Tag Archives: gadgets

2015 was the worst in history for OSX malware


oh now here is a shock! A new report from Bit9 and Carbon Black details how 2015 was the worst year in history for OSX malware. In a 10 week study conducted by both organizations it was discovered that 2015 … Continue reading

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It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica


So who said Blackberry wouldn’t survive past 2012? Blackberry’s building an Android device with a hardware keyboard and SD card slot. Source: It’s official: Blackberry’s Android phone—the “Priv”—will launch this year | Ars Technica

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10 Signs you are “geekier” than you thought.


Some inspired thoughts to gauge whether you are more of a geek than you thought. 10. You mouse has more than 2 buttons and a wheel on it. (or you use a trackball because they are “cooler”) 9. Your keyboard … Continue reading

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How to Activate “God Mode” in Windows 10


We reported on this for Windows 7, but it is good to know that it is still there for Windows 10. How to Activate "God Mode" in Windows 10 – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News. If … Continue reading

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Why does my computer have a flat tire?


Over the years, I have dealt with many people and their computers. In the past, when computers were bulky, expensive and primarily used for business/work reasons, we had to explain to customers why the cost of computers varies so much … Continue reading

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Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries | Ars Technica


This is something we have been debating for years…. Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries | Ars Technica.

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Friday Funnies – Geek humour for July 10-2015


It has been a while since I found some funny items on the interwebs so here are a few recent ones I found while googling around starting off with geek evolution: Next up, the look you give the computer when … Continue reading

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Samsung adds huge 2TB SSDs to its 850 Evo and 850 Pro families | Ars Technica


Samsung adds huge 2TB SSDs to its 850 Evo and 850 Pro families | Ars Technica.

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Rogers modem at centre of fire investigation – Consumer Life – CBC Player


This is the first incident about fire on these types of modems so there may be more to this than the news report is revealing but with hundreds of thousands of these modems distributed over the last 2 years, it … Continue reading

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Useful tech tricks you probably didn’t know about (12 Photos) : theCHIVE


Some cool little tips for you geeks who like to shortcut things. My favorite (which I verified) is #9:Create a folder named GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. It will create a ‘God Mode’ folder that will give you access to everything. via (1) Useful … Continue reading

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