Long distance relationships (LDRs) are not for the faint of heart. The late-night phone calls, frantic searching for low-cost airfares, the random text messages in the middle of the day, the joyous reunions and sad separations can take a lot out of a person. No matter how strong the connection between you and your loved one is, the miles between you can take their toll. Sometimes all you want to do is see his or her face.

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Getting Rid of Your Old Computer? Wipe that Drive!

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-31-2013 05:31 PM (28,529 Views)

So you splurged over the holidays and bought a brand-spanking-new laptop. Or you decided to pool all those gift cards and upgrade your home computing hardware. Let’s face it – you needed to put that old desktop that was still running Windows XP out to pasture. Feels better, doesn’t it?

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Mom Still Cannot Use Skype

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎12-19-2012 05:57 PM (239 Views)

So you bought your Mom and Dad a laptop last year so they could video chat with their grandkids. Everyone agreed it would be nice to video chat and were excited to begin using it. Unfortunately, once the holidays were over, the video chat idea lost some of its momentum. Oh, they tried it a couple of times, but your Dad just couldn’t get the hang of the camera and software – any tech for that matter – have always challenged your Mom. “Oh, we’ll just call you,” is their standard response these days.

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Windows 8 DIY: You’ve Got the Touch

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎11-02-2012 10:39 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 12:32 PM by Geek Squad Agent (253 Views)

One of the cool things about Windows 8 is this: if you have the right hardware, you can kiss your mouse goodbye. The new Windows OS is specifically designed to take advantage of all the benefits of a Touch interface. While the OS still lets you use and keyboard and mouse if you wish, let’s take a look at how Windows 8 helps you use your Touch interface effectively.

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Windows 8 DIY: Demystifying the Start Screen

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎10-29-2012 06:59 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 12:35 PM by Geek Squad Agent (250 Views)

Windows 8 is finally here — and everywhere you go, people are talking about it. Most electronic retailers are now carrying Windows 8 devices (laptop & tablets) pre-loaded & ready to use, and people are beginning to purchase them and take them home.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Protecting Your Gadgets in a Storm

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎10-29-2012 06:51 PM (156 Views)

Geek Squad Agents Roshanda and Mickey explain how to protect your electronics when a power outage or a power surge occurs.

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Windows 8: Coming to a Screen Near You

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎10-25-2012 07:04 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 12:34 PM by Geek Squad Agent (511 Views)

As you may have heard, this is a huge week for Microsoft. In an effort to integrate the mobile computing experience into its operating system, Microsoft is releasing the most comprehensive reworking of the Windows OS since it put out Windows 95 in, well, 1995.

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Skype Set-Up (2MM)

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-24-2011 02:23 PM (139 Views)

How to set up Skype on your computer: a Geek Squad 2 minute miracle. 

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Removing Viruses/Spyware From Your Computer (2MM)

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-17-2011 02:25 PM (264 Views)

Removing Viruses and Spyware from your Computer: A Geeksquad 2 Minute Miracle

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2 Minute Miracle: Geek Squad iPhone Email Set-Up

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-03-2011 02:37 PM (214 Views)

2 Minute Miracle: Geek Squad iPhone Email Set-Up

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Two Minute Miracle: Hard Drive Wipe

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-21-2011 02:41 PM (256 Views)

Hard Drive Wipe: A GeekSquad 2 Minute Miracle

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Geek Squad 2MM: How to Upgrade an Apple OS

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎11-12-2010 03:00 PM (159 Views)

Geek Squad Agents Donald Barthelemy and Kat Koger-Solt help Food Network star Claire Robinson upgrade her Apple operating system.

 

Claire is the host of Food Network’s 5 Ingredient Fix (Saturdays at 12:30pm) and Food Network Challenge (Sundays at 8pm).

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Geek Squad Agents Donald Barthelemy and Kat Koger-Solt help Food Network star Claire Robinson sync her wireless devices using MobileME.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Location-Based Services

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-12-2010 03:24 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 10:25 AM by Geek Squad Agent (163 Views)

In this 2 Minute Miracle, Geek Squad Agents Ryan and Will explain location-based services.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Tech-ercise for Marathons

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-14-2010 03:35 PM (155 Views)

Geek Squad Agents Ian and Ricky explain how you can use technology while training for your next road race.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Tech on the Road

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎03-25-2010 03:31 PM (179 Views)

In this 2 Minute Miracle, Geek Squad Agents Eric Irish and Wes Gray talk about different tech options to keep you connected while on the road.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Wired for Travel

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎02-23-2010 03:34 PM (154 Views)

Geek Squad Agents John Eric and Joel offer tips on how to stay connected while traveling.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Living Tech Cheap

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-22-2010 04:01 PM (154 Views)

Geek Squad Agents William Phillips and Ryan Luering offer ways to cuts costs through the use of technology.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Protect Your Computer Against Malware

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-13-2010 04:04 PM (682 Views)

Geek Squad 2MM: Protect Your Computer Against Malware

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Geek Squad 2MM: Connecting Your GPS in Your Car

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎12-17-2009 04:31 PM (206 Views)

Another thing to keep in mind when setting up your GPS is to make sure it has a direct signal to a satellite. We recommend setting it up while you’re outside, not while you’re inside (e.g. in your garage).

