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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat: Only there are no treats, just scams online, on the phone, and by text Halloween is back! You will probably enjoy having kids come to your door saying the usual, “Trick or treat.”  Then you let them pick some candy and send them on their way.  No harm...

Everybody Knows Dok

Everybody Knows Dok

We can all agree that 2020 was tough. For me it was a life-changing year and 2021 has been much the same. On the evening before the election last year, I suddenly had a seizure and after some scans I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Totally unexpected! Most of the...

Be the Star of the Show

Be the Star of the Show

Who would have thought a year ago that video conferencing would become an essential service for students, teachers, and employees all over the world? How can you get the most out of video conferences with your devices? Many of you have used Skype since it was released...

Decluttering your Digital World

Decluttering your Digital World

Working on organizing and decluttering your home can make you feel great and truly transform your living space. But, in the twenty-first century, that is not everything. It seems that half our life is not actually in our physical surroundings; we spend a lot of time...

Great — I am stuck at home

Great — I am stuck at home

Being stuck at home during the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918 must have been dreadful. No TV, not even radio. The only technology that might have been available was the telephone, but even the operators who manually connected the calls fell sick. A hundred years later...

DKCC Changes to Address the Corona Pandemic

Our office at 335 Waterloo Street will continue to remain open with the following restriction: we ask that you stay outside after making your presence known to us, and wait until the previous client leaves before entering the office. This is due to our small reception...

Computer repair is like detective work

Computer repair is like detective work

Recently, I gave a presentation to a group of Fauquier High School students who wanted to know about my business and what qualifications are needed for computer repair. Besides some necessary certifications and practical experience, I told them that they need, “good...

Enjoy the Outdoors with Technology

Enjoy the Outdoors with Technology

You might say gardens are for healthy exercise and visual enjoyment, so what need would a gardener have for technology? Well, for starters, it can help you enjoy and share your garden. My wife and my 85-year-old mother-in-law love to take photos of their gorgeous...

Tech Toys for Christmas

Tech Toys for Christmas

Soon it will be time to start thinking about Christmas and what to give to friends and family. I’d like to share some techy things that would make good gifts. Smart Devices Voice-controlled devices such as Amazon Echo or Alexa will continue to flood the market. You...

The phishers are trying to hook you

The phishers are trying to hook you

Recently a client arrived at my office to pick up a fixed computer, telling me that on her way in she got a call from “Apple” telling her she needs to verify her apple account ID. She was asked if she was near a computer. She said no, “I’m on the road,” and the caller...

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