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Welcome to the Pittsburgh Tech Guy!  Your local source for good, dependable technical support and information!  Keep up with the latest Tech news here!

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Tuesday
Mar152011

iPad a potential aide for Autistic children?

More and more stories are circulating on how the iPad is helping families with autistic children.  Due to the nature of the device, it is perfect for Autistic children, particularly those who tend to suffer violent outbursts.  As a parent of an autistic child, this is good news, albeit an expensive one.  Read the story here.  For those interested in how dire the problem can be, check out this story.

Tuesday
Mar152011

AT&T offering free calls and texts to Japan through the end of March

AT&T is offering customers free calls and texts to Japan through the end of the Month.  If you have any loved ones or friends suffering through the tragedy currently occurring, you can make contact with those friends and family for free until March 31, 2011.

Tuesday
Mar152011

The Zune is Dead!

Years ago, Microsoft released the Microsoft Zune which was suppose to go head to head with the iPod.  Well it didnt go so well.  Microsoft announced that they will not be making anymore models and are in fact shutting down production of the little known and owned MP3 player.  Last year, it did not even make the top 5 list for MP3 players in terms of sales.

Tuesday
Mar152011

Critical Flash Player bug will not be fixed until next week

Adobe announced a critical bug in Flash Player that leaves computers vulnerable.  However, they are not fxing it until next week.  Until then, continue to practice safe Internet practices and keep your malware software up to date.  Will post more once update is released.

Tuesday
Mar152011

Internet Explorer 9 to be released Monday

The latest browser from Microsoft will be released this coming Monday.  It is a worthwhile download.  It is an improvement over the previous versions of Internet Explorer.  You must be running Windows Vista or later to use it.  It should show up in Windows Update, if not, you can download it here.

Tuesday
Mar152011

JRuss the Comedian!

Support your local comedian!  JRuss is a funny up and coming comedian from Pittsburgh.  Check out his website for more information about his upcoming show!  Full disclosure, he is my cousin, so I have to send much love his way!  Check him out here!