Tag friends in Facebook status updates

By June 29th, 2010 in Blog

Now you can tag people in Facebook when you create status updates so your friends in Santa Barbara and elsewhere are notified!  Just type the “@” symbol without the quotes and then begin typing their name.  You’ll see your friends names drop down to auto-complete what you’ve typed.  You can also tag TechEase or any

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Why do we recommend Dell over Sony? Part 2

By April 12th, 2010 in Blog

Dells have the lion’s share of the market, so their parts are much cheaper

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Why do we recommend Dell over Sony?

By April 1st, 2010 in Blog, Videos

Clients often ask why we recommend Dells over other brands. This Sony laptop is a perfect example.

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Beware emails bearing gifts

By March 30th, 2010 in Blog

A very long time ago, before iphones or frozen yogurt or even audio casettes, a massive army laid siege to an ancient city.  After ten years of running into the sharp ends of spears and swords and getting nowhere, someone in the attacking army got the idea to build a giant wooden horse filled with

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Conficker Virus

By April 1st, 2009 in Blog

You may have heard about the Conficker Virus making headlines lately.There’s no need to fret as long as you have updated your antivirus(check out AVG or Avast, both free for residential users), run Windows Update, and have a hardware firewall such as a wifi router.

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Free Backups for Everybody, Install Mozy Today and Protect Your Important Data

By February 4th, 2009 in Blog

For years computer repair clients have come to TechEase with dead hard drives, pleading with us to recover their family pictures, extensive music libraries, financial data, or other irreplaceable information. While our success rate has been high (industry standard is 50%), it’s nowhere near as successful as a good backup program. We hate giving bad news. That’s why we recommend that everybody we know installs Mozy Online Backups today. Seriously, we’re talking to you.

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