Happy Thanksgiving to each of you,
from the staff of Computer Troubleshooters!
Please note that our office will be closed from Thursday, November 23rd through Sunday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be back in the office on Monday, November 27th. If you should have an emergency during that time, please call us at 203.702.2103 and we will do our best to respond to you as soon as possible. For our managed services clients, we will make ourselves available as always.
IN this week’s Tech Talk we help you find ways to stop those annoying robocalls, introduce you to a new development in Facebook Messenger that may be of interest to business owners and customers alike, and lastly, a new look at an old phone form: the flip phone! This is a phone with a difference, though, so please read on for the details.
Frustrated with repeated Robocalls? Learn about the methods caller use to get you to pick up that phone, and some technologies you can employ to block the calls from getting to you at all. Source: Anthony Giorgianni, Consumer Reports, November, 2017
Facebook is working hard to facilitate connections between businesses and customers through Facebook Messenger. The service is in closed Beta at the moment, but soon enough you’ll be able to chat with your favorite business (or put another way, business owners, you’ll be able to chat with your favorite customers) using Facebook Messenger. Source: Angela Moscaritolo, PC Magazine, November 7, 2017
Are you bored with your cell phone? Did you think “flip phones” were gone for good? ZTE, a Chinese manufacturer of low-end cell phones, is leading the innovative charge into a flip phone with dual screens. Read about the prior flip flops and why the ZTE phones just may take off and change cell phone history. Source: Roger Cheng, cnet.com, October, 2017