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A new kind of man-in-the-middle scam you should be aware of

What is a man in the middle scam? Suppose Computer Medic wishes to send an email to the President of the United States. Meanwhile, Billy-Bob (the man in the middle)  wishes to intercept the conversation and to send a false email to the President relaying an entirely different message. You can see how this kind of eavesdropping […]

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Spotify says it’s offline when it’s got a full internet connection

The problem. I am a big fan of Spotify – access to millions of songs no matter where I am, on demand for a flat rate? What is not to love?! But recently I had a problem where I could not use the search function. The app claimed I had no internet connection on my […]

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We Caught Apple Slowing Down Computers on Purpose.

We Caught Apple Slowing Down Computers on Purpose.   We’ve all experienced that electronic device ironically failing a couple days after the warranty expires. Sometimes it almost feels like device manufactures plan obsolescence to boost revenues. Although this conspiracy theory is almost impossible to prove, we ran into a situation with a 27 inch iMac […]

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Amazon – Snap a Pic – and Buy

The internet and computers has changed every aspect of our lives. One of the things that it has changed is how we do business. Instead of running  from store to store to find products we are interested in purchasing, now with just a few keystrokes we can find exactly what we are looking for. The […]

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New Technology for Seniors converts Telephone Calls to Text

Lets face it, no one ever said it was easy getting older. We nickname the later years of our lives the golden years but there are plenty of things happening that are not too golden. One of those things is not being able to hear well. We all know someone who has to use hearing […]

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We Put a Failing Hard Drive in the Refrigerator and here’s what happened

There is nothing worse than relaying to a customer that their hard drive has failed and therefore there nothing can be done to recovered year’s of accumulated documents and irreplaceable photographs. Most of our customers take it really well but to some, it feels as though they have lost a loved one. Recently I was […]

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