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Why Should I Update My Software?

That pop-up message telling you to update yet again. You have to make a choice: update now or later. It’s tempting to just keep hitting “remind me later,” but that turns into “never” too easily. Keeping your software up-to-date is an important consideration. It’s one of the most important things you can do to keep your computer safe. It affects usability, security and compatibility with other software.

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September/October Newsletter

The holiday season is here! Are you ready for it? Online shopping is going to be at an all time high. This newsletter has some security tips to keep you safe while online!

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Google Chrome

One of the questions we get asked frequently is “Which browser is the best?.” Well the answer to that question is subjective on many factors, but our typical recommendation is Google Chrome. In this article we tell you why.

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July/August Newsletter

Summer is winding down. It’s been an exciting season! We are back continuing to bring you tips, tidbits, and interesting computer technology information!

This months edition talks about National Library Card Sign-up Month, the Geek Easy racing car, backing up your Mac and more!

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Phishing: What is it & How to detect it!

You get an new email. It’s from Paypal. It says there is a problem with your account. It provides a link and instructs you to click on it to “verify your login credentials.” You follow instructions, but when you you enter in your username and password, it doesn’t take you to your account. It takes you to a fake (but mostly legit-looking) page, and now your info is in the hands of criminals. What just happened? It’s called “phishing”.

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Why Does My Computer Get Hot?

A common issue that many computers suffer from is overheating. As mobile computers are getting slimmer, there is less room for cooling fans or even just air to circulate. With desktop computers, more powerful processors and huge video cards are generating more heat inside the cases. In this article we will explain just why your computer overheats, and outline ways to combat it!

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Wireless Routers Revisited & What’s New!

Wireless router technology has evolved since the last time we discussed it on the blog, so we thought it would be a good time to revisit the topic. We’ll cover what has changed and what you should be looking for in a new wireless router purchase.

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April/May 2017 Newsletter

Whew! It’s been a busy few months! And it continues into the Spring/Summer season!  But we are back on track with our newsletter so we can continue to bring you tips, tidbits, and interesting computer technology information!

This months edition talks about the slimming trend in notebooks, USB wireless adapters, tune-ups and more!

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February/March 2017 Newsletter

We apologize for our February/March edition running a bit late this month.  We’re sure it’s worth the wait though!

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Scams!
The focus of this edition are scams and security! Vigilance and good practices are the way of the day!

We promise to never SPAM your inbox, and we will strive to make sure each issue has information that is useful and interesting to you!

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Q & A: User Questions, Tech Answers! Year End 2016

In our ongoing mission to help make your technology easier, we like to provide you with tools and knowledge to make your computer interaction more “user friendly.” This edition will showcase some of the most popular questions asked throughout 2016, and also include some that we haven’t covered yet. So without further adieu…

 

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