Retrevo Identifies Top Five Tech Troubles

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Consumer electronics search engine Retrevo uses geek power to find the top five troubleshooting topics plaguing early adopters, gadget geeks and the tech obsessed.

Gadget gurus all over the web are discovering what a great tool Retrevo is for pre-purchase research, daily deals and post-purchase support.

Retrevo has found the most frequent troubleshooting topics for today's consumer electronics products by analyzing the search patterns of Retrevo registered users who self-identify as 'gadget gurus.' Among the top troubleshooting topics searched on Retrevo for the past 45 days were, 'poor battery life,' 'playback problems,' 'connection problems,' 'heat issues' and an assortment of searches for various product recalls.

In an effort to break the cycle of troublesome tech purchases, Retrevo's team of in-house gadget geeks culled the results of 45 days of troubshooting and tech support queries on the consumer electronics search engine to find that five product features and categories were the most difficult to support or maintain.

Battery Life - "poor battery life" and "battery problems" were the most searched issues by Retrevo registered users

Playback - with recording and storage of digital media becoming a feature in so many products today, playback problems were a common troubleshooting search

Connection - the most common "connection problems" were between older analog televisions and newer tech gadgets.

Product recall - Retrevo users weren't trying to remember what products they bought, but they were checking to see if there had been any recalls on products they were researching.

Heat issues - a commonly searched, but often unfixable problem, the most frequent recommended solution for heat issues was proper ventilation.

"We are fast becoming a source for consumer electronics troubleshooting on the web because Retrevo has deep-web knowledge and accurate product documentation no other search engine can find," said Vipin Jain, CEO, Retrevo. "Gadget gurus all over the web are discovering what a great tool Retrevo is for pre-purchase research, daily deals and post-purchase support."

In addition to being a great source for troubleshooting your tech gadgets, Retrevo is the first dedicated search engine that allows you to research consumer electronics, check community buzz, find pre-purchase information, check the latest web-only deals and get accurate product documentation. Using Retrevo, gadget lovers will find complete coverage for twelve categories, including cell phones, smartphones, cameras, camcorders, home audio and home video, portable audio and portable video, printers and wireless networking (WiFi).

About Retrevo

Retrevo is an early stage startup backed by Alloy Ventures and based in Sunnyvale, CA. It is the first of its kind in the field of vertical search and deep content retrieval. Currently offering a public trial, is a destination for consumers to research, install, use, or fix their electronic products.

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