When COVID-19 forced people to put away their passports, many became virtual tourists by slipping on virtual reality headsets. Once the stuff of science fiction, the technology offers real-world escapist entertainment … including traveling to far-flung locations around the globe from the comfort of your living room!
Webmail offers many benefits over traditional email clients. You get remote access anywhere there’s an internet connection and web browser; direct access to quarantined Spam messages; the ability to create custom folders and contact lists; and easy access to storage data.
There’s a lot of confusion about 5G. The term is used for both cellular and Wi-Fi technology, but the only thing they have in common is a number and a letter. Read on to learn the difference between 5G and 5GHz — plus, get some tips on maximizing your home Wi-Fi network’s performance.
When Teri Arneson of Elm Springs drove into town one day, everybody was gathered at the fire station. Her curiosity sparked her to start a community Facebook group to help with communication.
That was 2014. Today, the Elm Springs Community News, Etc. Facebook group has 442 members regularly sharing posts.
Once upon a time, connecting to the internet subjected users to a series of electronic bleeps and bloops and ear-screeching static. Today, broadband gets the job done a lot more quietly, and offers a much faster and reliable experience. If you’ve ever wondered what broadband is exactly, read on!
For decades, channel 37 never existed … and today, it can only be found virtually. If this sounds like a government conspiracy, that’s not too far from the truth. Channel 37 was declared off-limits to over-the-air analog broadcasters in 1963 so scientists could search for alien life in the universe.
Sending money is almost effortless these days thanks to mobile apps like PayPal and Venmo. Those who prefer to do business locally can opt for online banking, as well. Read about your various options here.
QR Codes Make a Comeback QR codes have made a comeback in the past year as a result of the COVID -19 pandemic, which has forced businesses to creatively reassess safety protocols. Perhaps you remember them? QR (Quick Response) codes appeared everywhere at the...
Help is Just 3 Digits Away! Call 211 for SD Helpline Center Golden West telephone subscribers are now able to dial a new three-digit code for assistance. Dialing 211 provides access to a wide range of information and resources for residents across the state. Most...
FCC Mandates 10-Digit Dialing in 2022 Due to a new federal mandate , starting mid-2022 all telephone calls will need to include the area code when dialed - even local calls within the same town. Adopting I0-digit dialing (area code plus telephone number) is necessary...