Speed Up Your Home Wi-Fi

We offer lightning-fast internet speeds, but if your Wi-Fi router is out of date or not set up correctly, it could be slowing you down. Here are some tips to help you maximize router performance:   1. Move your router to its ideal position. It should be centrally located in your home and away from thick walls made of brick or concrete.   …

Help Fight Fraud

Been contacted by an impersonator of a government agency or business? Lost money from a suspicious job opportunity? Experienced annoying phone calls? The FTC urges you to fill out the form at reportfraud.ftc.gov/#/assistant. This helps the FTC and its law enforcement partners investigate and bring cases against the perpetrators of these illegal or unethical activities. The FTC also uses reports to spot trends, …

Give Your Eyes a Rest

Continuous or prolonged use of technology can lead to computer vision syndrome (CVS), which may include eye strain, headaches, fatigue, burning or tired eyes, loss of focus, blurred vision, double vision, or head/neck pain. The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends implementing a 20-20-20 rule with technology — take a 20-second break every 20 minutes and look at something 20 feet …

National Chili Day!

When it’s chilly outside, there’s nothing quite like warming up with a big bowl of chili. Thursday, February 25 is National Chili Day, so prepare accordingly. Want some trivia to go with your chili? A green chili pod has as much vitamin C as six oranges. Hot chili peppers burn calories by triggering a thermodynamic burn in the body, which …

Scam Alert! Beware Vaccine Scams

While some details regarding the process of vaccination against COVID-19 are still being worked out, scammers are taking advantage of the evolving situation to try and steal personal or financial information. Here’s what the Federal Communications Commission wants you to know: – You don’t have to pay to put your name on a list to get the vaccine. – You …

Thank You!

We know you have options when it comes to communications services. That’s why we want to express our sincere appreciation for choosing Truleap. Your support of us as the local provider makes it possible to bring advanced broadband technology to our community. It also enables us to give back to local nonprofit organizations through volunteer hours and financial donations.

12 Facebook Features You May Not Know About

You can do so much more on Facebook than just post photos of your pet and wish friends a happy birthday. For example, you can find a new job, create a fundraiser, and save links or posts to read later. Check out this article from the latest Website Compass to discover 12 Facebook features well worth trying.   

Wi-Fi Signal Disruptions

If your home’s Wi-Fi is slower than expected, it could be caused by Wi-Fi interference. Here are the most common sources:   1. WALLS AND FLOORS BLOCKING WIRELESS SIGNALS – Denser materials such as concrete, brick, and metal can make it difficult to connect. These materials can also slow your network speed or even completely block wireless signals from reaching …

Clean Out Your Computer Day!

While Clean Out Your Computer Day doesn’t exactly merit a party, it’s a good reminder to do computer maintenance tasks you may be putting off. Over time, unused files and programs take up precious memory and can slow down your computer. What should you do? Clear off your desktop by deleting or archiving files you no longer need there. Organize your …

February is National Bird Feeding Month

Mid-winter is a tough time for birds, since snow often covers their natural food sources. That’s why February was chosen as National Bird Feeding Month. About one third of U.S. adults currently feed birds. If you’re not among them, now’s a great time to start. The best foods for birds include sunflower seeds, thistle, nuts, suet, and millet. Don’t feed …