Connecting Your Laptop to Your TV with WiDi

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-15-2014 10:23 PM (885 Views)

With the explosion of video content on the Web, many of us are using our computers, at least some of the time, to just watch TV.

Video sharing services like YouTube, Web broadcasting sites like Hulu and Netflix, and pay-for-play services like Amazon Prime and iTunes have made our computers a key source of video entertainment in the modern home.

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Warning: it isn’t just your computer at risk from hackers. Some recently discovered issues with wireless routers from two different companies show that they too can be vulnerable to hacker exploits that can leave your data exposed to online evildoers. In one case, the affected routers allowed hackers to access data on the victim’s network, while in the other the router was used to distribute a self-replicating worm onto other users’ networks.

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Your Tablet Sure Is Handy – But Is It Secure?

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎06-11-2013 03:55 PM (373 Views)

Mobile computing devices are letting us access the Web (and take care of business) from just about anywhere. Wireless technology now lets us pay our bills at the coffee shop, check our email while waiting for the kids after soccer practice, or take a conference call while getting our oil changed. Tablets and smartphones make it easy to manage our lives and stay in touch with the office while we are out and about.

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Cooking & Technology: Making Meal Prep Easier

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎04-04-2013 04:34 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 09:19 AM by Geek Squad Agent (600 Views)

The digital age has revolutionized everything around us — including cooking dinner. Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a skilled chef, there are a number of smartphone apps, online resources and gadgets that can make your time in the kitchen much less frantic, and much more productive and fun.

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Tech Help for You and Your Holiday Guests

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎12-06-2012 06:05 PM - last edited on ‎05-11-2016 06:42 AM by (185 Views)

It’s that time of year again. Time for togetherness and fellowship, Holiday parties and Open Houses, seeing old friends, entertaining relatives and sitting down for large, traditional meals. In today’s world, your guests will bring more than cheese balls and fruit cakes – many will be visiting with their own devices and special technology needs.

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TRENDNet, maker of several IP Cameras, recently discovered a vulnerability in several of their SecurView cameras that allowed for online access in real-time by hackers. Fortunately the company released a quick firmware update to resolve the issue.

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In this, the first post of a three-part series of this week, we will discuss how to make it easy to keep your visiting family connected with a dedicated guest wireless network.  A guest network not only makes connecting all those devices a snap, but also separates your personal network from the family’s devices.  This helps keep your data, and your peace of mind, safe and secure.

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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 (159 Views)

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

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Living Room Convergence

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-14-2010 04:02 PM - last edited on ‎05-14-2016 06:52 AM by (297 Views)

One thing that struck me as I walked through the displays of gadgets and gizmos at the International Consumer Electronics Show was how CES 2010 had made good on a word that was often used in the last decade, but hadn’t seen much mention recently: “convergence”.

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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 (149 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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DIY: Wireless Network Troubleshooting 101

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎08-05-2009 07:48 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 09:40 AM by Geek Squad Agent (627 Views)

This can happen from interference from other devices or your phone / cable company making adjustments to their systems.

Not to panic… most connection issues can be resolved by following a few simple steps.

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Roam with Wi-Fi

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-15-2009 08:33 PM (265 Views)

Many major US airlines have begun offering passengers a wireless internet connection in-flight. As long as your device has a wireless internet card (wireless B or G), you should be able to connect while in-flight (usually for a fee). But what do you do when you are jetting at 35,000 feet and have a connection issue? Here are a few quick tips that might get your WiFi up and running. And they will even work if you’re having trouble connecting in other public WiFi spots (like Starbucks for example).

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In the Know About On-the-Go

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-12-2009 08:39 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 10:40 AM by Geek Squad Agent (221 Views)

It’s vacation time! When I was deciding how to spend it, I knew there were two things I needed to think about in my hotel selection:

 

• Location – a hotel close to the attractions I wanted to visit

• Features – WiFi for the laptop. After all, even vacationing geeks like to have Internet access at the end of a long day touristing.

 

Here are a few things that may help simplify your travel this summer:

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Trek Tech: Gadgets That Boldly Went Where No Gadget Had Gone Before!

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎05-08-2009 09:01 PM - last edited on ‎07-14-2016 12:22 PM by Geek Squad Agent (208 Views)

There’s a new Star Trek movie coming out today and it got me thinking – what has Star Trek contributed to the modern-day universe? Could it be possible we owe some modern day conveniences to this long-running series of fictional TV shows and movies?

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Wireless Networking Basics

by Geek Squad Agent on ‎01-06-2009 11:28 PM (136 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 (361 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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