Use Google to Get Organized

Confession time: I am not the most organized person when it comes to my life. I use sticky-notes on the fridge to track appointments, as I’ve yet to upgrade to the latest Smartphone (shocking, I know, since I am technically-savvy by nature). I’ve had to shame-facedly apologize to my chiropractor for missed appointments on more…

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Software Spotlight: Prey

Prey is an open-source anti-theft software designed for computers and smart phones. Basically, if you have a lost or stolen phone or computer with this software installed, you can easily track it and locate it from another computer. Prey has some pretty exciting features, such as: 100% Geolocation Aware– Uses existing gps or wifi hotspots…

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The Great Smartphone Debate; A Nerd Perspective on, wait, what?

Photo by: Bundini As a bonus, here is a nice counter-argument to the whole smartphone debate: I feel like I’m in that movie where everyone turns into zombies and I’m the last one left fighting for humanity.  Ok, maybe that’s extreme, but this smart phone craze is almost equivalent.  I see people everywhere with their…

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5 Helpful Cyber Monday Websites!

With so many sites offering deals, how do you know where to start? The first thing you can do is check out the list below for the top five online resources for Cyber Monday deals. I’ve compiled a list of deal aggregators, coupon sites, and even a few major retailers you should keep your eye…

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Amazon releases Black Friday deals early, and they’ve added a nifty price comparing app!

Hold on to your credit cards: Amazon launched its Black Friday store this morning, and you’re in for a treat — there’s awesome deals on everything from gadgets and electronics to home goods. Best part? The store is open now for you to browse, buy, cash in on featured products, even put your name on…

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New Online Phishing Scam on Paypal. Buyers Beware!

With Black Friday quickly approaching, and retailers racing to outdo each other with earlier and earlier deals, it is safe to say that the holiday shopping season has begun. If you’re shopping online, though, and paying with PayPal–be warned. There is a phishing attack targeted just for you. The holidays come with a dramatic spike…

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PR: Stuff the nerd mobile full of toys

Redding, CA-November 2, 2010: Nerds On Call have begun efforts in Redding, CA to stuff one of the NERD mobiles full of toys for the less fortunate children in the community. Last year it was estimated that “1,235 Children received toys from the Redding community” (Salvation Army, 2010) and that number is expected to rise…

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PR: Nerds On Call in top 5000 for second year.

Redding, CA: September 10, 2010–On August 24, 2010 Inc. magazine announced its fourth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy— America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Nerds On Call is one of the fastest growing private companies in…

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PR: “Nerds” makes connecting with loved ones simple

REDDING, Calif. (November 1, 2010) – When it comes to staying close with those we love; deep down we all know what needs to be done. All too often a busy life or money worries get in the way, and suddenly our close-knit family becomes a loose connection of people rushing off to do their…

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PR: Nerds On Call starts weekly column in newspaper

REDDING, Calif. (October 11, 2010) – When you think of NERDS-you probably picture thick glasses, chess champs, and computer wizards but Andrea Eldridge, President and Co-founder of Nerds On Call is here to change that stereotype. Never judge a NERD by its cover, with her bright smile and adventurous manner, this nerdy company president and…

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