What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked

Even if you’ve always practiced good internet security strategies, it’s still possible for your computer security to be compromised. If you’ve been hacked, what do you do next? Here is a checklist of steps you should take as soon as you think your computer has been hacked. 1. Act Fast. Lock Everything Down. Time is of the essence! As… Read More »

Shopping Off-Season: Fall is the Best Time to Buy…

Crisp nights. Pumpkin Spice everything. Leggings. Sweaters. Football. It’s safe to say I love fall for many reasons, but one of the main reasons I love fall is all of the sweet deals going on this time of year. As the leaves start changing and the temperatures drop, think of fall as the best time to buy these items, and… Read More »

Kitchen Appliance Hacks to Elevate Your Cooking Skills

There’s nothing better than a fully-stocked kitchen complete with fun tools and accessories, delicious ingredients, and countertop appliances that get the job done. However, as a young adult who doesn’t have much kitchen storage space, I’ve come to master the art of doing more with less when it comes to cooking and baking. Along the way I’ve learned that… Read More »

Tips for Troubleshooting Wi-Fi That Won’t Connect

Where would we be without wi-fi? Perhaps paying massive overage charges for exceeding our data limit? Nowhere good, that much is certain. However getting your devices hooked up to a network is not always as easy as 1-2-3. If you’ve ever felt the keen frustration of being unable to connect your phone, tablet or laptop to wi-fi —… Read More »

6 Tips for Packing the Perfect Lunch Box

Whether you’re settling into your back to school routine or are just trying to turn your lunch habits around for work, you’ve probably faced the challenge of packing the perfect lunch box. The advantages of packing lunch are numerous; it can help you save money, and you can better control what you eat on a daily basis. But how… Read More »

Back to School with BLINQ: Headphone Giveaway!

The dog days of summer are over, and that can only mean one thing: Back to School is here! Whether you’re starting a new grade or getting ready to head off to college, it’s always fun to start the year out with new gear. In the spirit and excitement of going back to school, we’re giving away a pair… Read More »

What Is “Open Box”?

As part of the Customer Care Team, one of the most common questions I receive is, “What really is an ‘Open Box – Like New’ item?” The BLINQ.com FAQ page will tell you that these products look and feel brand new, but the packaging may show signs of wear. But why is the packaging worn? Where has the… Read More »

5 Chromecast Hacks for Cord-Cutters

The portability and power of Google’s Chromecast makes it a perfect tool for cutting the cord and ditching cable. It’s inexpensive, easy to use, and you can stream Web content to a television wherever you go, whether you’re traveling for business or just to a friend’s apartment. But streaming video content from your laptop or phone is only… Read More »