Nerd Knowledge

Nerd Knowledge: Your new Smart TV may be spying on you

January 27, 2019

Through the years, I have had customers who were convinced their TV was spying on them. I remember one incident nearly 50 years ago when I worked for Sears. An elderly lady called in and said her set, which we had recently repaired, was spying on her. She told my boss that the “people were […]

Nerd Knowledge: Everything you ever needed to know about Bluetooth technology

January 24, 2019

Learn what Bluetooth is, how it works, and even how they created the ubiquitous Bluetooth logo.

Nerd Knowledge: Cell Phone Security and Safety

January 17, 2019

Our phones are always with us, but are we using them in the safest manner?

Nerd Knowledge: Surge Protection 101

November 26, 2018

Learn more about what a power surge actually is, and how to protect your devices

Nerd Knowledge: All about batteries!

October 31, 2018

It would be hard to imagine life without a portable power source. And yet for being such a common part of everyday life, so few of us know much about batteries.

Nerd Knowledge: What is streaming? How does it work?

October 22, 2018

Netflix, SlingTV, Roku, KODI boxes…there’s so many options! Our resident nerd breaks them down for you.