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The computer hospital is a community service Ace Monster Toys will provide to local people who have computer problems.
Contact: Dr. Jesus FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Telephone: (631) ACE-TOYS Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ACE MONSTER TOYS BEGINS PROVIDING FREE COMPUTER REPAIR SERVICES IN OAKLAND 123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890 Ace Monster Toys, Oakland's local hackerspace, has begun providing no cost computer repair services on a first-come, first-serve basis every Wednesday from 12 PM to 6 PM. Anyone is welcome, and any kind of computer with valid software licenses can be serviced. Ace Monster Toys is run by members with a wide variety of experience working on computers of all kinds. By repairing computers in the local community, members provide valuable hands-on training opportunities for each other while providing a useful community service. "We think commercial repair services at the computer store seem to be focused more on upselling the customer on useless 'extras' than making the darn thing work," said Dan Garcia, an Ace Monster Toys member. , another member, noted that " Hackerspaces are community-operated physical places where people can meet and work on their projects. Ace Monster Toys, Oakland's hackerspace, is dedicated towards education, hacking, and maker culture. We look to provide opportunities for people to learn new skills and to educate themselves in a hands-on, immersive manner. We also provide a shop and workspace for our members to collaboratively work on projects.