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  • 3 Popular Online Buzzwords You Need to Know About

    It seems like every time you look at social media there is another new “buzzword” that everyone seems to be using. There are a few that have gained popularity over the last few years and seem to be here to stay. Below are 3 buzzwords that everyone should know about. Read more >>

  • Troubleshoot Your Problem by Power Cycling Your Modem

    At first, glance the term “power cycling” may seem like sports-related term referring to pedaling your bike as hard and fast as you can with the force of a He-Man. In reality, it refers to a quick and painless process that could make a big difference in your computer’s performance. Power cycling means you are resetting your network hardware to the factory default settings. If you are experiencing connectivity issues, power cycling your modem can improve or completely resolve these. Think of it like you would a car; this is just like getting your oil changed. This fast and simple re-boot can make a huge difference in your Internet speed and performance. Read more >>

  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Optimize Your Computer Performance

    When you buy a new computer and set it up, it runs blazing fast, right? You want that kind of performance all the time. This week, I’m going to help you try to make that happen by sharing some advice on how to optimize your computer’s performance. Read more >>

  • Labor Day 2014: 5 Ways to Celebrate

    Labor Day weekend is upon us! Believe it or not, this holiday stands for more than an extra day off work and the end of summer and white shoes. Let’s take a look at what this day symbolizes and how to celebrate it! Read more >>

  • Interesting Facts About the US Open and How to Watch

    The 2014 US Open begins August 25th and marks the 133th year for the tennis championship. The tournament will be held at Arthur Ashe Stadium located in Queens, NY for the 17th year in a row. You can catch the matches on CBS and ESPN. This will be the last year (after 46 years) for CBS to share television coverage with ESPN. Beginning in 2015, ESPN will take full coverage of televising the event. Keep reading for some interesting facts about the US Open. Read more >>

  • 6 Tips to Improve Your Internet Connection

    Believe it or not, there are a lot of factors that can negatively affect your Internet connection without you even realizing it. Thankfully there are some pretty simple things you can do to optimize your system and improve the performance of your web-connected devices. Read more >>

  • Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: How You Can Get Support Before Picking Up the Phone

    We know your time is valuable which is why Windstream offers multiple ways to provide assistance with your service questions without picking up the phone. This week, I wanted to share a reminder of the options available so you can get the answers you need. Read more >>

  • Stay Protected Online Part 3: Back It Up

    Computers hold some of our most important information and our most precious memories. What would you do if you came home one day and all of your Christmas and wedding photos were gone? How would you feel if all of your tax documents were erased? This nightmare could be a reality if you don’t backup your computer. Online data backup is very important for a few reasons: Read more >>

  • Back to School Gear Guide

    Can you believe it’s almost time for school again? It seems like summer just started but in a few short weeks, the bell will be ringing and school will be back in session. That means picking out back to school gear to start the new school year off on the right foot. Check out these back to school gear picks that deserve a spot in your backpack Read more >>

  • Stay Protected Online Part 2: Online Shopping

    Shopping online makes life a little easier. You no longer have to leave your house and can pretty much buy everything from food to automobiles. A recent USA Today survey showed that almost a quarter of Americans have paused their online shopping habits because of online security concerns. There are ways to protect yourself, so you still enjoy the convenience of online shopping without becoming a victim. Read more >>

  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Protect Yourself Online

    In the last installment of “Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda”, I talked about password strength which is an important thing when it comes to online security. This week, I wanted to share more information to help you have peace of mind and know you can be safe online. Read more >>

  • Stay Protected Online Part 1: Create Tough Passwords and Secure Your Online Accounts

    Some of you may remember our blog post on National Password Day where we talked about strengthening your password. Strong passwords are crucial for keeping you and your online accounts safe. Read more >>