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Make Online Learning Fun With These Tools

Right now you probably have digital learning going on every day in your house. Your children’s teachers and schools are going above and beyond, but families still have a lot of non-school hours at home to fill.There are lots of resources online for independent learning. Kids of all ages

How To Free Up Space on Your Devices (Without Losing Your Stuff)

In the same way real-life clutter builds up around the house, digital clutter (i.e., space-hogging media files, documents, apps, outdated downloads, unused programs) accumulates on our devices. Not only is it harder to locate individual items on a crowded device, but it can also become more difficult to install

How Do I Know My Devices Are Up-To-Date?

You are right on top of the trends. You have computers, smartphones, tablets, an e-reader, a smartwatch, smart speakers, and a house full of smart home devices. Awesome. But it’s not enough to know you have the latest technology and devices—you also have to make sure they're updated, all

How to Know When You Should Reboot Your Router

We pretty much love our routers because they're quiet, dependable, and don't take much effort to maintain. And then someone will tell you that they reboot their router every day, or every week, or every month. What's that all about? While there’s no one simple answer, we have some

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Halloween Virtually

Halloween may look different in 2020, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be any less enjoyable. Sure, wearing a mask took on a new meaning this year, but when you plan a virtual Halloween with your family, kids can safely celebrate the holiday while wearing a mask better suited

How and Why to Conduct an Internet Speed Test

Now that you’re working from home, how is your bandwidth working for you? Your home internet service has become more important than ever recently. Back at the office, internet service was probably optimized to handle the needs of multiple users and simultaneous use of online applications, VoIP phones and

Essential Technology for Distance Learning

When schools around the country closed this spring, parents everywhere quickly shifted to virtual learning. With most school districts starting with a virtual learning component this fall, it’s time to re-evaluate your home’s technology.These essential technology picks for elementary, middle, high schoolers and college students will help your child

Using Technology to Stay Connected with Loved Ones

Now, more than ever, we’re eager to find ways to stay in touch with loved ones. You can see the possibilities of a massive family call on screen. But you know the limitations of your less tech savvy family members. Under normal circumstances, you would sit with your grandparents or

Getting the Most from Your Gigabit Internet

The promise of gigabit internet is the promise of unlimited speed. It sounds exciting, with HD video that downloads in seconds and the ability to livestream anything back into the wild. With all that good news, let’s explore the best ways to help that promise come to life.The Journey Begins:

Understanding Telehealth: Staying Healthy with Remote Doctor Visits

Telehealth is a way to connect remotely to your healthcare provider through technology. Millions of Americans are using this new workaround for their healthcare appointments, but it’s so new that you probably have a lot of questions about how it works, how you use it, and how you stay