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New App: Take a Picture of a Car, App Finds it on eBay

By January 27th, 2012 in Tech Tips

Here’s another example of how technology is making things even easier for us.  Imagine walking down the street and spotting a fancy car.  So fancy you’re not even sure what it is.  Enter eBay Motor’s new app (for iPhone only).  Snap a picture of it and the app will parse the image, identify the car,

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Win 7 Antispyware 2012 & Vista Antivirus 2012 Explosion

By January 17th, 2012 in Tech Tips

We are currently being inundated with clients who have been infected with Win 7 Antispyware 2012 and Vista Antivirus 2012. This is the largest increase in infection rates we’ve seen in many months. This rogue spyware masquerades as an anti-spyware program, ostensibly alerting you to an infection on your machine. Their goal is to capture

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Google Maps Becomes Even More Useful

By August 18th, 2011 in Tech Tips, Videos

Google has announced that they’ve added weather to their Maps, allowing you to see at a glance the weather conditions in your area, or around the world. Clicking will bring up more detailed information, like humidity, wind conditions, and a 4-day forecast. Check out their video below for more info.

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Hit and Run Driver Crushes TechEase Cars

By June 1st, 2011 in News

Saturday May 28th at 3PM a Chevy Suburban lost control in the parking lot at 3433 State Street and careened into 2 parked cars, ramming one car several feet out of the spot into the car next to it.  Then the driver fled the scene. Witnesses called 911 and the vehicle was found later that

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What’s taking up so much space on your hard drive?

By May 25th, 2011 in Tech Tips

These days it’s easy to download and save lots of files until your hard drive is overflowing.  But it’s difficult to tell at a glance what files are taking up the most space without going through every single folder one at a time.  Enter SpaceSniffer, a free utility that graphically displays the largest files and

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Earth Day E-Waste Recycling at Sears in Santa Barbara

By April 22nd, 2011 in Tech Tips

To celebrate Earth Day, a free electronic waste collection event April 22nd and 23rd, at the Santa Barbara Sears parking lot, from 8:30-4:00 each day! Sponsored by the City, all businesses and residents are invited to bring any and all of their unwanted or unusable electronics to the drop off event! For more info call

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