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How To Get Your Tech For Cheap

How To Get Your Tech For Cheap

| October 24, 2014

Get anywhere near Black Friday and all the retailers—from Walmart down to the mom-and-pops—are busy dressing up the store and getting those sale tags ready to hang. Black Friday is the one day of the year everyone equates with steep discounts (and, of course, crazy shoppers). But is it the only or even the best […]

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Technology Making Moves on Us

Technology Making Moves on Us

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A decade ago, it was fairly normal to hear people express resistance towards technology. Many were set in their ways, saying they didn’t care for iPads, smartphones, or touch-screens, and were perfectly fine and capable functioning without computerized gadgets cluttering their space. Today in 2014, this type of chatter has significantly quieted down. As technology […]

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OMG You’re A Hipster Geek

OMG You’re A Hipster Geek

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some would say there is a fine line between being a geek and being a hipster geek. By nature, geeks love and embrace new technology. The hipster geek will take that love of new technology and blog the top 100 reasons why you’re wrong for not loving it. The geek will take Google Glass and […]

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Buy Or Build Your Next Computer

Buy Or Build Your Next Computer

| December 10, 2013 | 4 Comments

Computers die or quickly become obsolete. Having to replace a computer can be an exciting endeavor for some or something that instills dread in others. So when the time comes, do you buy or build your next computer? There is a certain allure for hunting down parts, spreading them all over the table and assembling […]

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New Software Pricing Model: Rent or Buy

New Software Pricing Model: Rent or Buy

| April 28, 2013 | 4 Comments

If you’re still using Office 2000 on that Windows XP machine, you know you’re falling behind the pack in terms of compatibility and functionality. The same goes if you’re still running Photoshop 7. Sure, they still work and do most of what you need them to do. Companies like Microsoft and Adobe realize they have […]

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Take Your Computer To The Shop

Take Your Computer To The Shop

| January 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

What? PCTechBytes has been preaching DIY computer repair for a decade and now they are recommending we take our computers to the shop. Why? Let’s face it, some people do not want to fix their own computers or do not have enough knowledge or experience to do it correctly. Major brand name computer manufacturers have […]

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BYO Device to Work:  A Few Things To Consider

BYO Device to Work: A Few Things To Consider

| December 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did you know that over half of all Americans own a Smartphone and roughly a quarter of all Americans own a tablet computer?  It’s apparent that consumers are growing increasingly dependent on mobile handheld devices. Yet most companies haven’t outfitted their workforce with these gadgets, leading many to use personal devices at work. While this […]

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Tech Myths Busted

Tech Myths Busted

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Unlocking your phone can get you locked up Verdict: FALSE While of course laws vary from country to country, unlocking your phone is for the most part completely legal. People are often unclear as to the legality of unlocking their mobile device in order to use a different phone or internet provider from the one […]

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Are You Stuck With Obsolete Technology

Are You Stuck With Obsolete Technology

| August 23, 2012 | 16 Comments

If you live on the bleeding edge of technology, you’re bound to get burned buying “the next big thing” at least once in your life. If you’re like me, however, you sit atop a pile of useless gadgets that once proclaimed to be game-changers and revolutionary in the tech industry. Look under your bed, in your […]

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Micro Purchases Make Me Mega Broke

Micro Purchases Make Me Mega Broke

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m an impulse buyer. I admit it. Lock me up and throw away the key. I never used to be that way, however. It wasn’t until a few years back when Apple and Amazon introduced their one-click purchasing schemes that I began filling up the house with gadgets, games and other oddities I never would […]

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