Tech Tip: The Power of Restarting

These simple steps may help fix most of your devices problems.  Restart your devices – Like us, our devices need to be refreshed from time to time. When you think about it, they are running 24/7. Turn your device off for 30 seconds and then turn it back on. If...

Malware Threat and Wireless Routers

Recent notices by government security officials are urging internet users to secure their home/office wireless routers from the latest malware threat.  This malware is capable of collecting information that passes through your router, and disabling it. Best practices...

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...

Internet Tip: Favorite Web Shortcuts

Create a shortcut to your favorite websites.  Open your favorite webpage. R Click on the webpage icon in the top left corner. Select Pin tab. Note: The browser used for this tip – Google Chrome

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...

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...

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...

Gift Card Scam

It has come to our attention that a $1000 Walmart Gift Card scam is circulating through social media congratulating Brazos Internet customers for their loyalty. This is a scam, and we recommend that you close out of it immediately.  This particular type of adware also...

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...