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Tech Tip Thursday: The Best Cloud Backup Services

Anybody who’s ever suffered a data loss knows the importance of keeping your stuff backed up. In a previous post, we gave you a basic guide to keeping your computer backed up using a combination of on-site backups and cloud-based backups. Today we’re going to go a little more in-depth on the cloud backup piece of the equation. There are a lot of cloud backup services out there, so today we’re…

Tech Tip Thursday: How To Choose A New Computer

Well, the time has come: your old computer has served you well for years, but now it’s time to upgrade. Now all you have to do is pick the perfect computer for you from the literally hundreds of options out there. No big deal, right? Right? In reality, picking a new computer can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t particularly tech savvy. With that in mind, today’s post…

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 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 Whether your computer needs a repair that’s too costly, or it’s getting older and outdated, or a shiny new model just catches your eye, eventually you’ll find yourself with a computer that needs a new home.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…