October 2017 Newsletter

Wireless Headphones – we’ll help you cut the cord!
Wireless Headphones have been around for many years, however, these devices used to have a bad reputation for not being as stable as their wired counterparts. Poor sound quality, short B=bluetooth range, and low battery life to name a few. But now, there are so many great options to choose from depending on where and how you want to use them. At the gym,  on your commute to work, with your smartphone, and even underwater while you swim! With plenty of options to choose from, it can be hard to decide. This guide will help you to make a choice that’s within your budget, but still offers excellent sound quality and durability.

Click here to find out more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/wireless-headphones-well-help-you-cut-the-cord.html

Phishing Emails – what to watch for
Many of our customers have called in asking questions about phishing emails and the danger surrounding them. It seems they are on the rise and culprits have very sneaky ways to try and convince you to download their attachments or click on links within their emails. Often emails look legitimate in nature. Similar logos and font styles are used, and contact details within the email are also made to look authentic. What can you do to protect yourself? Here we have some helpful information to help you steer clear of these inbox threats: http://www.geeksontheway.com/phishing-emails-what-to-watch-for.html

Google Home Mini
Smart speakers are one of the top trends in the tech world right now, with offerings from big brands like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s HomePod. However, the relatively high price of these devices has tended to put a lot of people off – but Google aim to change that with their brand new Google Home Mini. Stylish and surprisingly strong, it offers plenty of neat features at a great price, so there’s really no excuse not to check out the world of smart speakers now! Check out this link to learn more about what it has to offer: http://www.geeksontheway.com/google-home-mini.html

Unlimited Remote Support Package
Perfect for the college students needing tech support while away from home, or for those parents whose home tech support have gone to college!

For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html

*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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September 2017 Newsletter

How to tell if your Facebook has been hacked (and what to do)
With so much personal information stored on your Facebook account, that makes it a prime target for hackers. What’s more, they might then use it to target your friends and family, as well as logging into your accounts on other sites through Facebook. Luckily though, there’s a quick and easy way to find out if your Facebook has been hacked, and then take action – just click on this link to find out how: http://www.geeksontheway.com/how-to-tell-if-your-facebook-has-been-hacked-and-what-to-do.html

Protect your online accounts with two-factor authentication now
As you probably already know, some internet users don’t take password security seriously enough. With many people using the same password across multiple sites, it’s easy for hackers to instantly gain access to all of them. To help keep all your data secure, you should think about using two-factor authorization, where you need to prove your identity twice – for instance, putting in a one-time passcode that’s sent to your phone via SMS. Follow this link to find out how to start using two-factor authorization: http://www.geeksontheway.com/protect-your-online-accounts-with-two-factor-authentication-now.html

Best fitness tracker 2017: The top 10 activity bands on the planet
Nowadays, it’s easier than ever to get fit, thanks to the huge range of technology right there at your fingertips. One of the most popular pieces of kit is a fitness tracker – an all-in-one device that can measure your vital stats, count your steps, monitor your quality of sleep, and more. There are plenty of these trackers for sale, but only a handful are seriously worth your time. Click the following link to discover which one is perfect for you: http://www.geeksontheway.com/best-fitness-tracker-2017-the-top-10-activity-bands-on-the-planet.html

Unlimited Remote Support Package
Perfect for the college students needing tech support while away from home, or for those parents whose home tech support have gone to college! For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html

*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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August 2017 Newsletter

10 Great Laptop Choices

As the summer draws to a close, it’s time for many to start thinking about heading back to school or college. And what better way to get ahead than with a shiny new laptop? Whether you’re picking out a new PC for the kids, or thinking about treating yourself, the following guide will point you in the right direction. With 10 options to choose from, there’s something for every budget and purpose! Click the link to find out more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/10-great-laptop-choices.html

Google Home Speaker: What is it, and it is worth the hype? 

The new Google Home speaker is an awesome invention that makes it easier than ever for you to control all the gadgets in your home. From quickly looking up some information on the web, to streaming a YouTube video directly to your TV, all you have to do is say the word, and Google Home will make it happen. It’s your own virtual assistant that’s always there to help, so it’s definitely something worth looking into if you love cutting-edge tech. Click here to learn more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/google-home-speaker-what-is-it-and-it-is-worth-the-hype.html

Windows 10 Practical and User-Friendly Tricks and Tips

Windows 10 has been out for a while now, but plenty of people out there still aren’t aware of its wide range of features. For instance, did you know that it comes with a cool feature called “God Mode”, that lets you completely tweak the Windows 10 experience to suit your tastes? Or that the latest version of PowerPoint lets you turn text into timelines? Click below to discover a range of different tricks and tips that will change the way you use your PC: http://www.geeksontheway.com/windows-10-practical-and-user-friendly-tricks-and-tips.html

Unlimited Remote Support Package

Perfect for the college students needing tech support while away from home, or for those parents whose home tech support have gone to college!

For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html

*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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July 2017 Newsletter

Should You Buy A Refurbished iPad?

