How (not) to manage social media, and other scary tales (Software Savvy – October Edition)

With Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, we now have more ways than ever to communicate. Social media has changed the way we relate to each other, and additionally, it’s changed the way that businesses communicate with their customers. With more ways to communicate, there are even more ways to mess it up, and destroy personal relationshis, […]

The Sensationalization of Science Sucks

This month, we’ve had some pretty exciting news in science, specifically in Astronomy and space science in general. The smoking-gun signs of liquid water were discovered on Mars, which is an unprecedented discovery that could very well lead to breakthrough research on Mars’s history and composition. The New Horizons probe continues to reveal insights into […]

One of the last true dreamers

Many people consider the time we live in today to be an exciting one. We’re constantly presented with seemingly new revolutions in technology – whether it’s the latest version of the iPhone, or a stunning new photo from the Hubble telescope, we truly have a sense of living in an age of wonder. However, there’s […]

Computer Guru’s New Location Grand Opening + Live Show

This Saturday (8/29/15), Computer Guru will be celebrating the grand opening of our new East Tucson location. We’ll also be hosting the Computer Guru Radio Show on-location, and everyone is invited to come down and hang out, as well as ask the Guru your questions live. The event will start at 10am and go until […]

You shouldn’t be surprised when a website gets hacked

In the midst of the latest huge hack and subsequent leak of private information, it’s hard not to wonder why people are still shocked when these stories break. The hard truth is that no website, server, or data center is 100% safe, and we can expect to see these types of incidents occur as long […]

4 Quick Fixes For Common Computer Issues

Here’s a not-so-fun fact of computer repair: calling tech support can cost around fifty dollars. Why not try your hand at few do-it-yourself techniques? These quick fixes to some common problems can help save you money, and spare your sanity.

The Age of Advertising

As technology and the internet in particular become more and more pervasive in our culture, advertising has been ramping up to meet it. It seems like every website, online video, or mobile app is chock full of ads nowadays. But do they actually work, and how invasive will they get before we’ve had enough? More […]

Gadget Watch: Rideable Tech

It’s the newest trend in tech right now: rideables. Back to the Future told us that 2015 would have hoverboards, and while we’ve been waiting, we’ve compiled a list of the hottest rideables and the closest we’ve come to a hoverborad so far. Check them out:

Reddit Has A New Rival: Meet Voat

In the last several months, Reddit users have watched a dramatic situation unfold in the administration of the site that has been called, “the front page of the internet.” Earlier this year, interim CEO Ellen Pao faced heavy criticism over her decision to ban five popular subreddits, including r/fatpeoplehate. The administration cited a new and […]

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