Data Backup: Moving Files Without Losing Them

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-15-2014 02:58 PM (2,904 Views)

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a post encouraging everyone to make backing up their data their New Years’ resolution. As I was reviewing the different ways to create data backups, it struck me how many devices we use on a daily basis now create and store digital files.

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Travelling With Your Tech

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎12-20-2013 03:14 PM (1,309 Views)

Like people all over the world, we Agents often find ourselves travelling to get together with our friends and family over the holidays. And, being more tech-dependent than the average citizen, one of our main concerns is what combination of devices and accessories will we be able to take with us. Sure, Agents travelling over-land can error on the side of caution and fill up the backseat with extra batteries and cables. But those of us who need to grab our boarding passes and stand in the airport security line have decisions to make. Considering that we generally think tech belongs in carry on luggage, weight also becomes an issue.

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Lost in Transportation: Tips to Lock, Locate and Recover Your Technology

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-15-2013 04:24 PM - last edited on ‎04-20-2016 04:53 PM by (1,550 Views)

According to a recent study, more than 8,000 mobile devices were left behind at just seven of the country’s largest airports in the last year. The most common places mobile devices were left behind? Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints and restrooms.

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Smartphone + St. Patrick’s Day: Don’t Go Crying Over Spilt Beer

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎03-15-2012 02:43 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 11:43 AM by Geek Squad Agent (2,225 Views)

It’s that time of year again – St. Patrick’s Day! You dress up in green, wear a “kiss me I’m Irish” button, and hit the pubs for some fun with friends new and old. It’s a day when, regardless of your ethnic background, everyone is Irish.

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iPod Not Working? Don’t Shoot It! Troubleshoot it! (At Home)

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎02-27-2012 12:35 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 10:41 AM by Geek Squad Agent (1,751 Views)

iPods are awesome. Really, they are. Cutting-edge technology, bringing our favorite music and video to us at the touch of a button, any time we like. Which is why it sucks when they occasionally decide not to work.

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Recently it was discovered certain 1st Generation iPod Nano’s may have a defective battery.  This can lead to problems with the device.  If you have a 1st Generation iPod Nano purchased between September 2005 and December 2006 you may be affected.

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Steve Jobs: The Passing of a Legend

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎10-06-2011 02:05 PM (235 Views)

Steve Jobs is gone. The founder and father figure of Apple has died, leaving us all wondering what will happen in the wake of his passing.

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Geeks? Ghostbusters!

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎07-02-2009 08:13 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2016 07:09 AM by (264 Views)

The release of a Blu-ray 25th anniversary edition of the film last week is like welcoming an old friend back in shiny, new HD duds. As soon as the movie starts up again, I’m instantly transported to the first time I saw this classic as a kid in the theaters, and it is wonderful!

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