Save Your Work Shortcut Keys

Are you guilty of forgetting to save your work during projects? If so, here’s two quick tips that may save you some heartburn later on.  On a PC type “Ctrl” and “S” at the same time to save your work quickly. If you are a Mac user type “Cmd” and “S” at the same time. Shortcut […]

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Caller ID Spoofing

            Screening calls has become the norm …whether received on a wireless device or home telephone. Unfortunately, scammers use fake caller ID information to mislead us into thinking it is someone local.  This practice is known as Caller ID Spoofing. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) tells us “that it is […]

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How Does Internet Speed Work?

Internet speeds are like a network of water pipes in your home. The more devices connected to your Internet “pipe”, the slower your internet becomes. Think of each faucet as if it is a connected device in your home. Turn on one faucet, the water pressure is great. Turn on a second, third or more, […]

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Tips for Strong Passwords:

Should be at least 8-16 characters. Mix it up. Include numbers, capital letters and symbols in random order. Easy to remember, but hard for others to guess. Don’t use dictionary words. Don’t just use one password. Beware of phishing scams that ask for your information.   To learn more about protecting your online identity call […]

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4 Ways to Make Your Home Wi-Fi Network Faster!

One of the more common questions received in our Internet call center is: Why is my Internet slow after setting up my wireless router? While Brazos Internet offers fast speeds, if your wireless router is out of date or is not set up correctly, you may have problems getting the speed you are suppose to […]

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Gardening Connections…..

If you are like most of us in North Texas….you are ready to start your spring planting; but are also wondering how you will sustain them during drought conditions. Below are a few websites we found that offer tips on how you can enjoy spring flowers and still practice water conservation.

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10 iPad Basics Tips

Students from our recent iPad Basics class  requested a recap of the 10 tips we learned.  After sharing them with the students, we thought it would be nice to share them with you as well.   Clicking on the link below will open the pdf file of tips. iPad Basics Tips from Oct 16 2014 Class For more […]

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Laptops and Cold Weather

While it’s nice to see the sun shining….Did you know laptops don’t survive well in cold weather? They are designed to work between 50-95 degrees Fahrenheit. Here are a few cold weather laptop tips:

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iPad Tip No. 1 – Saving Battery Life

 If you are like most of us, using your iPad everyday is a necessity, and charging it every other day is a bummer.  We found a way to help reduce some of the drain on the battery, and thought we would share it with you.

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