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Geek Squad 2MM: How to Extend the Life of a Laptop Battery

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Geek Squad 2MM: Defining Different Router Options

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎12-11-2009 05:01 PM (664 Views)

Defining Different Router Options: A Geek Squad 2 minute miracle!

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How to use Technology with Long Distance Relationships: A Geek Squad 2 Minute Miracle

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Geek Squad 2MM: How to Upgrade your Operating System

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎11-04-2009 05:42 PM (140 Views)

How to Upgrade your Operating System: A Geek Squad 2 Minute Miracle

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In this 2 Minute Miracle Video Geek Squad Agents Wesley Gray and Franklyn Luna discuss ways to hook up an outdoor home theater system.

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In this Two Minute Miracle Video Geek Squad Agents Lee Weisbecker and Mike Nelson explain different ways you can connect your home theater components, such as a Blu-Ray player, to the internet.

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In this Two Minute Miracle Video Geek Squad Agents Lee Weisbecker and Mike Nelson explain different ways you can connect your home theater components, such as a Blu-Ray player, to the internet.

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In this Two Minute Miracle Video Geek Squad Agents Lee Weisbecker and Mike Nelson explain different ways you can connect your home theater components, such as a Blu-Ray player, to the internet.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Wireless Internet for Students of all Ages

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎09-18-2009 06:10 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 10:27 AM by Geek Squad Agent (154 Views)

In this 2 Minute Miracle Video Geek Squad Agents Franklyn Luna and Josh Musicant provide tips on how to use wireless internet for elementary, high school and college students.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Five Tips to Protect Kids Online

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎09-15-2009 06:12 PM (700 Views)

From homework to video games, school-aged children are connected to the online world now more than ever. In this 2 Minute Miracle video Geek Squad Agents Josh Musicant and Eric Irish offer five simple tips to protect your children online.

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Putting Green Back into the Environment and Your Wallet

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-22-2009 09:06 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2016 07:26 AM by (129 Views)

It’s Earth Day. In observance, here are a couple quick tips on being more environmentally friendly.

 

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In this Two Minute Miracles video, Geek Squad Agent Tony Ballard shows how you can easily important live web pages into your PowerPoint decks.

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With the proliferation of netbooks over the last year, more and more consumers are carrying portable computers with them. While technology has gotten more portable (and affordable), battery life still, unfortunately, remains an issue. In this Two Minute Miracles video, Geek Squad Agents Ish Matos and Nicole Conway will provide some quick tips for getting more juice out of your laptop battery.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Disposing of Your Hard Drives

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎02-11-2009 10:51 PM (17,868 Views)

A few months back, we posted a Two Minute Miracle on disposing of your old tec. Since we shot this video, we’ve rolled out a  recycling program to help you get rid of your old PCs and other gear, and we’ve had a lot of questions about how to safely destroy data on the hard drive.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Geektionary: What is Malware?

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-28-2009 11:11 PM (149 Views)

In this Two Minute Miracles, Geek Squad Agents Daniel Campbell and Gerald “Chip” Underwood will define the “geektionary” term malware, and what kind of forms it can take.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Password Tips

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-08-2009 11:25 PM (157 Views)

Passwords keep our precious data and information safe and secure online, making it more important than ever to ensure your passwords remain known only to you. In this Two Minute Miracles video, Geek Squad Agents Daniel Campbell and Gerald “Chip” Underwood provide password tips, including things to avoid and ways to make your password even more secure.

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Geek Squad 2MM: Online Back-up

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-06-2009 11:30 PM (658 Views)

In this Two Minute Miracles video, Geek Squad Agents Andrew Leech and John Erik Christensen discuss the various online back-up solutions there are for protecting and safeguarding your data.

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Wireless Networking Basics

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-06-2009 11:28 PM (664 Views)

In this “Two Minute Miracle” video, Agent Hymans shows you the basics of a wireless network including the necessary parts and types of wireless networks.

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Wireless Networking Basics

by GS-Admin on ‎01-06-2009 12:36 PM - last edited on ‎04-13-2016 12:51 PM by Administrator Administrator (875 Views)

In this “Two Minute Miracle” video, Agent Hymans shows you the basics of a wireless network including the necessary parts and types of wireless networks.

 

 

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