On 15 December 2009, a photograph was taken of Janis Sharp, the mother of Gary McKinnon, and the Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, outside the Home Office in Westminster. They were there to protest against the extradition of McKinnon, aged 44, to the US on charges of computer fraud. Eight years earlier McKinnon, an Asperger's syndrome sufferer, had hacked repeatedly into Pentagon and NASA networks. [caption id="attachment_2150" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Gary McKinnon, photo from www.theguardian.com[/caption] Opposition made adopting principled positions simpler. Clegg also stated that his personal view on the case remained unchanged - McKinnon should ideally be tried in a British court. In 2001, McKinnon was living with his girlfriend, Tamsin, in a flat in north London. He was, says... --..
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Computers and Electronics Repairs
Computers and electronics repairs in general account for an incredibly wide range of businesses, production and day to day operations expenditures...
Planned ObsolescenceOne of the main concerns and issues with today’s computer market in general is the term “planned obsolescence”. One would hope that the products they are purchasing are guaranteed to be of highest quality and performance possible, especially when said product is a multi-hundred dollar computer system that is often the fulcrum for personal life and business these days (as well as the smartphone). This is not the case, however, because an industry reliant on the purchase of new products does not benefit when everyone’s stuff works indefinitely or without... --
The Drop Off Computer Repair Hustle
After a certain amount of years repairing in a drop off computer repair environment, around ten in my case, one can expect to see all different types of issues and almost every model of consumer computer. Certain repairs will come in where research will be required to troubleshoot the computer problems the issues at hand, in addition to innumerable other damaged systems encompassing a wide range of variables...
The Water Damage Repair ChallengePersonally, I love unique and challenging hardware repairs. One in particular stood out: a MacBook Air LCD repair after water damage on the system. Simple enough as a cookie cutter repair, although quite... --
Computers and computer services
Since their initial concept, development, and implementation, computers and computer services have come a long way in only 70 years. Aside from the technology advancing in simply its own accord, these developments have shaped the world into what it is today and has ushered in the "Information Age." [caption id="attachment_1857" align="alignnone" width="640"] Early computers took up a lot of space[/caption] The computer went from research equipment in a massive warehouse to a device that can be held in one hand. Communications and infrastructure improved along with the hardware, putting the world in the position it is in today: one of instant data access, greater education, an endlessly developing encyclopedia on the internet, and... --..
Infrastructure of a Computer Network
In a basic office environment, there are a few constants in regards to infrastructure and how a computer network may be set up. Initially, an office may have a computer for each employee, or simply one computer depending on the type of business. This can be expanded to all sorts of implementations, including different server systems and remote access, node type setups and completely centralized data access and email solutions...
Network InfrastructureDepending on the needs of the business, the best ways to expand or link up separate workstations differ. An office may need Ethernet cables ran through... --
Where is Technology Going?
Where is technology going? It’s as if new innovations are always bragging about getting smaller, faster, and smarter. Is that a good thing? Not necessarily, but we all do seem to be buying into it. Not that we’re really in control either, however. I suppose we are in charge in terms of the power of the purse. We can simply opt not to purchase the latest smart-watch gadget or newest iPhone 5 ½ . Something about that doesn't feel right however. It’s too easy to fall behind nowadays. That is... --..
Data Recovery in Los Angeles
Data recovery is a burgeoning industry, one that is of ever increasing value and importance in Los Angeles and beyond. As more and more industries are relying on computers, and therefore hard drives, to store their data, these systems need to be tended to and verified as healthy...
Backup SolutionsData backup solutions are of utmost importance, whether it be on site backup hard drives or a cloud storage based storage option. However, all computer systems will at some point face a problem or type of failure.
Data RecoveryWhen a hard drive fails, and no backup is available, all the data from a computer system may be lost. A data recovery... --
Favorite new App – IFTTT – If This Then That
My favorite new app these days is called IFTTT, and one of the best things about it is… it’s free. The acronym title stands for ‘If This, Then That’ and it’s virtually a customizable commands program. The company currently has a network of 72 channels - programs, apps, websites and more - to choose from in creating a ‘recipe.’ Each recipe consists of the following ingredients: the trigger (if this) and the corresponding action (then that). Throughout Los Angeles computer repair experts can help you select what works best for you...
Popular ChannelsAmong the more popular of channels are Instagram, Evernote,... --
USB Port repair
USB Port repair can be a troublesome issue. Lets see, what happens? You accidentally rip your cable out and it breaks the internal connector? No problem, tech experts can fix it for $119 flat at PC Fixer Mac and PC Repair in Culver City. When we fix this particular issue, we solder in a new connector or connector board. We dont waste time trying to fix your old connector as some computer repair companies do. In fact, we fix it and we fix it right the first time. We are one of the only repair services in Los Angeles that solders repairs to component level in-house. We take pride in our repairs and we have being doing them for 12 years. Call our experts any time for free advice. Read more
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