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Five Mobile Apps Your Kids Are Using 

April 26, 2024

Are you aware of these apps your kid may be using? As children grow, their interest in using apps on smartphones and tablets increases. While some apps are safe and suitable for their age, others pose risks. As a parent, your awareness of the popular apps your children use is crucial. It empowers you to […]

Are Your Devices Hogging Bandwidth? 

March 29, 2024

In today’s world, you are more than likely to have multiple electronic devices in your home, and it’s easy to underestimate how many of these devices are using your home internet connection. When using your mobile device, you switch from cellular service to WiFi at home. Other connections in your home could include computers, all […]

How To: Prioritize Devices on Your WiFi

February 25, 2021

If you have multiple devices connected to your WiFi, they are all competing for a share of your internet bandwidth. Now, you can prioritize your devices to ensure your internet bandwidth is available for your most important needs. Set a schedule to prioritize things like work and productivity devices in the daytime, and then entertainment […]

Tech Tips: A Year in Review

December 8, 2020

This holiday season, we know that popular gifts include new devices and technology for your home. Check out some of Blackfoot Communications’ relevant tech tips from this year that will help prepare you for a secure and great experience when using your new devices!

What is a mobile app?

October 28, 2020

“Download our app!” Do you hear this often but you’re not quite sure what it means? Here’s some information about mobile apps, how to download them and some benefits. A mobile app (short for application) is a software program you can download and install on your tablet, smartphone or other mobile device. Most apps have […]

4 Tips for Better Video Calls

June 15, 2020

Connecting via video conference has become a new normal for many of us in our daily lives. Whether you’re meeting online for work or connecting with family and friends, here are four tips to help improve the quality of your video calls. 1. Test your internet connection. To start, check your internet speed. You can […]

What is a Smart Speaker and How Does it Work?

February 24, 2020

There are many smart speaker devices available today. You may have heard of a few common brands like a Google Home or an Amazon Echo. Not only can smart speakers play music, they can respond to voice commands and even control other devices around your home. Smart speakers are voice activated. They use voice recognition […]

How To: Prepare For New Devices

January 22, 2020

If you add new devices to your home, here are a few things to consider: Out with the old. Make sure to backup important files, images and contacts before switching devices. Whether you decide to recycle or sell your old devices, make sure you wipe the hard drive clean. Simply deleting files isn’t enough. In addition, […]

4 Tips for Buying a New Tablet

November 6, 2019

Here are four things to consider when buying a tablet to help you choose the best device. 1. How will you use it?Are you wanting something small and portable to use for browsing and streaming? Are you looking to replace your PC or laptop? Tablets are mobile devices that you can use to perform many […]