Screen time limits and responsible online behavior are top priorities for most parents managing distance learning today. The Internet is filled with a lot of dark and murky corners, and with kids having more access to the internet, parental controls are more important than ever.
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It’s not the lack of desk space parents are worried about with distance learning. Internet safety and child identity theft has us really concerned. If one million children fell victim to identity theft in 2017, think what that number is today? Everyone’s online, including the bad guys. So, let’s take some time to help your Read More »
We can’t stop laughing at all the funny things people say and do on Zoom and Google Duo meetings. At first, we thought this would pass but with distance learning starting up again, funny keeps happening. And we need a little funny these days. At ClickAway we continue to fix your home internet, computers and Read More »
In this new work-from-home and remote-learning era, nothing can be more frustrating than your internet connection dropping during an important online meeting. A painfully slow internet is equally frustrating. Most of us connect to the Internet through our home router, work network router or through a free wireless service at/near a coffee shop, library or Read More »
While remote support services for computer repair have come a long way, it can’t fix everything. Consequently, there are some problems such as networks, printer issues or computer upgrades, that must be fixed in person. However, here are the top computer problems remote support can solve. To be able to give ClickAway remote access for Read More »
Tech support scams stole $7.7 million in the first four months of 2020, up 45 times from a year ago. What will happen in 2021? The scammers use scare tactics to make you think you have a problem with your computer, software or internet. Then, they trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support that Read More »
Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries have transformed portable electronics. They are widely used for a variety of products including smartphones, tablets, small cameras, laptops, e-cigarettes and vapes and electric vehicles. When these batteries malfunction, we are at risk for burns and serious injuries. This week, The National Transportation Safety Board recommended stronger rules to stop some lithium-ion batteries from being taken on international flights.
Let’s talk about computer repair for remote workers. Now that Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Shopify and Twitter announced they will allow remote working through 2020 or longer, it opens up the question about virtual and physical computer repair. It’s clear the new normal for tech support is far from ordinary, unless that office IT guy is Read More »