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Past, Present, and Future of Technology

Technology has made incredible amounts of progress within the past 10 years. However, with all the new technology that is continually flooding into the market,we often forget that we were still using flip phones ten years ago.  Technology has come such a long way that it is now possible to use virtual reality equipment in your living room. Continue reading

The Importance of Encryption

Many companies with 1099 independent employees have recently mandated that business devices must be encrypted to safeguard customer and company data. Encrypting and protecting this data is imperative to keeping your business, customers and job safe. Even if the company you work for has not mandated this policy, what would happen if your work computer, laptop, phone, tablet, or storage device was stolen? What if your confidential customer data got into the wrong hands?

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Jim Hammack Appointed on Prestigious Committee

We are excited to announce that Jim Hammack, Founder and CEO of Nerd Crossing has been appointed to serve on the Boys & Girls Club of America’s National Area Council Committee. For more information, please read the full press release from the Boys & Girls Club of America below. Continue reading

Pokémon Go-od or Bad?

Pokémon Go has been taking the world by storm since its debut earlier this month. Even if you’ve never heard of the original Pokémon card game, there’s slim chance that you haven’t been inundated with news about this addicting new mobile app. Whatever your feelings towards Pokémon Go, there’s no denying how brilliant its creation is.

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Spiffy Summer Special!

Summer is here! Take this opportunity to tune up your PCs, remove your viruses and back up your data. If you have kids, make sure their computers are ready for the upcoming school year. Not sure why your computer is having problems? Nerd Crossing offers FREE diagnoses. So stop by the Nerd HQ and let our Nerds take a look!

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How to Keep Your Business Safe from Extortion Malware

If you have used our residential services for a virus removal, then you probably know that we prefer ESET over other malware and virus prevention software. While not all virus and malware prevention software is 100% secure, we feel that ESET is better than most. ESET just released this helpful PDF on how to keep your business safe from extortion malware. Please protect yourself and read the following:

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How to Avoid Windows 10

The age old question: How to Avoid Windows 10? The window for the free Windows 10 upgrade is set to close on July 29. That means Windows has been pushier than ever about getting users to upgrade. Many people who have upgraded to 10 have expressed a multitude of complaints, from loss of free storage space and frustration over its illogical design to sheer lack of privacy.

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The Dangers of Smart TVs

There are many reasons to have a smart TV in your home–whether it’s easy access to your favorite streaming sites, being able to browse the internet on a large screen or just playing your favorite games. However, with every great invention comes great consequences. Many people are starting to become aware of (and angry about) the fact that governments, hackers and companies have the ability to spy on us through our devices. This is true and scary. But there are even more reasons to be wary of your smart TV.

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