Archive for the Computers Category
Posted by Allison L. on July 19, 2010 at 03:54 am
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While choosing the pattern on your dorm’s bedspread or the posters on your wall may be an important task when packing up for school, remember that it’s your computer that will help you get the grades you’re striving for. Your machine will be up late with you, helping you power through your latest research paper or programming project until the wee hours of the morning.
But, that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your computer, either! That’s why we’ve teamed up with HP to give away an HP Pavilion AMD Turion II 17.3″ entertainment notebook computer with Beats Audio and Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. It’s a perfect balance of work and play for school!
What We’re Giving Away
One back to school bundle, consisting of:
Posted by Allison L. on April 22, 2010 at 11:30 am
Have you seen Toni On! New York on WPIX yet? If not, you should check it out. Hosted by Toni Senecal, this show takes you all over New York and dishes on the city’s best-kept secrets, tips, and places to go.
Earlier this month, she and her team covered summer gadgets at our store on 23rd Street. Brett Larson covered some great portable products we have available both in-store and at pcrichard.com, including:
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Tags: Acer, Bose, Dr. Dre, FLO TV, Headphones, Lady Gaga, Monster, Music, Netbook Computers, PSP Go, Toni On! New York, Video
Filed Under: Camcorders, Computers, Media Players, Portable Media, Uncategorized, Unique Products, Video Games
Posted by Allison L. on April 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm
It happens to the best of us: you stumble across a website or open an e-mail that suddenly unleashes havoc on your computer. Pop-up windows start flying everywhere, you can’t launch a single program, and your machine is rendered useless. You can prevent this from happening or try to fix your problems with the free programs below:
Spybot: Search and Destroy
Spybot is a great free program that detects and removes adware and spyware, which is software that obtains information from a your computer without your consent . Even if you do not see anything wrong with your computer, you should update and run this software weekly to clean out any spyware that’s tracking your surfing behavior or has installed malicious adware. For more information on how to install, scan and clean your computer, head on over to Spybot’s tutorial page.
Posted by Allison L. on April 2, 2010 at 14:08 pm
We’re continuing our celebration of 100 years of P.C. Richard & Son by offering a sweepstakes every month this year. This month, enter to win over $10,000 in Sony electronics for your home, including a slew of TVs, Blu-Ray and DVD players, cameras and camcorders, and more. You could probably open up your own P.C. Richard & Son with all of the stuff you’ll receive!
This contest is open to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania residents over the age of 18 and the winner will be randomly selected from the entry pool. The lucky winner will receive 12 Sony electronics, amounting to a $10,120.00 value. These electronics include:
Posted by Allison L. on March 29, 2010 at 17:31 pm
With the spring holidays upon us (like Mother’s Day!) and the winter months behind, why not treat a loved one to a bright gift that’ll lighten their mood? Brighten up and celebrate the season with some of the unique color options we have available. Here are some of our favorite products that come in a wide range of colors. Click to view their product pages!
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Tags: Computer Mice, DSi, Euro, iPod, LG, Netbook Computers, Nikon, Nintendo, Olympus, Sony, Steam Mops & Vacuums, Washers & Dryers
Filed Under: Appliances & A/Cs, Computer Accessories, Computers, Digital Cameras, Gift Ideas, Portable Media, Video Games
Posted by Allison L. on March 22, 2010 at 15:10 pm
Save $130 this week with a Gateway notebook, available in NightSky Black or Cherry Red. Both have an Intel Pentium Processor, 4 GB of RAM, 320 GB of hard drive space, and a DVD-DL/CD-RW Dual Layer drive. Dual Layer DVDs write on one side of the DVD, but in two separate layers, allowing for up to 8.5GB of data between them. They also come with Windows 7, an easier and more stable operating system than XP or Vista.
Posted by Allison L. on March 16, 2010 at 15:07 pm
Our customers always ask us questions about processors when choosing their computer models. A processor is an integral part of your system and is one of the things you should really invest in when choosing a new computer. This guide will help you understand computer processors, learn how to choose one, and give recommendations for your computer usage.