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Ask the Geek: Phone warranties

Dear Geek,Last year I purchased a used cell phone from eBay. It was in great shape, and I loved using it. That is, until...

Ask the Geek: Tech etiquette

This week’s article is slightly different from my others. Instead of responding to a question from a reader, I wanted to take a minute...

Ask the Geek: Scammers

Dear Geek,I seem to be getting even more scam phone calls and email lately. I know you’ve written about this subject before, but I...

Ask the Geek: Podcasts

Dear Geek,School vacation week is coming up and though the prospect of allowing screens in the car to keep my children quiet during a...

Ask the Geek: Wireless gateways

Dear Geek,I received a "wireless gateway" from Comcast recently, but my current router and modem work just fine ... I thought I owned them,...

Ask the Geek: Coolest tech gadgets you gave?

Dear Geek,Hope you had a nice holiday season, and thanks for your tech rendition of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Aside from the devices...

Ask the Geek: ’Twas a night with Alexa

Dear Geek,I am intrigued by voice-activated devices — iPhones with Siri, Google home products, and the Amazon “Alexa” stuff. It seems like these devices...

Ask the Geek: ’Tis the season

Dear Geek,I’ve been getting overloaded this holiday season with odd emails that I’m paranoid about opening. Can I really get a laptop for $20,...

Ask the Geek: Steadymouse

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He writes regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners. Got a...

Ask the Geek: Backing up

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He will be writing regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners....

Capturing a Derby day to remember

Editor’s note: While Barry Stringfellow has “gone fishing,” we bring you the guest commentary of Adam Darack. Derby time: It’s my favorite time of year....

Ask the Geek: Speaking too soon

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He will be writing regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners....

Ask a Geek: Finding the right headphones

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He writes regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners. Got a...

Dear Geek: Frustrated Listener

I was recently on a transatlantic flight, listening to my favorite tunes on my iPhone 7 on takeoff, and I was looking forward to...

Ask a Geek: Stocking up

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He writes regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners. Got a...

Ask a Geek: Stocking up

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He writes regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners. Got a...

Tech gift for Mom

Dear Geek,With Mother’s Day coming up, what would you recommend for tech-related Mother’s Day gifts for my minimally tech-savvy mother?Thanks,SonnyDear Sonny,Timely question. I was...

Dear Geek: What’s with all the bytes?

I hear people talk about technology mentioning kilobytes, megabytes, and terabytes, and recently I’m seeing people mentioning an SSD. Sounds like they are mispronouncing...

Ask the Geek: Changing a Wi-Fi password

Dear Geek,I have Comcast for Internet service at my house, but would like to change the wireless network password. It’s so long and hard...

Typo help

Dear Geek,I hate typing on my Android phone, but with the amount of texting I do, I quite often have to. No matter what,...