July 5, 2016

DIY Home Security

From user-installed alarm systems to motion-sensor video cameras, is a do-it-yourself alarm system right for you? Let’s talk about the pros and cons, as well as some of the newest home security gadgets that could help keep your home safer. DIY means that you will be buying the equipment and installing it yourself. Also for…

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June 17, 2016

Save Your Gadgets from Summer

You may love the sun, sand and surf of summer, but your electronics most certainly do not. Ryan Eldridge,  Nerds on Call is here to show us what you should and should NOT do to save your gadgets from summer.  

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May 18, 2016

Spring Cleaning Your Tech

    Spring has sprung, and if you’re just now gearing up to tackle your spring cleaning to-do list, Nerds on Call is here to make sure you don’t neglect your gadgets. After all, what else do you touch so often and clean so seldom? That precursory wipe you give your smartphone with the hem…

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April 28, 2016

Perfecting Your Selfie

  Wait! Before you post another blurry, duck face, bathroom mirror picture of yourself, we here at Nerds On Call would like to show you how to take the perfect selfie.  Hate it or love it, at some point in today’s digital age, we will all be tempted to take a selfie. What is it…

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October 26, 2015

How To Prevent Cyber Bullying

Download our Infographic here October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and for the youth of today, much of the bullying that they face can take place on the internet through cyber bullying. There are some great tools that Nerds on Call recommends to ensure that kids and parents alike have what they need to protect themselves…

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October 16, 2015

How to Improve WiFi Signal

We have all experienced that frustrating moment when Netflix suddenly stops loading and the room goes silent.  For some reason, the WiFi signal dropped again, and the binge watching is put on hold until this annoying issue is fixed. What’s the first thing you should do if your home WiFi signal slows or drops? Power…

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September 20, 2015

Choosing the Best Back-To-School Laptops for Students

It is that time of year again; the weather is starting to cool off, the leaves are beginning to change colors, and the kids are going back to school.  With back-to-school season upon us, it is also time for parents to send their kids off right by setting them up with an effective laptop.  Though…

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September 1, 2015

Easy Photo Edits

Digital photography has given us the ability to take a lot of photos. Sometimes we post shots that look like they came direct from a pro, other times…not so much. Sometimes their too dark, a little out of focus, or have too much of the background in them. You don’t have to be a professional…

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November 18, 2013

Avoid Online Scams

As the holiday shopping season gains momentum, those looking to swindle online shoppers get creative in their attempts to lure victims. I consulted with Scambook (www.scambook.com), an online complaint resolution website, about the top scams from last holiday season – they’re likely to appear again either in the same form or with slight variations –…

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October 29, 2013

Spot Fake Online Reviews

Online reviews can be a great tool to help find a hotel for your next trip, a reputable handy man or the best coffeemaker around. On our last trip to San Francisco, we ate our way from one delicious restaurant to the next, all with the assistance of kindly Yelp reviewers. Unfortunately, there are some…

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