Want to treat yourself to an iPad but can’t afford a brand new one? So-called “refurbished” iPads are always an option but that word can mean something different to each retailer. If you find the right one, you can enjoy everything that iPads have to offer at a price that’s friendly on your wallet. Just click on the link to learn how to navigate your way through the world of refurbished iPads: http://www.geeksontheway.com/should-you-buy-a-refurbished-ipad/

How to Use Windows 10 Battery Saver Mode

Are you tired of your laptop running out of battery power too quickly? If you’re using Windows 10, then there’s actually a simple way that you can get more time out of your laptop – simply turn on Battery Saver mode. By cutting out wasted power, you can spend more time browsing the web or listening to music before you have to plug your laptop in. Check out the link to learn more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/how-to-use-windows-10s-battery-saver-mode/

The Best Free eBook Reader 2017

Love reading but hate having piles of unread books cluttering up your personal space? Then ebooks are just the thing for you! If you don’t have a tablet or prefer reading things on your computer screen, then you might think you can’t access all that the world of ebooks has to offer but you’d be wrong. These completely free ebook readers are easy to install and you can even customize the font to suit your eyes. Click to find out more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/the-best-free-ebook-reader-in-2017/

Unlimited Remote Support Package

For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html
*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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June 2017 Newsletter

11 Uses for Your Old Smartphone:

It seems like there’s a new must-have smartphone released every few months, and plenty of us are quick to jump on the bandwagon. Often our old smartphones end up in a drawer or box somewhere, never to be used again. There’s actually plenty you can do with your old iphone or android device to give it a new lease on life. With these handy tips, you’ll be able to get more out of your old smartphone, and do your bit for the environment, too. Click here to find out more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/11-uses-for-your-old-smartphone/

What does Facebook know about you? 

As Facebook continues to be a huge part of many people’s lives, most of us don’t think about the consequences of using the popular social media service. Even though people do not pay to have a Facebook account, as you use it, Facebook collects a whole host of information about you and your preferences, likes and shares to create an “advertising profile” and choose which ads you see. This might sound scary, but it’s actually very simple to find out what Facebook knows about you. Just click here to learn how: http://www.geeksontheway.com/what-does-facebook-know-about-you/

Top Smartwatches in 2017

Wearables are the one of the latest tech trends, and for good reason – there are so many features packed into these little smartwatches. From tracking your health to staying up to date with social media, virtually your whole world can now be run straight from your wrist. If you’re looking to make the leap into the world of smartwatches, then this article will help you choose the best one for you. Click here to learn more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/top-smartwatches-in-2017/

Unlimited Remote Support Package

For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html
*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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May 2017 Newsletter

How to Buy a Tablet in 2017

It seems like every week, top manufacturers are releasing new models of tablets – meaning anyone looking to buy one has more options to choose from. However, that amount of options can be a little too much for some people. How do you know exactly what type of tablet is right for you? Luckily, CNET has put together a handy guide with all the very latest tablets included, so that you can make an informed decision, and get the perfect tablet for your needs. Click below to discover more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/how-to-buy-a-tablet-in-2017.html

Ways to Seriously Cut Back on Your Smart Phone Data Usage

How often do you find yourself running out of mobile phone data? For many of us, this is a regular occurrence as some apps can use up a big chunk of your data without you even realizing it. However, if you’re a little savvier with your data usage, you can actually make your monthly limit go a lot further – meaning no more wasted megabytes, and a whole lot more data free for searching, social media, and more. Just click on the following link to find out how to cut back on your data usage: http://www.geeksontheway.com/ways-to-seriously-cut-back-on-your-phone-data-usage.html

Reducing Computer-Related Eyestrain

With most of us spending virtually all day staring at screens, our eyes have to put up with a lot of strain and that can eventually lead to some nasty symptoms. In fact, up to 90% of people who work on a computer find that they experience eyestrain, along with other issues. If you care about your vision, then it’s time to take some steps to fight back against eyestrain. The tips in this article will help you to do just that. Check out this link to say goodbye to bleary eyes, fatigue, and more: http://www.geeksontheway.com/reducing-computer-related-eyestrain.html

Unlimited Remote Support Package

For only $29.00 + tax/month* per computer, our Unlimited Residential Support Package provides you with as many remote support appointments a month as you need, 24/7 computer health monitoring, and antivirus protection. It means that you never have to worry about wasting time or feeling frustrated over computer issues again. Whenever there’s a problem just let us know and we’ll have a technician log in as quickly as possible. For more information on our monthly unlimited remote package and how our service works, please click here: http://www.geeksontheway.com/unlimited-residential-support-for-29-00-taxmonth-2.html
*6 month minimum commitment

How Can We Help?

We’re here seven days a week to assist you with your computer problems. Contact us at 1-800-875-5017 or via email at [email protected] to set up a time with one of our service technicians for your residential computer needs. We can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and online at www.geeksontheway.com.

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Should You Buy a Refurbished iPad?

Want to treat yourself to an iPad but can’t afford a brand new one? So-called “refurbished” iPads are always an option but that word can mean something different to each retailer. If you find the right one, you can enjoy everything that iPads have to offer at a price that’s friendly on your wallet. Just click on the link to learn how to navigate your way through the world of refurbished iPads: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/should-you-buy-a-refurbished-ipad/

 

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The Best Free eBook Reader in 2017

Love reading but hate having piles of unread books cluttering up your personal space? Then ebooks are just the thing for you! If you don’t have a tablet or prefer reading things on your computer screen, then you might think you can’t access all that the world of ebooks has to offer but you’d be wrong. These completely free ebook readers are easy to install and you can even customize the font to suit your eyes. Click here to find out more.

 

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How to Use Windows 10’s Battery Saver Mode

Are you tired of your laptop running out of battery power too quickly? If you’re using Windows 10, then there’s actually a simple way that you can get more time out of your laptop – simply turn on Battery Saver mode. By cutting out wasted power, you can spend more time browsing the web or listening to music before you have to plug your laptop in. Check out this article to learn more.

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Top Smartwatches in 2017

Wearables are the one of the latest tech trends, and for good reason – there are so many features packed into these little smartwatches. From tracking your health to staying up to date with social media, virtually your whole world can now be run straight from your wrist. If you’re looking to make the leap into the world of smartwatches, then this article will help you choose the best one for you. Click here to learn more.

 

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