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8 More Tech Disaster Pictures

Writen by Diane Ware - July 24, 2019 in Computers
1. ProTip: For best results, don't hammer your USB dongle into the port, until it becomes One with your computer... 2. What do you think of the new fish tank case? 3. From Reddit: “Customer said his phone wasn’t charging properly as the...
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10 more technology gore pictures.

Writen by Danny Ware - April 05, 2019 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. This might be why Apple removed the headphone jacks from their iPhones.  2. "The speaker doesn't sound right anymore." 3. When your computer is running slow and you're an artist. 
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How To Tell If Someone Unknown Is Accessing Your Wi-Fi

Writen by Diane Ware - March 27, 2019 in Computers
Is your Wi-Fi running slower than normal? It could be because someone is using your LAN (local area network) when they should not be.  There are several ways you can check this.  First way - Check all the device MAC addresses on your network - any you cannot account for indicate a nefarious, rogue device! A MAC address, media access control address, is an alphanumeric identifier unique to each device, as opposed to an
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Is your computer running slowly? Here are some possible explanations.

Writen by Diane Ware - December 06, 2018 in Computers
A slow computer is one of the main reasons customers bring their computers to Ware Repair. This blog article will discuss the possible explanations for a slow computer. Hard Drive Failure A faulty hard disk drive, HDD, whether the plates are damaged or the other mechanical moving parts are failing can slow down boot times and slow the overall performance of the computer. As can be seen in the i...
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Top tech for Christmas 2018

Writen by Bryan Ware - November 27, 2018 in Computers
With Thanksgiving done for the year, the holiday season is spicing up – Christmas is right around the corner! Have you decided what gifts you are getting yet? Or have you told friends and family what gift you would like to receive? Here is a list of the top tech we think you may be interested in for this upcoming holiday season. Whether you’re a tech lover or shopping for someone who enjoys tech, this list may help you find the perfect gift. Smartphone More than likely you probably already have a...
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A website for your business - the benefits can be enormous!

Writen by Diane Ware - March 15, 2018 in Computers
If you own a business, and especially if you have had this business for a while, you will understand quite readily the importance of your customers - they are your business!  And coming in a close second is how to reach those important customers.  Gone are the days of relying on those big ol' Yellow Pages books. Most people nowadays, speaking for myself as well, when looking for a plumber or some other local goods and services, will just take out their phone or flip open their laptop, load a web browser, and search for sa...
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SSD verses HDD, the pros and the cons.

Writen by Diane Ware - February 21, 2018 in Computers
SSD - Solid State Drives.  HDD - Hard Disk Drives.  If you haven't heard of the differences between these two types of computer storage drives, see the two tables below to give you a quick overview of the differences and pros and cons of both drives. To read more about these two drives, see the links at the bottom of this article or any of the various links in the tables.    ...
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Beware! A new Facebook malware hack is being sent to users via Facebook Messenger

Writen by Diane Ware - January 30, 2018 in Computers
Over the weekend, a Facebook friend of mine noticed an odd message (via Facebook Messenger) was sent to her from someone who normally only communicates by leaving comments on my friend's timeline, not by messages.  I also received the same message from this person (she is also a Facebook friend of mine), though I hadn't been on Facebook, never clicked on it, and just took a screen shot of this message today: 
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