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Thumbtack

We have started to use Thumbtack as a new method to reach new customers.  We find that people really like the fact that we offer free diagnostics.  That way they know exactly what the repair  will cost before deciding if it will be done.   Here is

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How to save up to $100 / year

I read an interesting article (the link is at the bottom) that talks about how printers waste over 50% of their ink on not printing! Most inkjet printers go through a cleaning cycle every time they are powered on.  Some printers (especially HP & Lexmark) will literally

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We are Best of the Triangle 2013

According to Indy Week, Absolute Computers is Best of the Triangle for computer repair in 2013.

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Broken power jacks

We see many laptops where the power jack (the place where you plug in the AC adapter into the laptop) is broken.  Many times this happens when the laptop falls off a table and lands on the power jack pushing it into the machine.  If you take

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Lenovo IdeaPad – my opinion

I am often asked what I think of the Lenovo IdeaPad line of laptops.  I love the Lenovo Thinkpad line of business laptops.  They are rugged machines that are great for any businessperson and fantastic if they travel and are a little rough with their machine. Lenovo

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Lenovo Thinkpads break too

Thinkpads are very popular in the Triangle area.  But what if you Thinkpad L430, L530, T430 or T530 has a broken screen. It isn’t covered by any warranty. We do all kinds of Thinkpad repairs and especially do screen replacements.  So if you dropped your laptop and

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Tablets get broken

Well I just dropped by tablet and broke the screen.  I am lucky and know somewhere that repairs broken screens! http://absoluteraleigh.com/tablet_repair/ But the other interesting thing is that the cost of the components are coming down and we have been able to drop the pricing on the repair.

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Cary Parkway is OPEN!

Cary Parkway is no longer closed !     We  are happy the Cary Parkway is open and no longer impacting out Raleigh,  Apex, Cary, and RTP / Morrisville customers.

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Apple Mac broken glass

Apple MacBook Pro has a sheet of glass over the screen.  Sometimes when folks bring in their MacBook for us to replace the broken screen, they are pleasantly surprised to hear us say their lcd screen isn’t broken but it is this plexiglass protective cover sheet instead. Usually this

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How private is the data you store in the “Cloud”?

Some popular cloud storage providers actively sweep accounts looking for illegal data.  Initially the focus has been a search for child pornography, but their terms of service allow for other kinds of files to be considered non grata as well.  A man in Maryland was recently charged

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Keyboard damaged from a spill?

We have been seeing quite a few HP , Lenovo, Toshiba and Dell laptops that have been damaged with a liquid spill of some type.  We have seen milk, wine, water, coffee all spilled on keyboards.  After the spill, the laptop starts to have problems from as

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Windows 7 vs Windows 8

Most of the new machines we are selling have Windows 8, we still have some new machines with Windows 7.  We are also offering Windows 7 on most of our refurbished machines.  All of our refurbished machines can be upgraded to Windows 8 if you would like.

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Dell products that we have worked on

I was recently asked what Dell products we have worked on. Here is a partial list of Dell machines that we have worked on in our shop.  If you have a problem with one of these models – we can help you – if it is a

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Mac pushed in power jack

Recently we have had several Macbook Pro laptops with damaged power jacks.  The MagSafe AC adapter is great for pulling away when you trip over the AC adapter cord. However if you drop your Mac and it lands on the power jack pushing the connector into the

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Windows 7 vs Windows 8

Feel free to stop by, give us a call or drop an email if you have questions regarding Windows 7 vs Windows 8.  We are selling new computers with both operating systems. We can upgrade your older computer or one of our “New to you” refurbished machines

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