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2017 Tech Rewind by Month

Writen by Bryan Ware - January 09, 2018 in Computers
Seems like 2017 went by too quickly. Maybe because of all the new technology coming at us, time just rushed by. Maybe because of  Moores Law - you know, the law that says technology exceeds itself every three months - we were so preoccupied with all the new tech advancements and gadgets, we didn't notice time slipping on by. Whatever the reason, in case you missed it, here is a run-down, per month, of some of the biggest tech news events in 2017.  
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Ever wondered what bitcoins and other cryptocurrency are and how they work?

Writen by Diane Ware - December 26, 2017 in Software
One of the main things to understand at the outset of this blog post is the definition of money, or currency. Once you understand this, it will be much easier to grasp the concept of bitcoins as money.   The short answer to understanding currency is this: all currencies have value only because people believe they have value. Our cash that we carry around? It only has value because people believe it has value. I mean, there is the Federal Reserve System
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The FCC repeal of net neutrality rules - what it potentially means for you.

Writen by Diane Ware - December 19, 2017 in Computers
First of all, to summarize quickly, net neutrality basically comes down to a dispute between Internet infrastructure and high-level Internet content providers.   In other words, a dispute between Internet infrastructure major players, such as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, and high-level Internet content providers, such as Google, Youtube, Facebook, and Netflix.   Internet infrastructure encompasses the broadband cables and other devices, like routers, servers, switches, etc., which move digital ones and zeros, the basis of...
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Facebook will begin demoting posts that beg for likes.

Writen by Danny Ware - December 18, 2017 in Software
                           Beginning this week, Facebook is going to start limiting the amount of posts that are spam- and "bait"-like. Tagging friends because they like "chicken nuggets" and "taking naps" will not be as popular anymore. Posts that encourage users to like, tag or comment on said po...
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Most downloaded apps in 2017

Writen by Danny Ware - December 12, 2017 in Software
Apple just revealed the most popular apps of 2017 and the list may not come as a surprise for you. Just about everyone reading this blog post will have some, if not all of these apps on their iPhone. 1. Bitmoji Bitmoji is your own personal emoji. Create an expressive cartoon avatar, choose from a growing library of moods and stickers - featuring YOU! 2. Snapchat Snapchat lets you e...
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10 technology gore pictures.

Writen by Danny Ware - December 06, 2017 in Computers
As many repairs shops are quite familiar with, you see a lot of devices that come in mangled and destroyed. Here are some examples of these devices from around the world.  1. Here is why you shouldn't plug a space heater into a power strip.  2. I don't even understand how this computer could have accumulated this much debris. 
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A brief history of computer repair

Writen by Diane Ware - November 30, 2017 in Computers
As most people are probably aware, personal computers, PCs, didn't really become a prominent fixture in American life until the late 1980s to early 1990s. And then, once the Internet became more popular about the same time (and especially toward the end of the 1990s and early 2000s), things really began to pick up. And with the popularity of personal computers, as well as more wide-spread use of computers in businesses came the need for computer repair technicians and computer repair shops. 
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iPhone X (10) - All the main features

Writen by Diane Ware - November 02, 2017 in Phones
The iPhone X (or 10, the X is a Roman numeral for 10) - I wanted to supply a list of all the main features, along with some links and videos so you can check out the iPhone X even more so at your leisure.  Display. The display is almost the entirety of the phone – a 5.8 inch Super Retina HD display. Super Retina HD means whatever color mode is used by your content, like P3 or sRGB, this is what will be displayed on screen – whatever the director or designer intended, you can be assured will be displayed right up to...
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