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Best Sites to Buy Cheapest Laptops – and Still at Great Values – Holiday Shopping Tips

December 10th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Need to buy a laptop for the Holidays?  Don’t get fooled by bad deals.  Here are the best sites to buy the cheapest laptops…still at great values. You’ll want to check out the deals from the major hitters, the big five sites: Amazon Walmart Overstock TigerDirect TechBargains Yes, Amazon is still King but the four…

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Broken MacBook Screen Fix in NYC – What’s the Process?

December 7th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Your MacBook has a broken screen.  It happens.  And it happens often.  After all, we are tied down to our Macs every minute.  Alright, let’s not get into curbing screen time now.  Let’s talk about where you can go and what the process should be like. If you live in New York City, what are…

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Apple HomePod review: Is it for you?

December 3rd, 2018 by Joe Silverman

When you walk into the Apple Store, the HomePod is obnoxiously poking you at all corners of the store.  It is everywhere. Does it match up to the $100 Amazon Echo?  Or the $199 Sonos One? Or even the $399 Google Home Max? The HomePod itself is $349.  And of course it’s powered by Siri…

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Out-of-Warranty Computer Repair Service: Where Do You Go When Your Computer Warranty Runs Out?

November 28th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

We enjoy a good service warranty like everyone else.  A television warranty is a must.  A refrigerator warranty is definitely needed.  A computer service warranty is also a great thing.  But, when the warranty runs out, what are your options? Can you still get service from your manufacturer? You can certainly try.  But, keep in…

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Cyber Monday – What’s the Best Tech Deal?

November 26th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Looking to snag the best tech deal on Cyber Monday?  Look, although I’m a tech nerd, the Grinch part of me comes out during these Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.  Many stores will jack up the price just to lower it for these so-called discount deal days.  I can see right through these fake…

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How to wipe out your old MacBook before selling it

November 13th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Looking to upgrade for the holidays?  Got an old MacBook you want to sell?  There’s the quick whatever way.  And then there’s the still-quick, but more thorough way.  You know, the way where Mr. Hacker cannot access your bank accounts after you sell it to him? So, you’re about to hand over or ship your…

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How to Check if My Laptop Battery is Failing? – Plugged in, not Charging

November 5th, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Laptop batteries certainly fail over time.  You may one of those who grin and bear it if something doesn’t last as long as it used to be.  And maybe you’re this way because why take extra steps.  If something is failing, let it fail until it doesn’t work any more.  Right?  Well, yeah, I suppose…

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Google Walk-out: Why was it done? The take-away for Google.

November 2nd, 2018 by Joe Silverman

Google is still king.  But, the king took a right hook to the chin yesterday when all the Google employees staged a protest in an NYC park.  Other cities synchronized similar protests, including Chicago, Berlin, London, and Zurich. So, what was the protest all about?  Why did it happen?  What was so big to plan…