Archive for April, 2010

“Get out and play!” – Mom’s Warm Weather Advice Has Never Been More Timely.

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

PB060005When I was a kid (during the last century), the sun would shine and my Mom would admonish all seven of us kids to “get out while the sun is shining,”  and she wouldn’t tolerate “no” for an answer.  She knew that climbing trees and playing baseball and even wading through the muddy shallows of the Ash Street Pond was better for us than sitting in front of the TV.  And she was right.  There wasn’t a one of us that ever had more than an ounce of unburned fat when we fell into bed at the end of the day. (more…)

“Warning! Your Computer May Be Infected!” Spyware? Malware? This can’t be good…

Monday, April 12th, 2010

geekablog-logoMalicious software (Malware) is the #1 cause of computer trouble for home PC users. Here’s a brief tutorial on the subject… (more…)

Geek Computer Service Center Extends 50% Off Recycling Offer Through Earth Day 2010

Monday, April 5th, 2010

ghctreeAfter the success of our February recycling program discounts, we are extending the 50% savings offer through Earth Day, April 22nd.  During February, the Geek Housecalls local computer service center in Burlington Massachusetts ( announced a special offer that ran through Saint Patrick’s Day where computer equipment brought to the service center for recycling was discounted to 50% off of our regular recycling rates. (more…)