Tag: Parallels

THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

THDP37 We Answer Some Questions

Podcast
This episode is pretty busy.  We answer three questions from listeners and then I renew my previous attack against crapware.  We have included an excerpt from the July 4th episode: THDP21 Happy 4th of July!  Originally I had included a set of news stories to cover but I pulled them so this episode would stay under 30 minutes.  I hope you enjoy. Question:  “Did you tell me that external hard drives only hold info about two or three years?” Answer:  You got it!  Ok, statistically speaking here is the drop off.  There are three distinct phases a hard drive will go through.  (1)  The first phase is the first year and a half and during that time 5% of all hard drives fail.  (2)  The second phase is the next year and a half with a 1.4% failure rate.  The third phase last one year and the f