Can a power surge damage a computer?

Since my daily activity of choice is to help folks locally with their computer gremlins I get to see and hear about plenty of unfortunate computers that have met their end as a result of surges. You see, in my neck of the woods we battle power surges frequently. All devices, computers being no exception,…

Does System Mechanic Really Work?

What’s up folks! Coming up below, I share my geek experience with System Mechanic and I tell you all about how to keep your PC running smoothly, keep reading – helpful info up ahead! I’m guessing you’ve been searching the web for an easy fix for your slow computer.Are you trying to fix annoying errors…

Updating Windows – Is It A Must?

I never held much regard for Windows updates until Windows 10 entered the scene – you know….that insistent persistence it shows for keeping your machine up to date. But is it really so important and are Windows updates necessary? I avoided updates for years with previous versions of Windows, mostly because of the inconvenience of…

Why Do Websites Ask For Your Location?

Hey there Noob Alliance! Picture this: You’re innocently minding your own business while surfing the interwebs and a notification pops up in the corner of the window asking that you share your location info? And then you notice it happens on almost every single website you visit…Does this sound familiar? The first time this happened…

The Art Of How To Turn Off A Laptop

Hey there my Noob Alliance! Over the weekend I had some fun helping out friends of mine with their laptop and solving its power button mysteries. I figured you might find this short post especially helpful if you also suspect that either your laptop is high as a kite or that you’ve lost your mind…

iolo System Mechanic Review – A Noob’s Best Friend

Hey Noob Alliance! So because it is my life’s purpose to make every computer and tech noob’s coexistence with digital phenomena uncomplicated, easy and frustrationless I have decided to create a review section where I relentlessly dig and retrieve software, online services and other techie things that I think will make your relationship with technology…