One of the things that angers me is how we as a society seem to be unsure of our national history. We also tend to forget it. Watch the Videos Below:
What We Have Forgotten
This Monday is Memorial Day and a lot of Americans have forgotten why we celebrate this day. Many Americans basically observe the day by having a BBQ, which of course includes food, alcohol and relaxing with your family. Which is perfectly fine. But, when you ask Americans the question, “Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?” Many of us either don’t know what to say or we answer, “To honor those who serve to protect our freedom.” That is completely WRONG.
There was a time when a computer could only fit in a building the size of a medium house (1800 ft2). Then later it would fit into a room. Then eventually a desktop, laptop and what we find today is portable computers via tablets & cell phones. Now, we have one that fits into a pocket comfortably, although it’s in Alpha testing right now.
Norm Morin, founder of NKC Systems computer repair and consulting, has some interesting opinions when it comes to pop-up scams. First off, these are not called pop-up scams, they are known as “Call for Support” scams. Secondly he suggests 2 ways to handle this type of pop-up. I agree with the first one, which is to use Task Manger by pressing “ctrl, alt, delete.” However, he recommends a brute-force option that I completely disagree with and in my opinion is more harmful to your computer than the actual scam. Read what he says below:
A new virus is threatening Android users. This virus ridden app pretends to be an Amazon Rewards app and has been dubbed Gazon.
Gazon’s primary goal seems to be to make money by taking you to online ads for things like reward cards, movie vouchers, free games, and so on.
In March, NASA said the concept of “warp drive” was “impossible,” but news is churning that it hasn’t stopped engineers from conducting tests that could someday allow for faster-than-the-speed-of-light travel.
CRK Round Table Newsletter
You may have noticed that The Computer Repair King is slowly transitioning to a more entertaining and educational newsletter. Here are some things that we are offering for the month of May.
It’s a terrifying moment. You log onto your computer to find a sinister message from the Homeland Security, local police, or other official authority stating that your files have been encrypted and/or your computer has been locked and now the clock is ticking. Either pay for computer to be unlocked or else say goodbye to your files.