Author: Dee

It's been several weeks since we closed up our computer repair shop in Mountain Top, making the Dolphin Plaza on Route 315 our permanent home. (Now located on 237 Old River Road Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, in the rear of the Dolphin Plaza. Come on down and see our new place!) We're about as moved-in as we're going to get, and the dust is...

It's Spring Cleaning Time for Your PC! Do you have a “dirty” computer? Chances are, you do. Dust, dirt, hair and other things can get inside your computer, causing anything from minor nuisances to reducing the lifespan of the components inside. But how do you know your computer is dirty if you’ve never looked inside? Here are some symptoms to look...

Protect your home or business computer with NEPA Geeks Geek Care Carbonite Online Backup setup! NEPA Geeks is now a Carbonite authorized reseller, meaning that you can now purchase Carbonite’s automatic online backup service for your home or work computer through us. We can even bundle it with our Geek Care Managed Services Plan! Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite...

We are warning all of our customers with iPhones and iPads that they should immediately back up their devices either to their iCloud account or to their personal computers. Several news outlets have reported that hackers are using a Find My iPhone exploit to remotely lock-up iPhones and iPads. The "Find My iPhone" feature is an important safety mechanism that allows...

Attention! If you are a PC user running Windows XP on your home or business computer, it is extremely important that you contact us right away! On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will be ending its support for Windows XP. What this means for you is that Windows XP will be left open and vulnerable to any future attacks from hackers. In the...

According to CoinMap.org, NEPA Geeks is the one of the only computer repair shops (if not the ONLY computer repair shop) in North-East Pennsylvania that accepts Bitcoin for computer repair. Well, as far as we can tell, based on the screenshot below: [caption id="attachment_2018" align="aligncenter" width="300"] This map shows businesses in NEPA that accept Bitcoin, including Centerline Guitar Repair Shop in Hazleton.[/caption] If...

Because we care about our customers, we want you all to be on alert for a new strain of malware going around. It's called CryptoLocker, and it extorts money from victims by encrypting their files and holding them for ransom. [caption id="attachment_2006" align="alignright" width="300"] Image source: GrahamCluely.com[/caption] What is CryptoLocker? It's a nasty piece of malware (or ransomware) that encrypts the files...

Shop small and save big on repairs this Small Business Saturday As part of Small Business Saturday, NEPA Geeks are extending an offer to save 20% on all repair services. To redeem the offer, just bring your broken computer, phone or video game console into the shop on Saturday, November 30 to receive a 20% discount on the service charge to repair...