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Dear Geek: Flash drive Chrome

Dear Geek, My son has been asking me for a Chromebook for school, as apparently they run a lot of Google-related products in the classroom....

Ask the Geek: Should I go GoPro?

Dear Geek, With summer here, I want to take video of some fun stuff I like to do. Do you use an action camera to...

Ask the Geek: Summer checklist

Dear Geek, I have two questions for you. I have renters coming in to my house each week throughout the summer. Tech-wise, what should I...

Ask the Geek: SSA communication

Dear Geek, I, like many others, have been quite frustrated with the Steamship Authority over the past few months. I know most of the actual...

Ask the Geek: Switch it up

Hi Geek, My kids have been bugging me about buying a gaming console. I don’t know which one to get, and know there are a...

Ask the Geek: Streaming workouts

Hi, Geek, I’ve seen ads for streaming exercise programs and mentioned them in passing to you when we bumped into each other the other day....

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...