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Welcome to our new updated website. Come on in and nudge around. You will find the latest Apple products and services that TBI Computer has to offer.

TBI has been serving the Fairfield County area for 21 years, no kidding! We love to share our passion for Apple’s awesome products with you. We hope you will find our enthusiasm for all things Apple reflected in our website.

TBI is an Apple Authorized Service Provider. Our certified technicians will work diligently to diagnose and repair your Apple products.  We are also an Apple Authorized Reseller selling a wide variety of both Apple and other products.

We plan to keep you updated with the latest news regarding Apple, it’s products and our services. We hope you will find the information here helpful and informative. We welcome your suggestions.

TBI Computer Hours:
Monday-Friday 9AM – 6PM
Saturday 10AM – 4PM

 

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  • “Back to school” means back to TBI Computer.
    Posted on August 1, 2014

    Getting ready to go back to school used to mean a trip to buy notepads, binders, and pencils, and then a run to the clothing outlets in search of good deals on the latest fashions for the new fall season.  Now it means preparing for what new technology, software and other tools are needed to master the brave new world of web-enhanced teaching.

    TBI Computer is all too familiar with how much teaching techniques have changed because of rapid technological advancements and the web.  Homework assignments are now posted on the web and students have study groups online, and once you reach high school, it’s hard to survive without a laptop & Microsoft Office.

    The staff at TBI understand that, “almost every child from middle school and up is doing homework on some kind of computer or tablet.”  “They are often expected to use the latest software to design and layout their major projects and reports, and sometimes they are using tools their parents don’t know how to use.”

    Judy O’Meara and her team stand ready to assist both students and teachers get ready for another long school year, and offer a wide array of training sessions and classes to help in this process – go to www.tbicomputer.com for further information.

    TBI Computer is the region’s top Apple Authorized Service Provider and Reseller. They moved down the road in April after over 20 years in Westport. The new location is only two miles south of its old location. TBI offers a wide range of current Apple products for sale in addition to keeping your older computer in good shape and up to date. Judy and her team can be reached at (203) 222-1878.

     

    Article taken from The Hour online: http://www.thehour.com/online_features/back-to-school-means-more-than-shopping-for-school-supplies/article_2a83446e-ecb9-11e3-949d-0017a43b2370.html

  • Maintain your Mac
    Posted on June 27, 2014
    1. Update your software – From the Apple menu, choose Software Update (you must be connected to the Internet). Software Update will check for new versions of your software. If it finds any, the updates will appear in the Software Update window. Click the Install button to download and install the software. 

You can configure Software Update to automatically check for updates either daily, weekly, or monthly.
    2. Organize and name your files
 – Put your files where you can easily access them. This can help prevent accidental file deletion and help you find things much more efficiently. You can organize by creating new folders (in the Finder, press Shift-Command-N) and arranging them however you wish for your files at hand, or you can move your files into existing folders. If you lose track of a file or folder, you can use Spotlight to find it.
    • Tip: Go through generically-named files and folders and give them more descriptive names so you can find what you need fast.
    • Note 1: If you use iPhoto to manage your photos, don’t use the Finder to rename the photo files.
    • Note 2: Don’t change the names of applications. This will cause problems accessing them. You can drag an application to the Dock if you want a quick and easy way to open it from the Dock.
    1. Back up data regularly
 – In the event that you accidentally lose files, or need to restore your entire system from a backup, you should perform regular back ups of your computer. You can use Time Machine, which offers an easy way to back up and restore files to and from an external disk. You can also manually back up files to a CD, DVD, external hard drive, or other storage device.
    2. Clean your Mac
 – The materials used to make Apple products vary. Each product may have specific cleaning requirements, which may vary by the part you are cleaning. Here are some tips that apply to all products to get you started:
    • Use only a soft, lint-free cloth.
    • Disconnect your Apple product from the power source.
    • Disconnect external from the product.
    • Keep liquids away from the product.
    • Don’t get moisture into any openings.
    • Don’t use aerosol sprays, solvents, or abrasives.
    • Don’t spray cleaners directly onto your Apple product.

     

    • Note: If liquid does make its way inside your Apple product, seek assistance from an Apple Authorized Service Provider like TBI Computer soon as possible. Liquid damage is not covered under the Apple product warranty or AppleCare Protection Plans.

    This blog entry is based on this article by Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1147

  • July Class Schedule is Now Available!
    Posted on June 25, 2014

    Our new class schedule for July has been posted! Sign up now as space is limited and registration is required!

    Print the schedule here.

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials – This Saturday!
    Posted on April 17, 2014

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