Power Strip or Surge Protector?

A power strip is a device that allows you to plug multiple electronics into one wall socket. A surge protector acts as a powerstrip while also protecting your computer or other electronics from a power surge (a significant increase in electrical voltage). You should definitely use a surge protector with your computer since it’s filled with voltage-sensitive components that a …

Spring 2020 Website Compass

You’ll find inspiration to add or expand volunteer activities in your schedule inside our Spring 2020 Website Compass magazine. Flip through its feature story now for great information on all things volunteering — from tips on choosing the right opportunity for you to trends in technology-based volunteer tasks. Also in this issue, you’ll find helpful content on crowdsourcing, Google’s Chrome …

Feel Free to Check Out These Free Streaming Services

Crackle Watch mainstream titles of popular older TV shows and movies plus some of its own content. Hoopla You’ll need a library card and local library that participates in this system. Pluto TV They feature modern movies and earlier-era classics as well as popular TV series. Vudu Set up a free account to see a rotating collection of hundreds of …

5 Tips to Make Working From Home Work For You

Get the technology needed to work remotely.You may need to add applications like Slack, GoToMeeting, Skype, etc. to communicate with customers and co-workers. Make sure you have enough bandwidth to work.Consider disconnecting some devices or shutting down some programs to free up some space. (See #3) You’re probably not the only one in your home office. Your kids might be …

Bill Payment Options

While practicing social distancing during this time of COVID-19, keep in mind we offer several bill payment options: Pay online – Visit our website at truleap.net to use online bill pay. Put your payment in our dropbox slot. Pay over the phone with a credit card by calling our office at 208-326-4331 (Idaho) or 775-755-2301 (Nevada) during normal business hours, …

COVID-19 Update

Office Closed to the Public In response to COVID-19, we are focusing on what is most important: the health and safety of our customers and our employees. To keep this focus, we are temporarily closing our office to the public. Learn more about what we are doing with these letters from Bob Kraut, General Manager. Letter 1: Keeping you connected. …

Annual Meeting Cancelled

All, We, as management and the Board, are committed to providing our employees with a healthy and safe place to work.  We have decided to postpone the Annual Meeting until such time as we have a better understanding of the spread of the virus and can better determine the risk associated with the coronavirus.  We are also putting together a …

Popular Music Websites Hit the Right Note

Listen up. No matter how you like to listen to music or what kind of music you enjoy, there’s a service composed just for you. This article in our Winter 2020 Website Compass magazine provides an overview of Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, and other music services. You’ll also find tips on how to organize your music collection.     https://flipyourpages.com/flip_pages/WebsiteCompass/truleap/14/

First YouTube Video

Do you remember the first YouTube video ever? Maybe not, but this elephant probably does.

Scam Claims Norton Subscription Expired

Rule #1 for keeping your computer secure is to always make sure your antivirus software is up to date. And Rule #2 is to make sure you’re updating your computer with legitimate antivirus software. This article lets you know what red flags to look for when verifying that your antivirus software update is from a trusted vendor. Link: https://www.enewsletterhome.com/_eNewsletter/2020/2002_Section_D.html