The Absolute Computers Blog is the source to keep up to date with the current news, updates and happenings at our shop. It also contains:
– any alerts or product news that I come across in my 'Net travels
– upcoming class alerts
– previews of the latest unique builds that the Evil Genius Phil creates
– important things like “Today in Geek History” or our latest video arcade game adventure or build
Our customer service nightmare that has brought our shop to a stand-still.
Now you can access our Free Range Geeks Podcast in iTunes! A new episode is released every Friday.
We have two new builds in our online store. The Ryzen 1800X which is VR ready and equipped for streaming and gaming AND the Ryzen 1700X which is definitely no slouch. Check them both out! We will be adding a couple of the new Ryzen 5 series systems in the next 7 to 10 days.
This week's podcast explains why "authorized repair" doesn't mean better or safer...just more expensive.
In need of gaming console repair? We are serious about helping you repair the things you own.
AMD and Intel are making big splashes in media yet again but this time it seems like the shoe is on the other foot.
Do you play video games? Well then, what do you call yourself? What do you call others who don't play the same style games you play?
Why am I switching to Ting? I'm mad and I'm not going to take it anymore. I am tired of being bullied into a technology eco-sphere that I disagree with..
Why should you join our Renegade Repair Alliance? Do you want to own the devices you buy or just be granted a license to use it?
Our latest podcast points out an important argument in the ongoing Russian hacking debate.
Streaming and professional gaming can be a very lucrative business if it is done right.
You may notice that on our custom built systems, we are using Intel CPUs for the home and office systems and AMD for the PC gaming rigs. Here is the why:
If treated seriously, streaming as a professional gamer can be a very lucrative business.
Today's podcast explains how the Kobayashi Maru test can help you better understand computing in the 21st century.
Website building requests are a constant occurance at our shop. As someone who has built several, this is my advice...
Our latest video shares some of the questions and comments we've received over the past 9 years.
We've started a YouTube channel! We will be uploading videos regularly that supplement the great information you find here on our website. Our first video is covering why we don't like water cooled systems.
We recently found ourselves in need of a cell phone carrier for the shop. We chose Ting and this is why!
Have you thought about creating your own online business? When you become an online entrepreneur, the sky is the limit.
You see them everywhere, ads for custom PCs promising the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs or less. Do you want to be a number or a valued customer?
Are you in the market for a new laptop? Here are some pointers to use before your next purchase.
Jaime and Phil: I switched to Ubuntu (with a little help from Phil. Thanks) and I feel really enpowered. I am learning that my computer can do so much
There is a mountain of gaming motherboards you can choose from these days. How do you choose the best for your build?
When it comes to choosing a GPU (or multiples) for your gaming rig, don’t just follow the herd.
Purchasing a power supply for your gaming rig shouldn't be an afterthought. Most make this decision last and pick whatever will fit into their budget.