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Computers & Entertainment Since 1999

Make My Computer Faster

Posted on October 24, 2012 - Filed Under Business, computer repair, computers, Electronics, gadgets, gaming, shopping, Technology | Leave a Comment

Make my computer faster !  or my computer is so slow !  do something to make  it run faster or it’s full of viruses – these are the common complains we get from our customers when they bring their computers or laptops in to us.  And even with the smartest techie guy, they sometimes need […]

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Enticing Investors To Town

Posted on June 1, 2012 - Filed Under Business, Electronics, gadgets, Life, Technology, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

This town was once a very vibrant town and to own a store in downtown Yarmouth used to be a very proud thing for anyone to do but as you can see – there are a lot of empty store front in downtown right now.  The town councilors had suggested during a meeting to dress […]

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83 Years Old Grandmother Sues Apple Long Island

Posted on March 26, 2012 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Insurance, Spam/Scam, Technology | Leave a Comment

Yes, you heard right! and 83 yrs old grandmother is suing Apple for negligent to old people’s safety.   Apparently, this 83 yrs old grandmother walked straight into the glass door and smashed her face and broke her nose because of it.  Now I wonder what the 83 yrs old grandmother would want in the Apple […]

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More Storage For Behind The Store

Posted on February 11, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Technology | Leave a Comment

We found some cabinet hardware from a long time ago – when we first opened our store and is currently in the missed of building more storage cabinets for storing stuff behind the counter to make things a little neater for me.   It had been a pretty steady month of people selling stuff at the […]

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New Chipped Debit Machine

Posted on January 13, 2011 - Filed Under Business, management, Marketing, Software, Technology | Leave a Comment

While we may not need performance management software at the moment – we definitely need a new chipped debit machine – in compliance with the bank.   For those who haven’t had it done – no worries because even our debit machine company – is doing it for us for free.  You see unlike other stores […]

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Bringing Our Business Up A Notch

Posted on January 7, 2011 - Filed Under Business, computers, Internet, sale, Technology | Leave a Comment

In the recent years – we’ve been asked many a times if customers can order stuff from our store online – but ours is a very small family business and yes we’ve thought about bringing the business up another notch – in the near future,  so we  need to look at ecommerce web hosting .  […]

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Online Education

Posted on November 30, 2009 - Filed Under Life, school, Technology | 1 Comment

I’ve thought lately about going back to school, an electronics repair course would be right up my alley and would help out a lot. There’s only one place left in town that does repairs and they’re only doing TVs now from what I hear, so I’m sure there’d be a bit of business to tap […]

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Debit Machine

Posted on November 26, 2009 - Filed Under Business, Electronics, gadgets, Ranting, Software, Technology | Leave a Comment

We own our debit machine while most stores and businesses rents theirs. The debit machines are different from the POS systems that one uses to record your sales but it is a must to have in any businesses. Some 5 yrs ago, we were approached by a company that sells debit machine that if we […]

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Remembrance Day

Posted on November 10, 2009 - Filed Under Business, Electronics, gadgets, Technology, thieves | Leave a Comment

So it’s Remembrance Day tomorrow.. and the music week came and gone. Did you attend any of the shows? We didn’t coz’ we had to be open for business.. and it had been a busy week for us.. not from the Music Fest .. but regular customers.. with lots of computer work to be done. […]

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Wireless Security Cameras

Posted on September 23, 2009 - Filed Under Business, Technology | 1 Comment

I’m paranoid .. but the boss isn’t .. so when i saw our customer getting these wireless security cameras for his office and warehouse, i just had to get some, not cheap like my diet supplements & medication – but i think it’s worth every penny. Why..?? because i can access and see my store […]

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Instant Hot Water from the Tap

Posted on December 12, 2008 - Filed Under gadgets, Technology | Leave a Comment

Well damn these tankless water heaters are pretty cool. No more need to have a big, electricity sucking water heater in the basement with these things around. Powered by either propane or natural gas they can heat your tap water instantly, and keep it hot for as long as you need it. No need to […]

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Wireless Landlords

Posted on December 8, 2007 - Filed Under Electronics, gadgets, Technology | Leave a Comment

Last week a customer/friend was in the store to say he had just bought a house quite a ways out of town, where only dialup is available. As it turns out however, there’s a privately owned tower out there that’s pumping out a wireless internet signal to the surrounding area. All he needs to do […]

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