Scammers Have Added Dangerous Tactics

News 18.11.2015 No Comments
Scammers Have Added Dangerous Tactics

  I am honored that I have personally helped people from all around the globe. I get phone calls and emails all the time from people who have been scammed. If you have not read my previous article: ALERT! Computer Scammers By Phone? then read it before continuing. There are new ways they are doing things. They…

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Scammers Under Investigation!

News 5.10.2012 No Comments
Scammers Under Investigation!

Since we posted last, we have received numerous phone calls from all over the US!  Thank you for calling us and I’m glad we were able to help people become aware of this.  New news just came out: the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on them finally!! The story is here thanks to NPR:…

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How to Use Your ToolBox!

Tutorials 3.4.2012 1 Comment
How to Use Your ToolBox!

  We have had many calls and emails thanking us for the previous blog post “Why Everyone Needs  A ToolBox!”  So, the next question is always, “Now that I have a ToolBox!, how do I use it?”  Let’s dive in, shall we?  The ToolBox! is designed to be a one-stop-shopping experience for the DIY crowd…

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Google Is Not The Internet

Tutorials 26.11.2011 6 Comments
Google Is Not The Internet

  Google is not the internet…. neither is AOL, Bing, Yahoo, etc.  In all seriousness, this is meant to be a basic HOW-TO on using a browser.  Many people think that when they double click on the little blue “E” or the “Fox Fire” or the “Colored Ball thingy” and see Google or another web search…

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ALERT! Computer Scammers By Phone?

News 26.11.2011 41 Comments
ALERT! Computer Scammers By Phone?

  Personally I don’t get angry very often, but something that happened to one of our customters recently has just chapped me!  So, we’ll tell you a little story: You are sitting at home, hanging out at your favorite website (www.fastlanepc.com) reading some awesome articles when right in the middle of a great story, your phone rings. …

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Parallax…. What is it?

News 23.10.2011 No Comments
Parallax…. What is it?

Valve (Steam) has really pushed for great games.  One of the games that made a big splash for the last couple of years is an independent game called Portal.  The latest rendition, Portal 2, turns first person perspective games on their head.  No gory killing and mindless running around killing everything that moves, but the…

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What Is The Best Anti-Virus?

Tutorials 21.10.2011 1 Comment
What Is The Best Anti-Virus?

  We are often asked what is the best anti-virus.  We can do this two ways:  Long version and Short version. Long Version: According to Wikipedia: Antivirus or anti-virus software is used to prevent, detect, and remove malware, including but not limited to computer viruses, computer worm, trojan horses, spyware and adware. Simply put, it is a program this is designed to practically scan every file…

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Google to Offer Music Store

News 21.10.2011 No Comments
Google to Offer Music Store

  Google announced it will be offering a music service that seems to be getting some hype.  Some early reports say that the music store will allow music sharing.  They have released a video explaining what the service is going to look like: check it out here. You can request an invite to the music…

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Why Everyone Needs A Toolbox!

Tutorials 21.10.2011 1 Comment
Why Everyone Needs A Toolbox!

What’s in your toolbox?  Well it has been said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  Those are wise words from Benjamin Franklin.  Today we need to think about ‘what if’ and not ‘what do I do now?’  The easiest and simplest thing you can do is have some tools on your computer…

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