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Must-See! Rare video of power surge

What do Power Surges do to computers? Your computer is made up of a lot of powerful electronic parts which have to work on different electric signals to achieve their own maximum performance. It's probably not what you think about when you power your computer on but most desktop's have to route 4-5 different kinds of signals throughout the parts in your computer. The part that does this job in your computer is called a power supply. Take a look below and see what happens when you put too much power into your components. This happens during power surges, overheating, or just when your computer parts degrade past their life expectancy. First you can see the small cylinder called a capacitor blowing up. High quality motherboards are made with solid state capacitors that don't rely on last generation fluids to ... Read more

Control your entire HOUSE from your iPhone

Are you ready for the future? Apple developers are working hard on releasing a new app called HomeKit which will basically turn your phone into a remote control for things around your home which normally would be devoid of digital access. Examples of such things are key-locks, garages, appliances, thermostats, and so much more. As it stands right now you'll probably need an Apple TV to interact with your devices kind of like a wireless router would interact with all your computers and cell phones. The good news is that companies like Schlage, GE, and Belkin are all onboard for the upcoming homekit integration into their devices. Is it safe? There are rumors circulating that you could possibly share your devices control information with other phones or send tokens around which would grant limited functionality to your home. As a result there ... Read more

Chevron will accept Apple Pay

Big Oil will support Apple Pay Chevron tweeted the other day that they're beginning incorporating Apple pay into their available payment options. This will be a monumental transition in the way we do business in America. Currently we consume more than any other country in the world meaning that we will set an unprecedented record of conversions in terms of sales through mobile devices. Speculating on the recent Sony hacks, the repercussions are worrisome in fear of a potential Apple leak/hack. Who is to say that one is not already under way? Chevron and Texaco oil were two of the biggest proponents of Apple Pay when it was announced. Though it remains unclear what the potential lasting benefits of the relationship are, speculators believe that it will create a larger field of view and analytics for oil companies which currently have ... Read more

You wont’ believe what Hyundai and Apple just did

Apple CarPlay is coming to Hyundai Hyundai confirmed today that they'll be incorporating the highest anticipated touch based car audio and nav system ever in a historic partnership with Apple by featuring CarPlay in 2016. If you've been following our blog you know that CarPlay is a fully adaptive touch screen platform. Carplay works independently but can also be synced easily and quickly with your Apple family devices to bring you a seamless synergistic experience. See the picture below to get a taste of what you could expect to see later this year in the up and coming lineup of Hyundai models. Carplay also allows you to integrate a lot of cool apps directly into it as a central hub including navigation as seen above and slideshows plus much more. You can also link it up directly with bluetooth and a ... Read more

Scammer gets Scammed

Computer Repair "Expert" Gets Scammed A week ago we published an article encouraging our visitors to avoid scams where you get called by an individual requesting to get access to your computer or asking for payment so that he can solve your computer problem. As it happens this fake IT scam has been going on for a while but just recently it caught fire. Well, one clever user in Canada ended up entertaining his called and wasting his time for a half hour until he finally blew up. Get an idea for what kind of questions and directions this person gives because other scammers are likely to ask you to do the same sorts of things. *Spoiler Alert* Skip to 26 minutes to hear the scammer finally lose it <iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=7d0955ee3261" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>   For all of your computer repair needs, call the ... Read more

How Ebola could infect your computer

Watch out for online hackers With the huge rise of searches swarming around the words "ebola", "ebola virus", and other related terms, a huge source of exploitable searches are taking place every hour. Hackers and virus developers are eager to get in your face with their software for the purpose of stealing your identity and financial information. Right now many users are receiving fake e-mails containing "critical information" about the ebola virus. What they end up receiving is a subscription for a bogus website that looks authentic and features lots of seemingly helpful information about the ebola virus. That's when they get you. Once you subscribe you get redirected to a major news network's homepage while your credentials are shipped off to the virus developers private e-mail. "If you are not sure of the email's legitimacy then don't respond to it, and ... Read more

Stats on Viruses in the World (Must-Read)

      Computer Virus Breakdown I don't remember where I found this but it's an awesome picture diagram demonstrating what infections look like around the world in terms of computer-viruses. If you don't know exactly what a virus is, you could define it as a piece of software designed to be downloaded into your computer and cause damage to your operating system or your experience using Windows. Windows largely is susceptible to viruses due to the fact that it's code is very heavily segmented and fragmented and therefore easy to manipulate. Never the less this illustration can give you a real world idea of what infections look like around the world and who are the primary targets. Many viruses these days are designed to get a credit card out of you for the purposes of identity theft or to get you to ... Read more