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Tech Trends Virtual Reality

Gail Eddy, Peak to Peak.  “The promise of virtual reality has always been enormous. Put on these goggles, go nowhere, and be transported anywhere.” (source: TheVerge.com) Virtual ...

TECH TRENDS: Review of two smartphone battery covers

Gail Eddy, Nederland. Power and Protection: If you’re like me, sometimes a little clumsy with your cellphone, you need to have a protective cover to keep the screen from cracking ...

TECH TRENDS : Need A New Part?

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  For Geek For Hire, last week was all about installing new parts for our customers.  Chris replaced (or added) parts on new and older computers.  If you have ...

TECH TRENDS : The Scariness Increases

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  Chris forwarded a link to me the other day about some scary “malvertising”.  For those of you who didn’t have Senor Garcia for High School Spanish, “mal” ...

TECH TRENDS : Custom Computers

Gail Eddy, Peak to Peak.  One of the services we provide is to build custom computers from scratch.   Chris is building one now for a long-time customer.  In fact, this is the second ...

TECH TRENDS : Free Substitutes

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  I don’t know about you, but sometimes I can’t believe how expensive everything is getting!  When I look at the prices for different software, I am astounded!  ...

TECH TRENDS : How-To Books

Gail Eddy, Nederland.  Like a lot of our customers, I try to figure things out for myself before I call in outside support and training.  That is doubly true for learning new software ...

TECH TRENDS : A Snow Day is perfect to organize your files

Gail Eddy, Peak to Peak.   With the beautiful weather outside, it’s hard to concentrate on getting any work done.  The view from the deck outside of my home office is breathtaking, ...

Climate Conversations : Extreme weather

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   The IPCC report of 2014 warned of an Earth response to global warming involving climate change with extreme weather. With the increased temperature ...
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