This section of Tech Tips is dedicated to all computer networking related articles. It will cover topics such as how to build a wireless network, Bluetooth information, router tips and more. We've created Tech Tips to help educate the consumer so that they can be smarter shoppers, and smarter shoppers are happy customers. We hope that Tech Tips will give you the information and advice you need to make the purchase that best fits your computer networking needs. As the Tech Tips archive builds over time, we hope that the networking topic you are interested in will be listed. Enjoy!
Sunday, April 08, 2012
Top Tech Trends for 2012
Now that we’re well into the New Year, we at Geeks.com have taken a look at what some of the experts predicted would be among top tech trends for 2012. We’ve looked at the hits from the Consumer Electronics Show, mobile trends, and predictions from some of the top tech-heads and tech websites.
Who knows what’s going to come to pass in the next year, what will hit or what will miss? With all the changes we’ve seen in technology over the last few years, it’s hard to say where we’ll be by the end of the year with our desktop computers, mobile devices, social networking, TVs and other tech and electronic devices. Only time will tell!
Read Full Article Top Tech Trends for 2012
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Cloud Computing – A Blessing or a Curse?
There’s no doubt that cloud computing has made a huge splash in our technologically ubiquitous society. Its benefits help businesses with productivity and give consumers more convenience about back-ups and data storage. Still, there are a few issues that should be addressed for anyone, whether a business owner or average Joe computer user, before making the jump to any cloud computing solution.
The popular concept of cloud computing involves offloading and archiving pertinent files and data to an off-site 3rd party company which guarantees virtually 100% uptime and secure access anytime anywhere. The problem is that you’re basically having another entity hang on to your confidential information which reduces the amount of control you have over that information. In addition, you have no idea where your information is being stored.
Read Full Article Cloud Computing – A Blessing or a Curse?
Sunday, May 01, 2011
Essentials to Carry in Your Laptop Bag.
For the Geek on the go, there are essentials that you need! Last year Tech Tips covered some of these essentials with “Must-Have Tech Gear To Maximize Productivity Outside The Office”. In this week’s Tech Tip, we are going to cover some of the essentials to carry in your laptop bag as well as offering some guidance for picking the right laptop bag for your life on the go.
The most basic essential
Choosing just the right laptop carrying case could be called getting the most basic essential accessory for the fancy refurbished laptop. While there is a wide array to choose from, you can narrow down your search by thinking about how you’ll use your bag. If you a student, then perhaps a laptop backpack would be your style. Is it essential to protect your laptop from unforeseen accidents, then maybe an aluminum notebook case would be your style. Do you just need your laptop lightly protected but easy to carry? Then look at one of the sleeve options.
Read Full Article Essentials to Carry in Your Laptop Bag.
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Three Great Alternatives to the iTunes Music Store
For the music lover, a visit to Apple’s iTunes Music Store is an incredible experience. The amount of music available, and the range of styles and artists, is definitely something to behold. And the fact that you can download most of the tracks to your desktop computer or laptop computer (and transfer them to your MP3/MP4 player or iPod) for under a dollar is a bonus.
Read Full Article Three Great Alternatives to the iTunes Music Store