Category Archives: News

Office Depot Caught Deceiving Customers (via KIRO 7 Seattle)

In an interview with local Seattle TV station KIRO 7, an Office Depot employee has spoken out about unnecessary computer fixes that customers who brought computers in to Office Depot were tricked into paying. According to the employee interviewed by KIRO, “If they actually did

US DOT Bans Note 7s on Planes

In an emergency order, that was just issued, and goes into effect tomorrow Oct 15th @ 12p (ET), the US Department of Transportation has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from all airplanes going to/from the US, or traveling within the US. In the

Updated: Yahoo Breach Announcement Confirmed 

Updated 9/22/16 @ 3:15 pm (EDT). Yahoo has now confirmed that it was breach, by what it calls “a state sponsored actor” in 2014. The hack according to Yahoo affects at least 500 million accounts (and to that can we all say DAMM!). Per Yahoo,

Apple Releases Safari 10

While everyone was waiting for the release of macOS, Apple also released Safari 10.0 for those Mac users on OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite .  Apple lists the Safari 10 update as a recommended update, that includes improvements for privacy, compatibility, and

macOS Sierra Now Available For Mac’s

For those looking to update to the new Apple macOS Sierra, it is now available.  To get it, from your Mac, go into the App Store and look in the featured section. There you will find the link to download the latest version of the

Upgrade To macOS Sierra Coming 9/20

Update: macOS Sierra is now available. See more detail on the post macOS Sierra Now Available  As of tomorrow 9/20, Mac owners will have the option to upgrade to the new macOS Sierra operating system. Up to now, the Mac operating system was known as

Samsung Note 7 Recall (USA)

Seems the Samsung Note 7 is a HOT phone.  No I mean like really hot, catching on fire hot. It seems of the 2.5 million Note 7 phones that have been sold there have been (something like) 35 reports of phones catching fire or smoking

Samsung Shutting Down Milk Music

If your an owner of a Samsung device you have seen Milk Music app, which when launched in early 2014, was supposed to take on Apple’s iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify, and a number of other streaming music services. Well it seems that eventually the Milk had to spoil, and for Samsung the Milk spoils on September 22, 2016.

Alert: Major Credit Card Data Breach

Landry’s Inc., who owns or operates some very well-known brands is reporting that they have been the victim of a data breach at some of its locations.  According to the information released by Landry’s Inc. the breach occurred during 2 different periods from May 4, 2014

Time Warner Cable Email Passwords Compromised

If you are a Time Warner Cable (TWC) customer, you really need to consider changing your password. It seems that the FBI has notified TWC that some of the TWC customer data including email addresses, and account passwords, may have been compromised.  According to Nathalie