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Candi Broeffle, the publisher of Natural Awakenings Twin Cities magazine, talked with André on November 21st (aired on AM950 Radio on November 24th) about the health of your computer technology, including the end-of-life of Windows 7, some issues that could arise when purchasing a new computer, upgrade options for Windows 10,[...]
If you’re still running Windows 7, the End-of-Life (EOL) is January 14, 2020… less than 2-months from now, so if you haven’t thought about upgrading to a newer Operating System or purchasing a New Computer, the time is now. It is not a good idea to delay dealing with this past[...]
We wanted to let everyone know we are handing out candy 🍭 this Halloween, and everyone is welcome!   Why the teal pumpkin picture? Teal Pumpkins let people know that you have candies, treats, as well as non-food items (like toys, stickers, and other fun things) for those with food[...]
Eeek! School is just around the corner. Make sure your computer is ready for the coming school year with 19% off our Computer Tune-up Service. While our focus here is updates and other things to help speed up your computer and potentially increase the longevity of your system… with this[...]
While many consider ditching Google, including its web browser Chrome, due to privacy concerns and in response to recent actions, Firefox has been one of the primary alternate options. A recent Firefox exploit demonstration that uses a combination of a malicious HTML file, ClickJacking, iframe and SSH bugs may change[...]
We’ve done numerous Windows 10 Build 1903 Updates, ranging from new machines just out of the box to systems that are several years old.   Biggest Tip for Keeping your Hair during the 1903 Update… The biggest factor we’ve seen that affects successful completion is the update status of the[...]

As more computers are being built without DVD drives and the associated DVD Player software, consumers are frequently downloading third-party programs to be able to play these and other higher quality video file types. One of the biggest and most trusted names is VLC Media Player. Last week (June 21st),[...]

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Is your Mom frustrated with her slow computer – is it not working how it should, giving her attitude? Give her the gift of a better working computer with our Windows PC Computer Tune-up Service (Bring-to-us or Remote). Fine Print: Discount on Bring-to-Us or Remote versions of the service only.[...]

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If things weren’t already tough enough for small, local, independent businesses… Google just made it worse for independent computer repair shops like ours to reach potential customers. Google now bans “Third-party consumer technical support” providers (like us), and only allows companies that make the product or have signed agreements with[...]

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Facebook has just admitted that it has found many places – hundreds of millions of places, maybe – where it saved users’ passwords to disk in raw, unencrypted form. In jargon terms, they’re known as plaintext passwords and it means that instead of seeing a password scrambled into a hashed form such[...]

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all-day 2020 Astro Calendar Updates Comi...
2020 Astro Calendar Updates Comi...
Dec 12 all-day
Hello, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Canton (canton@gmail.com) will be adding additional 2019 calendar events (meteor showers, etc.) during the last week of 2018. Feel free to email him any suggestions. If you added this ICS calendar feed as a “subscription” instead of a one-time import, then new events should automatically[...]
Dec
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all-day Geminids “King” Meteor Shower
Geminids “King” Meteor Shower
Dec 13 all-day
The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered[...]
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all-day Ursids Meteor Shower
Ursids Meteor Shower
Dec 21 all-day
The Ursids is a minor meteor shower producing about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tuttle, which was first discovered in 1790. The shower runs annually from December 17-25. It peaks this year on the the night of the 21st and morning[...]
10:19 pm Winter Solstice
Winter Solstice
Dec 21 @ 10:19 pm – 11:19 pm
This marks the beginning of winter (in the northern hemisphere) and the beginning of summer (in the southern hemisphere.) The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, respectively, in the sense that the length of time elapsed between sunrise and sunset on this day is a minimum for[...]