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Speed and Data of the Network Generations
Friday, May 31, 2019

Physical innovations on devices are easy to see and understand. It’s relatively simple to note the tangible differences from a dial phone to a flip phone to a smartphone. However, often the most significant developments with our devices ...

Cell Phone Technology Timeline
Friday, May 31, 2019

The concept of cellular phones has been around since the late 1940s. Yet, it wasn’t until the mid-1950s that technology was able to allow the idea to become a reality. It took a few decades to figure out how to make the technology work f...

In More Familiar Times: Do you Remember When?
Friday, May 31, 2019

Remember the days when a phone was actually a phone with a cord, and your radio had a dial and a speaker attached? Remember the days when your phone wasn’t on talking terms with your 35mm camera or your record collection? Remember when y...

Technology Travel Tips: How to Keep You Safe
Friday, May 31, 2019

We recently took a look at just how much technology has influenced the way we travel, from planning to booking, to flying and how we operate on the ground when we visit a new destination.

The Big Four: Who Are The Players?
Friday, May 31, 2019

To gain a clear view of the overall personal technology landscape, it’s helpful to have an understanding of who the main players are today. While there are certainly other companies involved in the business of personal technology, there ...

E-Shopping: Delivery Methods
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The major delivery methods for online store fronts.

What is Spoofing? Protect Your Privacy
Friday, May 31, 2019

Can you think of any parodies, or “spoofs,” of a movie or song? Weird Al Yankovic is an example of a musician who made a living singing spoofs of real songs. In the online world, spoofs are similar. Spoofing is a type of hack where an em...

Airbnb What is it? Rethink the Traditional Hotel
Friday, May 31, 2019

There are a handful of companies out there now that are disrupting traditional business models by using their own unique technologies. Airbnb is certainly one of these companies as they are currently changing the way folks look at their ...

Health In Technology: Tech Devices To Facilitate Health N...
Thursday, June 13, 2019

There’s no question about it -- technology affects almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Modern technology has changed the way we work, shop, communicate with one another, get a ride, pay our bills, order food, track our exercise ...

Fitness and Wellness Apps: apps for smart devices that fa...
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Staying healthy and being mindful of your personal wellness can be difficult when juggling life’s twists and turns. Luckily, we have access at our (quite literally) fingertips to fitness and wellness apps ready to come to our aid in deal...

Tidy Up Your Tech: How to Organize Files on Your Computer
Thursday, June 13, 2019

A general overview of files and folders and how to keep your computer "clean" and tidy.

Top Three Technology Disruptors You Need To Know About
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Here is a quick snapshot of three technology companies disrupting traditional business by using their unique innovations. These companies are covered everyday in the media, and they are changing the way business is conducted in their res...

Latest Apple News
Thursday, June 13, 2019

In June 2019, at Apple’s annual Worldwide Conference for Developers, Senior Vice President Craig Federighi unveiled the company’s big plans for the rest of the year. As usual, the announcements confirmed some rumors and gave a preview of...

Computer Keyboard Shortcuts
Thursday, June 13, 2019

By pressing certain key combinations, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device.

Getting Social
Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Do's, Dont's, and basic of the three major social media sites, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Good To Know: Location Tracking
Monday, June 17, 2019

Our phones are definitely too smart for our own good. Both the iPhone and Google have location tracking that feels like a violation of our privacy. Here are instructions to help you change those settings on both the iPhone and Google-c...

Trends in Home Security
Monday, June 17, 2019

Home sweet home. For many of us, our homes are our sanctuary in today’s hectic world. We raise our children in our homes. We gather in our homes with our families after a busy day at work. We relax in our homes on the weekends. When w...

A Look At Social Isolationism From A Technology Empowerme...
Monday, June 17, 2019

Believe me, I am well aware of the frustrations related to the usage of personal technology as we have launched and developed GroovyTek. For nearly four years I have been able to witness first hand the range of frustrations folks are exp...

Computer First Aid Kit
Monday, June 17, 2019

You're having trouble with your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Perhaps your gadget is frozen. Before you call us, what can we do to stop the hemorrhaging before we get there?

Technology Trends For 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019

When it comes to rising tech trends, we're seeing a big focus on products that will make your life easier.

Cutting the Cable Cord: The Evolution of Streaming
Monday, June 17, 2019

A detailed overview of streaming, its gadgets and everything in between.

Artificial Intelligence Assistants
Monday, June 17, 2019

Have you heard the nightmare stories about the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Assistants? The one where the little girl uses Alexa to order boxes and boxes of Barbies? Luckily, AI Assistants are getting smarter, and parents can adjust pa...

E-Shopping: Category Specialists
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Online shopping specialists

Amazon: In Depth
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The growth and ambition of Amazon are legendary. The company started off in 1994 as an online book store which held its early meetings in a Barnes and Noble, then turned into the largest global retailer and the second most valuable compa...

Good To Know: Your Screens May Be Keeping Your Awake
Monday, June 17, 2019

Recent studies show that the screens of our computers, tablets, and smartphones affect our ability to sleep well at night.

Saving Photo's: What's Up With The Cloud!?
Monday, June 24, 2019

The deep dive into saving your photo's and the mediums available to do so.

How Retailers Get You to Shop More
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The inside secrets of how retailers get you to shop more.

Photography Timeline
Monday, June 24, 2019

A detailed timeline of the evolution of photography.

Sharing: Photos and Videos
Monday, June 24, 2019

The top ways to share your photos and videos with others and on the web.

Paying Online
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

You’ve found the perfect item and now it’s time to pay for it. So how do you make sure your information is secure? Fortunately, there are now multiple options available to safely conduct purchases online.

Advanced Camera Features
Monday, June 24, 2019

A deeper dive into camera features, lingo, and how to use them properly.

Photo Taking Basics
Monday, June 24, 2019

The basics and lingo of the photo taking culture.

Technology Travel Tips: Digital Packing List
Monday, June 24, 2019

The in's and out's of what apps and devices will help you on your trip.

Tips & Tricks: Photo Editing
Monday, June 24, 2019

The in's and out's of Photo editing and a look into some of the programs available to help with that.

Technology Travel Tips: Where To?
Monday, June 24, 2019

A guide to traveling and the apps and companies used to get the best deal to get there.

Over The Phone Training and Support
Friday, May 31, 2019

Speaking of experience, we at GroovyTek recently surpassed a significant bench mark in terms of our training experience by providing over 10,000 hours of In-Home personal technology training sessions!

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