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bitcoin accepted hereSetup Your Business to Accept Bitcoin & Crypto Transactions

The first  and most important step will be to get a secure wallet provider.

Coinbase offers everything you will need to start accepting payments. There are many more providers out there but they are the 800 pound gorilla in the industry to date.

Square and Robinhood has crypto capabilities but they are not quite as polished yet.

And thats basically it. That's the whole article really. Lol!

Then you will need to get banners telling people you accept Bitcoin.

Sign Up for an Account @ Coinbase here


Read more: How to Setup and Accept Bitcoin in your Business as a Form of Payment

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Repair Your Computer during the Corona Virus Outbreak in New York City

We at Shortcircuited have been preparing for the corona virus outbreak to arrive in New York City since December 2019.

We will remain open in any quarantines the city may implement . If there is no lock down in New York City below are the safety procedures we would like all of our clients to follow.

Similar small businesses in New York City should follow similar procedures

Read more: What happens if my computer crashes during the corona virus outbreak

Remote learning in corona virus times
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With the outbreak of the Corona virus there is the possibility schools in NYC will be closed for a few weeks.

So what happens to all the progress you've made all semester with your students.

With State tests are coming up in April this is a critical time for our children. We leverage the power and affordability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver remote video teaching capabilities to students.

Read more: Teach your Classroom from the comfort of your home

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Don't Throw Away your Computer. Upgrade it!


Read more: Time to Upgrade your Computer

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What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is renting resources, like storage space or CPU cycles, on another company's computers. You only pay for what you use. The company providing these services is referred to as a cloud provider. Some example providers are Microsoft, Amazon, and Google.

The cloud provider is responsible for the physical hardware required to execute your work, and for keeping it up-to-date. The computing services offered tend to vary by cloud provider. However, typically they include:

Read more: What is cloud computing?

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Welcome To ShortCircuited Computer Repair Inc.

A Computer Tech Near You

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We are available for your computer emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Directions Via Train

Easily accessible via NYC Subway #3 or #4 train to Utica Avenue.

Exit at the front of the train. Walk up steps, turn left, then use right stairs. When you are on eastern Parkway we are two blocks away.

Please send us a text before you show up to ensure a tech is on site.



ShortCircuted Computer Repair Inc.

1339 Lincoln Pl. Ste 6B

Brooklyn NY 11213.

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Forgot or Lost your Windows Password and need it Changed?

Happens to all of us. top by let us reset it for you.

We can reset the administrator access for:

  • Windows XP,
  • Windows 7 
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server Systems

Windows server password resets can also be done in cases of malware lock out or windows server password expiration

These types or resets sometimes do not work, and as a result has to be done on a case by case basis.

Windows Server password resets start at $300.(Emergency Service)

Read more: Windows 7, 8, XP, Server 2000-2003 Password Reset Services New York City

broken macbook screen repair brooklyn

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Cost of Laptop or Macbook Screen Repair in New York City

Our pricing at ShortCircuited  is very simple.


Labor Cost PC:

PC non Touch- $100 plus cost of replacement screen.

Labor cost: PC Touch Screen Replacement- $150 plus cost of replacement screen.  

Read more: Cost of Laptop or Macbook Screen Repair in New York City

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Hackers are threatening to dump a bunch of confidential documents relating to the 9/11 terror attacks if the companies involved do not pay out a hefty sum. The group, who go by the ominous sounding name of The Dark Overlord, has been blackmailing individuals and organizations including Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Lloyds of London, and claim to have hijacked 18,000 secret documents, Motherboard reports. The hackers are threatening to release the documents in stages until a ransom is received in Bitcoin.

Read more: Hackers Say They Will Release Confidential 9/11 Documents If Blackmail Demands Are Not Met

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