My battery backup died recently. I discovered this in the worst possible way. Our house lost power. The backup chirped that it had kicked in. And less than three seconds later, the computer went dark.
I lost little data, thanks to Windows auto-recovery mode, which had saved my documents (this was atop the recurring data back [...]
My computer runs off electrical power. No great revelation there, I imagine. So, too, does my DSL modem and Belkin router. Ditto on the “Like, Duh!” factor. But what about my Plantronics telephone headset and my Nortel two-line land... Read Post
NEC's new high-end server contains swappable battery packs, intended to provide backup power without the need for an external uninterruptible power supply (UPS) in data centers. The new rack-mounted server is part of NEC's main "Exp... Read Post
It’s long been said that there are two types of computer users: Those who have lost data, and those who will. HOW you lose that data is irrelevant. Whether to a corrupted file, a hard drive failure, or a power outage before saving, ... Read Post