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3 Tips for a Better Internet Connection

November 10, 2021


“Daaaaad, is the Wi-Fi down?” “Hey kids, get off your games. I can’t get on Zoom.” If this sounds familiar, check out our tips for a better internet connection! 1. Testing Your Speed If you see the dreaded spinning circle of buffering, your internet plan may not be fast enough. First, you’ll want to test […]

Safety Benefits of a Landline Phone

October 24, 2021


What’s the point of a landline when smart phones have taken over the world? Well, landlines are still relevant, and although many homes no longer have a landline telephone, there are still benefits to owning one. The main reason landlines are significant is safety, especially when you have kids at home. For today’s #tuesdaytip we […]

Labor Day Scams

September 2, 2021


Labor Day is already next week, and sadly it happens to be another day that scammers will try to take advantage of you. Although many people will be traveling and spending time with friends and family, be on the lookout for these common holiday weekend tricks. #southslopetips Traveling Three day weekends are perfect for traveling. […]

Simplifying Internet Terminology

August 12, 2021


Have you ever wondered what all the terminology used in internet packages really means?  What is upload speed, download speed, megabits, kilobits, Wi-Fi?  Let’s break it down.  Download speed refers to the rate that data travels from the World Wide Web to your computer, laptop or smartphone and upload speed is the rate that data […]

Shopping for Back-to-School Tech

July 12, 2021


Although it’s only July, back-to-school shopping is just around the corner! Whether you’re in college or a parent of an elementary kiddo, we’re here to share our tips for selecting the right tech. Laptop/Desktop computers Last year showed us the importance of having a dependable laptop or desktop computer for virtual learning.   For remote […]

4 Tips for Unplugging from Devices this Summer

June 14, 2021


We are all guilty of it – spending too much time on our devices. Scrolling through social media on our phones, binging the latest series on our favorite streaming platform, gaming into the early morning hours on our tablets and computers. With summer making a triumphant return, now is your opportunity to reduce screen time […]

What should I check first if my internet isn’t working?

March 22, 2021


It happens every once in a while. The internet stops working, and you don’t know what your next step should be. If you aren’t blessed with technology savvy genes, an internet problem might scare you. Take a look at our suggested first steps below to help you through this nightmare. #southslopetips When your internet isn’t […]

5 Fun Apps for Home Workouts

March 12, 2021


The popularity of fitness apps and technology exploded during the pandemic as so many people started working out at home. While there are a ton of fitness apps out there, here are some fun ones that caught our eye. Jefit With Jefit, you no longer have to look at your equipment and wonder what to […]

4 Tips to Safely Scroll Social Media

February 5, 2021


Raise your hand if you’ve learned a new TikTok dance in the last year. Quarantine has amped up our scrolling on OG networks like Facebook, and newer standouts like TikTok. While connecting this way has become a greater part of daily life, it’s not without danger. Read our top four tips below on how to […]

Guide to Popular Streaming Services

January 8, 2021


With so many streaming services and new ones popping up every day, it can be hard to decide what’s best for you. Don’t worry…we’re here to help with a guide to the most popular streaming services. Amazon Prime Video: Did you know that if you have an Amazon Prime subscription, you also get access to […]

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