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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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First Newsletter of 2017

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Happy New Year!
Welcome to 2017! In this issue we review some highlights of 2016 and cover some tips that will make your year get off to a great start!  Thanks for reading!

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My Hard Drive Died… Now What?

The worst has happened; the computer guy says your hard drive is dead. Immediately you might ask: “What does that mean? Is my data safe? Do I need a computer? What happened?” In this post we answer those questions and more so that when it happens to you, you are prepared.

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iTunes & Your Music Files

Many people have been using iTunes as their music medium of choice throughout its many iterations and changes. With the latest addition of the Apple Music subscription, many of those same iTunes users are up in arms regarding a new behavior of the application.

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Q & A: How Do I Setup Automatic Backups On My Macbook/Macbook Pro?

Welcome to another segment of Geek Easy Computers series on expanded answers to common questions. A question we get asked quite often by Mac users is how to setup automatic backups on their computers, so we put together this short instructional guide!

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Travel Tips For Your Devices

Our electronic devices have become such a part of our everyday lives that it’s almost unthinkable to not take them with us on our trips.  With all the hustle and bustle of traveling, it’s easy to forget that our devices need to prepare for the trip just like you do.

These are some tips to help ensure that your devices come home safely with you, and your trip is not marred by a theft or failure.

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Remote Monitoring

You’ve heard of remote monitoring but don’t know if it would be a good fit for your business? This article will show you the benefits and explain exactly what remote monitoring entails with Geek Easy Computers.
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Why are Backups Critical?

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If you’ve been following our posts & articles, you know that the crew at Geek Easy Computers are huge fans of backing up your data regularly.  We feel that it is important enough to remind you at least weekly, to make sure YOUR data is backed up.  With the latest round of vicious malware and ransomware, it’s even more critical to make sure your important files are backed up in multiple locations.

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New Virus Alert: CryptoLocker!

There’s a new virus in town, and it’s pretty nasty.

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I Want a Home Server

Here at Geek Easy Computers, we like to make sure you, our customers and fans, are provided with good, practical information regarding your technology needs.  We want to make sure your questions are answered, and that we educate you in the correct ways to take care of your computers!  We also like to have fun and not be always hammering you with facts and protocol.

So todays post is on the lighter side.  A few of you have asked about setting up a home server.  Last year we talked about the reasons for having a server.  So the topic today is setting up your own home server!

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