in the technology community. World Backup Day was a global reminder for businesses and individuals to back up their smartphones, laptops, and desktop computers. While maintaining a thoughtful backup strategy may be…

What is a Solid State Drive?

Kingston SSDNow 300 240GB SSD

A SSD or Solid State Drive helps store data. SSD drives are quite unique to other drives because they offer quick access to data. What’s more, these drives reduce power consumption, increase reliability, and are not noisy. Today, users prefer…

What is a Flash Drive?

Kingston DTSE9 8GB flash drive

A flash drive is mechanical equipment that you can use to store information from computers. Sometimes the flash drive is thought of as being similar to a hard drive. This is the part of your computer that stores all the…

What is StorageCraft ShadowProtect?

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What is StorageCraft? StorageCraft provides business continuity, data management, and data protection services with a primary market of commercial organizations. StorageCraft champions reliability, working tirelessly to integrate data protection practices aimed at reducing downtime when businesses suffer from catastrophic data…

Types of Hard Drives

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Hard drives are essential components of your computer that store all the important data. Each hard drive is an external component installed on a computer.  The difference between each hard drive is in the different types of connections they have…

Mac Water Damage

Water Spilled on Mac

When liquid enters a laptop, bad things happen. Spilling any amount of soda, beer, wine, juice, coffee, tea, or any other drink on your Mac laptop is likely to damage the computer. For the sake of simplicity, this article will…

How to Fix a Corrupted SSD

Samsung solid state drive forensics

There are a number of error messages, signs, and symptoms that suggest a computer user has encountered solid state drive corruption. A Samsung Solid State Drive Error Messages Indicating SSD Corruption The system failed to flush data to the transaction…

What is a SATA Hard Drive?

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You may be asking yourself: What is a SATA HDD? There are a wide variety of computer science related acronyms. SDD, HDD, SATA, and PATA stand for solid state drive, hard disk drive, serial advanced technology attachment, and parallel advanced…

StorageCraft Image Manager

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StorageCraft provides enterprise grade backup solutions, data recovery as a service (DRaaS), and business continuity solutions. StorageCraft implements a redundant data protection system to ensure that when a technological disaster strikes your business, you’re able to mitigate the cost of…

Jaxx Wallet

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Jaxx Wallet is a cryptocurrency storage solution originally released by the Canadian company Decentral in 2014. Jaxx is a non-custodial wallet, where users have full control over their own private keys and recovery phrases. Jaxx is available in several forms:…