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Go Phish! 22Feb
2012

Go Phish!

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. ...
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

Impact of Sports Programming

15 February 2012
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.
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

Armstrong and Breaking Bread

10 February 2012
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...
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 ...
Caller ID on TV
6 February 2012

Caller ID on TV

One of the most annoying things to me is when I am in the middle of something and the phone rings.  Do I stop what I am doing and run to the phone to answer it?  What if when I get to the phone and check the Caller ID, I decide that I do not want to answer it?  Chances are I am going to be a bit irritated.  Does this happen to you too? Armstrong’s Solution to Alleviate This Problem... Caller ID on TV!  Caller ID on TV works exactly how it sounds. When your phone rings, the ...
3D TV
1 February 2012

3D TV

If you are in the market for a new TV, you are probably faced with the option to either get an HDTV or a 3DTV.  We are still in the early adopter phase of 3D technology.  I actually know a few people that have purchased 3DTVs. However, I have heard a lot more people say they will wait until they do not have to wear glasses to experience 3D viewing. First, let’s talk about what is available in 3D. 3D Movies Movies have the biggest market in the 3D arena right now.   Many movies are even ...
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