Scam Alert! Beware of Mysterious Deliveries

A brushing scam is when people are sent products they didn’t order so the company (usually from a foreign country) can post fake customer reviews to improve product ratings and boost sales. Find out what to do if a mysterious delivery shows up at your home.

Tech Tip: Use YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you love keyboard shortcuts? You can use them to quickly control a YouTube video you’re watching. Press K to pause, J to go backward 10 seconds, and L to go forward 10 seconds. To mute a video, press M.

FAQs on Live Streaming

Live TV streaming services — such as AT&T TV NOW, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Philo, Sling TV, and YouTube TV — deliver prime-time network shows and sports over your internet connection. Thinking about switching from cable TV to a live TV streaming service? Get answers to frequently asked questions. What channels are available? Each service offers a different selection of …

Try These Tips if Your Internet Connection Seems Slow

These simple steps could speed up your internet connection. Power off or disconnect devices when not in use Reboot your modem Replace your old wireless router Place your router in a central location For assistance with internet issues you aren’t able to solve on your own, call TruLeap Technologies at 208-326-4331. We can help troubleshoot the problem and provide solutions.

Fall Lawn Care Tips

You may be getting weary of mowing your lawn but press on a little longer; your lawn will thank you next spring if you follow these tips. Remove the leaves – they block the light and trap moisture. Keep cutting – grass continues to grow up to the first hard frost. Continue watering – your lawn should be getting at …

Scam Alert! Beware of Work-From-Home Scams

Work-from-home scams are on the rise and they can appear right alongside of legitimate job opportunities. Here are five things you can do to make sure you don’t fall victim to one of these scams.

World Gratitude Day

September 21st is World Gratitude Day. Given the hardships of 2020, you may think there’s not much to be grateful for right now. But gratitude is always possible if we look closely at what we have and cherish. How can you celebrate World Gratitude Day? Here are a few ideas: Acknowledge the positive aspects of each day by writing them …

Take a Closer Look at Fiber Optic Cable

Still trying to figure out the technology behind sending a fax? Fiber-optic cable will give you something else to think about. Fiber-optic cable is made out of incredibly pure glass that’s as thick as a strand of hair. It’s coated in 2 layers of reflective plastic. A light source (usually a laser) travels through the glass strands and continuously reflects …

Tech Tip: USB Slots

Protect your USB port by inserting it correctly on the first try. Look at the nearest USB cable or drive There’s a little symbol on one side that resembles a trident. When the USB slot is horizontal, that symbol is on top. When the slot is vertical, that symbol will be facing you.

Loss of Service?

Just because our office doors are closed doesn’t mean we’ve quit working for you. Our staff is on-call 24/7/365 to monitor your service and be available for outages even during weekends and holidays. However, sometimes we’re not aware of outages in smaller, localized areas. The fastest way to get your service restored is to call and report it directly to …