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Tech Tip Thursday: Protecting Your Online Privacy

Cyber Security

We’ve talked a lot in previous posts about some of the tools and habits you need to keep yourself safe on the internet. We’ve told you how to avoid malware, what to do if you get malware, how to keep yourself safe from phishing emails and phone scams. Most recently, we talked about creating, managing, and recovering passwords. Today, we’re going to talk about some basic tools and practices you can…

Tech Tip Thursday: Keeping Your Computer Clean

In previous articles we’ve talked a lot about ways to keep your computer “clean” in a metaphorical sense: clean from malware, clean from junk files that will slow down your computer, etc. Today, we’re going to talk about the importance of keeping your computer clean in a literal sense, as in, clean from dust and dirt and debris. Before we get started it’s worth noting that most of this article…

Tech Tip Thursday: What to Do Before Selling Your Mac

iMac Computers

In our last few articles, we’ve given you information on what you need to do before selling (or donating) your electronics. We’ve covered iPhones and iPads, computers, and Android devices. Today, we’re wrapping up the series with some information on what you should do when it comes time to part company with your Mac. Backup Your Data Step one of getting your Mac ready to sell is the same as…

Tech Tip Thursday: What to Do Before Selling Your PC

There comes a time in the life of every PC when you find that you want or need to move on. Whether your computer needs a repair that’s too costly, or it’s getting older and outdated, or a shiny new model just catches your eye, eventually you’ll find yourself with a computer that needs a new home. At Phone Medics + PC, we want to give you the tools and…

Tech Tip Thursday: How to Extend Your Battery Life

Battery Discharge

In our last two articles we’ve told you a bit about how lithium ion batteries work and why they sometimes expand. Today we’re going to round out our series on batteries with a few tips on the best ways to make sure your batteries last as long as possible. Batteries are one of the most important components in cell phones, tablets, and laptops - they’re what make your mobile devices mobile.…