MEDIC NEWS

How to Spot Phishing Emails

At Phone Medics + PC, we’re committed to helping you keep yourself safe as you experience all the awesome things the internet has to offer. In previous posts we’ve talked about how to avoid getting malware and what to do if you think your computer has become infected. Today we’re going to change gears a little and talk about a threat that doesn’t typically attack your computer directly, but uses your…

Mobile Monday: How Touchscreens Work

In our last article we told you all about how LCD screens work. In that piece, we talked a little about the history of LCDs and how important they’ve been to the rise of personal mobile electronics like smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Today we’re going to talk about another crucial component of this technological revolution: the touchscreen. The first touchscreens were designed in the 1960s, but the technology was expensive…

Tech Tip Thursday: How to Keep Your Computer Running Smoothly

We all know how frustrating it can be when your computer runs too slowly. At Phone Medics + PC, there are plenty of steps we can take to help get you back up to full speed. Hardware upgrades like new RAM, a faster processor, and a bigger, faster hard drive can all give your computer a major speed boost. But we also know that sometimes you’re not quite ready to…

Now Accepting Devices for Recycling

At Phone Medics + PC we are committed to doing our part to care for our environment and help our community. That’s why we’re proud to announce that we now accept your used personal electronics for recycling. As technology becomes a bigger part of our lives, it also becomes a bigger portion of our garbage. Electronic waste, or “e-waste,” is the fastest growing form of waste in the nation. Millions…