The CPU shortage and economic uncertainties are affecting the U.S. PC market   PC shipments in the U.S. slid during the fourth quarter of 2018. The 2018 decline was a whopping 4.5 percent when compared to the same period from 2017. Mikako Kitagawa, a Gartner analyst, blamed the decline partly on market uncertainties and that […]

We would like to wish you a very happy and productive 2019! We look forward to taking care of your technology needs throughout the new year!

Microsoft’s emergency patch is causing problems for some Lenovo users Microsoft recently issued an emergency patch for Internet Explorer. The patch was intended to fix an undisclosed zero-day vulnerability in the web browser. The problem affected Internet Explorer versions 9 to 11 across multiple versions of Windows. Unfortunately, on Lenovo laptops that have less than […]

Standing desks prove not to have the benefits they’re touted to have   It’s common to hear that being physically active is important and that a sedentary lifestyle is to be avoided. While both of those facts are true, we’ve somehow twisted the data to mean that sitting is something to be avoided, even at […]

Using a FIDO2 device now allows you to log into your Microsoft without a password   Microsoft is utilizing a technology called FIDO2 to allow users of Outlook, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mixer, the Microsoft Store, Bing, MSN, and Xbox Live on the PC to log in without needing a password. New […]

T2 chip in newer Macs makes repairs impossible without a proprietary tool from Apple   Newer Macs, such as the recently announced new MacBook Air and Mac mini, join the ranks with the MacBook Pro and iMac Pro as coming equipped with Apple’s T2 chip. Apple’s T2 chip acts as a co-processor and is the […]

Researchers are using brainwaves to create hacker-resistant computer security   Passwords in and of themselves are generally insecure. Unfortunately, passwords, even those with letters, numbers and symbols, are relatively easily hacked. To combat this problem, biometrics has been taking the place of insecure passwords. By using fingerprints, facial recognition and retina scans as a way […]

Cell phone batteries can’t keep up with today’s tech   Geoffrey A. Fowler did a test for The Washington Post testing cell phone battery life and you’re right…cell phone battery life is getting worse. Fowler performed the same battery test over and over on 13 phones and in most cases the battery life of the […]

The CEO of Samsung’s mobile division stated that foldable smartphones are coming soon     The rumors are true. According to DJ Koh, the CEO of Samsung’s mobile division, Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year. While speaking to CNBC, Koh was tight-lipped on how the folding screen could work. Though, […]

An oversupply of flash memory has led market analysts to predict drastic price decreases in the near future.   Interested in seeing flash memory prices come down to just $0.08 per gigabyte? It could happen if Jim Hardy’s prediction comes true. Hardy, a market analyst with Objective Analysis, has predicted a “downward pricing correction” for […]