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Archive for September 2012

Cloud Storage 101: What is it?

There’s a lot being discussed today about the “Cloud” on the internet. If you’re not sure what the “Cloud” is, check out our earlier article that defines it -> http://geek-easy.com/2012/02/are-you-in-the-cloud/.

 

Our purpose today is to discuss some of the uses for cloud storage and its advantages. The most popular (arguably) of the providers of these services is Dropbox [http://db.tt/a8BcOMv]. There are other popular services out there such as Google Drive, Box.net, Microsoft Skydrive, Sugarsync and more.

Five Essential Facebook Security Settings


Almost everyone is on Facebook today.  For many people, it’s the first stop in the morning and the last stop before they go to bed.  People sign on and off throughout the day.  Users access it from desktops, laptops, smart phones and tablets.  You can sign up for tons of other online services using Facebook.  Facebook is the center of the online “universe” for millions of people, but how much control do they really have over it?
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How to Help Prevent Getting Re-infected by viruses (Or Get Infected in the First Place.)

One of the most frequent questions we get asked at Geek Easy Computers, is “How do I avoid getting viruses?” Ask 10 different people, you’ll get 10 different answers. But there are many factors that contribute to getting (or avoiding) viruses.

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