20 Nov 2013

WARNING: Identity Theft Alert

By: Patrick Carroll, Owner Pat’s Computer Rescue Pat’s Computer Rescue has seen an increase in calls from customers who understandably fell prey to  to a recent phone scam.   Legitimate sounding callers indicating that their Microsoft computer was facing a security breech, or their software needed to be updated to prevent a breech. The scammers often ask for …

23 Oct 2013

PCR “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Fundraising Walk a Huge Success!

The PCR Team went PINK and participated in our first fundraising walk on Sunday, October 20 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk that took place in downtown Akron.  We were also very excited to have some folks from Gavin Scott Salon and Spa join our team! The Team is thrilled with our results.  Pat’s Computer Rescue …

PCR “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Fundraising Walk a Huge Success!
02 Oct 2013

PCR Participating in Making Strides for Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the PCR Team will be participating in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Akron on October 20. According to the Making Strides website, Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer, and it is the second leading …

23 Sep 2013

Meet the Team: Phillip Hatfield, In-Home Technology Specialist

Phillip Hatfield joined the PCR Team in July, 2013 as our dedicated On-site Specialist. Phillip is dedicated to you with all of your in–home technology needs.  Have a problem, Phillip has the answer!  Phillip has vast computer and customer service experience. He specializes in hardware repair and computer networking. Phillip currently attends the University of Akron for a …

Meet the Team: Phillip Hatfield, In-Home Technology Specialist
24 Jul 2012

Coming Soon…WINDOWS 8!

Technology may just be the only thing that changes faster than a Cleveland Browns starting quarterback. The difference, at least when it comes to Microsoft, is that their new product lines are often improvements over previous editions. Unlike with the Browns, who in comparison have an offense that still uses “dial-up,” while the rest of …

Coming Soon…WINDOWS 8!
01 Jun 2012

So Many Passwords, So Hard to Keep Track!

By: Patrick Carroll, Owner Pat’s Computer Rescue Take a second and think about all the passwords you use. Work email, personal email, credit cards, cell phone bill payment, business administrator login, backdoor website login, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, personal banking, business banking…the list goes on and on. Passwords safeguard our most important information. They unlock personal …

06 May 2012

Are your Memories Safe?

By: Patrick Carroll, Owner Pat’s Computer Rescue I just had to share this photo with you.  My daughter can make this face on demand.  My wife and I call it “The Business.”  This photo—and thousands of memories just as precious to us—fill our photo library, documenting every joy, every milestone, and every silly face of …

Are your Memories Safe?
14 Apr 2012

Choosing the Best Smartphone

By: Patrick Carroll, Owner Pat’s Computer Rescue Confused by all of the smartphone options? The following tips will help you select the right smartphone for you. 1.   What do you want your smartphone to do? Shortlist the smartphone uses that are important to you. How do you plan to use your smartphone? Apart from making calls, what else …

23 Jan 2012

9 Gadgets to Make Business Travel More Efficient

By: Patrick Carroll, Owner Pat’s Computer Rescue Love it or hate it, business travel plays a significant role in many of our professional lives.  We spend countless hours each year on the road or in the air, shuffling from one presentation or trade show to the next. We write business presentations at 30,000 feet; send …

9 Gadgets to Make Business Travel More Efficient