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Supportech Closes Doors

Supportech of Champaign appears to have closed their doors.  Their location at 720 S. Neil is vacant and their phone number ( 217-352-7300 ) leads to nowhere.  It’s always tough to see another local computer place go away.  Supportech had been in business since 2008. If you are
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Windows 10. One Product Family. One Platform. One Store.

Microsoft has announced the latest version of Windows called Windows 10. Your eyes are not playing tricks on you, there was no Windows 9. What does Windows 10 mean to us? Microsoft has added many new features to Windows 10. Windows 10 will bring back the older style Start Menu in a ne
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So Long Windows 8. Hello FREE Windows 10?

According to the media, Windows 8 was horrible. Much like politics, certain media venues are pro or anti Microsoft/Apple/Google. One website will tell you they hate a product and another will tell you it is great. I’ve never seen this more so than with Windows 8. Apple and Googl
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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3. A Device That Does Almost Everything.

The Surface Pro 3 by Microsoft is quite possibly the most versatile device available right now. The 12″ Surface Pro 3 can be a desktop computer, laptop and a tablet. No device on the market does this as brilliant as the Surface Pro 3 does. About the only thing it won’t do
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Carbonite Backup and Tune-Up SALE

Invitation You are cordially invited to our Carbonite Backup and Tune-Up Sale. We are celebrating our 12th year in business and passing on some great savings to you. Who: All GEEKYGUYS clients are invited What: Carbonite Backup and Tune-Up Sale to celebrate our 12th year in business W
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Skype-Talk with Anyone, Anywhere

Most of us know Skype as the video chat program that will allow us to see who we are communicating with via our webcam and computer. Many of us use it to talk to our relatives or friends in far away states or countries. Microsoft is adding functionality to make it life changing. Sayin
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Faster Internet Coming to the Champaign-Urbana Area

If you are tired of the Comcast and AT&T offerings, there appears to be good news in the near future. The Family Video owned subsidiary iTV-3 will be taking over the previously grant funded UC2B fiber internet service in the Champaign-Urbana area. UC2B was a grant funded initiati
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GEEKYGUYS Welcomes Garrett Boothe

I am happy to announce that we’ve added Garrett Booth to the GEEKYGUYS family. Garrett comes to us via the Computer Deli here in Champaign where he has been a technician for the past years and a half. Garrett specializes in laptop and desktop repair and has many years experience
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GEEKYGUYS Celebrates 12 Years

It might sound like an April Fools Joke, but we are celebrating our 12th year in business on April 1st. We are very happy to have helped so many of you for the past 12 years and look forward to helping you in the future. As many of you know, I have been operating GEEKYGUYS by myself f
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Windows XP Taking Its Last Breaths

Windows XP’s final days are near. It won’t immediately go away, but using it on the internet should be avoided. April 8th is the official last day for Windows XP. After that date, it will no longer be supported by Microsoft. This means no more security patches, fixes or up
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