Peekaboo is Someone Watching You?

by Senior Social Media Specialist Senior Social Media Specialist on ‎04-13-2017 05:14 PM (4,677 Views)

One of the things we often see when we work on clients’ computers is a covered webcam – usually with a strip of tape, occasionally with a post-it note, band-aid, or, in some more extreme cases, with paint or nail polish. It’s understandable to see a camera lens pointed at you and wonder what it’s doing. After all, how do you know somebody’s not watching it right now? This made the national news last year when FBI director James Comey, following advice he’d seen online, admitted he taped over the camera on his computer. This might very well leave you wondering if this is something we need to worry about or do in our daily lives.

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Best Buy Honchos Visit Minneapolis Geek Squad Academy Camp

by Geek Squad Agent ‎07-30-2014 10:05 PM - edited ‎07-14-2016 09:09 AM (3,993 Views)

As anyone who has worked at a Geek Squad Academy Camp will tell you, it is sometime pretty hard to get the campers to take a break from their projects and focus on something besides Lego robots or game programming for a few minutes.

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Best Buy Recalls Replacement Batteries Used in MacBook Pros

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎07-02-2013 03:52 PM (4,068 Views)

Due to reports of batteries overheating while being recharged, Best Buy has issued a recall notice for approximately 5,100 replacement batteries installed in some MacBook Pro laptops at Geek Squad precincts between September 2008 and June 2013.

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What Exactly is Geek Squad Computer Optimization?

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎09-29-2009 05:56 PM (1,212 Views)

If you’ve been shopping in Best Buy lately, you may have come across laptops with a big orange and white sticker declaring “THIS COMPUTER HAS BEEN TESTED AND SET UP BY THE GEEK SQUAD” along with the specific services performed, such as an “Optimization & Restore CD Creation.” So what does this mean for you as the new owner of that PC?

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