December 5, 2019

Zombieload patch dramatically slows down Intel Based Chromebooks

Over the last few months a potential exploit has come to light which is very similar to the Spectre and Meltdown worries of last year. ChromeOS […]
October 4, 2019

Thinker Ventures Launches for Webhosting.

Rockford IL – Thinker Ventures has been developing an autoscaling, state-of-the-art webhosting platform for the last few years. In September, Thinker rebranded this as it’s own […]
March 20, 2019

Google Drive File Stream Lost & Found Directory – SOLVED

I had one of the most frustrating technology problems today. We regularly deal with very large files. In this case, three 12 – 16 GB video […]
February 18, 2019

‘Hello, my name is Rob, and I’m a Comcast subscriber’

“Hello, Rob.” In our area, Comcast is the only serious player for Internet access. We have a plan that is 300mb/s download, 20mb/s up, at home. […]
October 12, 2018

Not all HDMI devices are equal anymore

This blog post is more of a rant about consumer electronics than anything Thinker related. For years I have been telling people they don’t need to […]
August 2, 2018

Google changes search algorithm … and says there’s nothing to fix

Google, which has more than 70 percent of the world’s search market share, has confirmed that it released “a broad core algorithm update” on August 1. […]
July 15, 2018

Good data is key when trying to fix hacked WordPress sites

It’s often said that prevention is better than the cure. That being said, what do you do if the worst happens and your WordPress site gets […]
June 22, 2018

Google’s not kidding. It’s time to go to HTTPS

We received an email this week from a local business announcing the launch of a new website. We took a look. It’s pretty sharp. One of […]
June 14, 2018

There are some tricks of the trade for installing VoIP

Thinker has been setting up and maintaining VoIP (Voice over IP) systems since 2013. Over the years we have learned a few things. We thought it […]