Tech Tip: The Power of Restarting

These simple steps may help fix most of your devices problems. Note: If you have Brazos Fiber, please make sure to identify your equipment and don’t unplug the fiber power cable. That piece of equipment has pins that can be easily bent, making the equipment unusable. If you are not sure about your equipment, please […]

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Having Wi-Fi Problems? Make Sure Your Router Is Up To Date!

Smart phones, tablets, and laptops are designed to be used wirelessly, and the only way to get online with them is by connecting them to the device that provides the Wi-Fi signal in your home. This device is called a router, but you might also hear it referred to as a gateway or access point. […]

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Tech Tip: Embed a Video From YouTube on PowerPoint

Create powerful presentations with added video content.  Embedding a video from YouTube: Open YouTube account or login to your YouTube account. Find the video you are looking for and click the Share button under the video. Share>Embed>Copy Embed Code Open your PowerPoint presentation and select the insert tab, click on video, then online video. Paste […]

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Tech Tip: Use Anti-Virus Protection

Anti-virus protection is very important for all computers. Without it you risk losing your personal data and files.  Here are a few things you can do to help protect yourself. Keep your anti-virus and malware software up-to-date. Make sure your software is set to do updates on a continuous or regular basis. Do not open […]

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Tech Tip: Secure Your Passwords

According to Cyber Security Insights  www.cybersecurityinsights.net One in Three Americans were hacked in the past year. One of the best ways to help protect  yourself this year is to change or create strong passwords. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind when creating or updating your passwords. Your password should NOT be in the […]

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Tech Tip: iPhone or iPad Quick Set Up

Did you get a new iPhone or iPad for Christmas? If so, and you are setting it up yourself, this tech tip might help. Transfer all your information from your old device to the new one. Quick Start – iOS 11 Power on both your old iPhone or iPad and your new iPhone or iPad. […]

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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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