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17 Mar: Helpful Hints for Spring Break Success

More than half of Americans say that relaxation is the main reason they’re taking a spring break trip this year.

You’ve prepped, packed your bags and are well on your way to having the best vacay ever. But to have an even more relaxing and stress-free time, take note of this advice for getting around, staying connected and capturing memories.

Stay connected with Wi-Fi

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Going abroad? If you don’t have an international phone plan, you can still stay connected. Turn off your cellular data and keep your phone in airplane mode.

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16 Mar: Shenanigans Sink Your Smartphone? Here Are Tips For Drying It Out

If you find your festive self in a bit of mischief this St. Patrick’s Day and your smartphone ends up in a pint (or pitcher) of beer, worry not.

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Agents have seen all types of tech shenanigans, and they have some handy tips for drying out your liquid-logged device. Consider the advice below so you can get back to enjoying your green beer, taking your orange-bearded selfies and dancing to your favorite Celtic tunes.

So if your gadget took a swim.

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07 Feb: Geek Squad Advice: 3 Ways to Guard Against Computer Scammers

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If you’ve been hearing rumblings about an “infected computer” scam going around, where “supposed experts” make a cold call to say they’ve detected an issue with your computer and are ready to assist remotely, you’re not alone.

It’s not only a dangerous scam when it comes to personal information, but it’s a costly one to fix. While Geek Squad Agents can remediate such issues, it’s also important to be proactive.

Expert Geek Squad Agents Derek M. and Ron G. have three quick reminders courtesy of the Geek Squad Intelligence Blog when it comes to protecting yourself from fraud artists.