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Internet Usage Tool 29Feb
2012

Internet Usage Tool

Have you ever wondered how much internet your household uses?  You know how much milk you go through. You know how many tanks of gas you fill up each month.  But internet? Armstrong now has a tool available...
You Are The Remote Control

You Are The Remote Control

27 February 2012
At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, a number of companies demonstrated technology that may change the way we control and interact with our televisions.  One possibility is gesture control.  If you have an...
At the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, a number of companies demonstrated technology that may change the way we control and interact with our televisions.  One possibility is gesture control.  If you have an Xbox 360 think Kinect.  Kinect is a motion sensing device created by Microsoft that enables users to control and interact with their Xbox 360 using gestures and spoken commands without the need to touch a game controller. Imagine never having to worry about finding the remote in the ...
Go Phish!

Go Phish!

22 February 2012
What is phishing? Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain your personal and financial information.  Often phishing attempts occur via Email, but they can also happen just while surfing the Internet too. ...
What is phishing? Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain your personal and financial information.  Often phishing attempts occur via Email, but they can also happen just while surfing the Internet too.  Phishing attempts appear to be information requests from a legitimate source, probably one that you trust.  Phishing emails and websites appear to look just like the real ones. My Monster I have experienced phishing firsthand.  Back before I had this job and I was on the hunt for ...
The Cost of TV

The Cost of TV

15 February 2012
If you are reading this, it probably means you have received notice of some change in rates for your cable television service.  This is not something anyone appreciates or welcomes.   For many years, costs...
If you are reading this, it probably means you have received notice of some change in rates for your cable television service.  This is not something anyone appreciates or welcomes.   For many years, costs for most businesses have risen. Sometimes, companies can “eat” those increases, and keep their prices the same year over year. In the past, we have done just that, or we have passed along only a portion of these increases. The vast majority of our increase this year (and in ...
Impact of Sports Programming
15 February 2012

Impact of Sports Programming

Want to learn more about how sports programming affects the overall cost of television?  Matthew W. Polka, President and CEO of the American Cable Association, shares his view in this Op-Ed piece.
Armstrong and Breaking Bread
10 February 2012

Armstrong and Breaking Bread

Armstrong has a long standing history of being involved in the community.  That tradition still continues and I’ll bet that you can think of a few ways that Armstrong gets involved where you live.  A couple of years ago we decided to focus on a specific need that affects all of our communities, hunger.  That is when we developed the Breaking Bread program.  Breaking Bread is Armstrong’s ongoing initiative to feed the hungry in the communities that we serve. The Four-Pronged ...
TRUSTNO1
8 February 2012

TRUSTNO1

You have a lot of passwords to keep track of.  Work email. Personal email. Online banking. Facebook. iTunes. eBay. Amazon. And who knows how many other websites. Keeping your passwords simple and easy to remember may sound like a timesaver. However, creating a password that is secure could be a lifesaver. A recent Splash Data article highlighted the top passwords used in 2011.  Even with today’s technology and hackers having access to even more sophisticated tools than ever, many still ...
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