How To Deal With Flooded Tech Gadgets

People in Hurricane Harvey’s flood zone lost computers, tablets and the data they contained. With a little help, it may be possible to get your digital life back.

By Alain StephensSeptember 7, 2017 3:55 pm| ,

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you that electronics and water do not mix, and that’s a problem for the scores of Texans who experienced flooding during Hurricane Harvey. Digital savant Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman’s 512 Tech says there is hope for some damaged digital devices.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– What not to do with a water-logged tech gadget

– Why cloud-based backup is worth a second look

– How data loss translates into economic loss