Welcome to Granite State Communications’ Community Advisor! Here you will find Internet, Phone, and Community-related news and tips. PLUS you can submit your own Community News/Event info using our submission tool located on the right side of this page. Please read, watch, share – and check back regularly for updates. While you are here, feel free to browse the archived articles on the right. As always, we welcome your comments and questions.

 

Teaching Your Kids About Internet Safety

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 30, 2020

via Experian.com Highlights: There are age-appropriate ways to teach your children about Internet safety Parents can keep the dialogue going as their children get older Kids need to feel their parents are a safe place to turn to if they feel attacked or uncomfortable online The Internet can be a source of education and fun for children. They can use it as a resource for school projects, watch f ...read more

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Posted in: Advisor Tips Announcements Community News Employee News GSC News on March 27, 2020

To our customers, neighbors, and communities: Like everyone, Granite State Communications (GSC) has been paying close attention to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past few weeks. We take the commitment of ensuring the health and safety of our employees, customers, and our community very seriously. We also understand that as more people change their habits by working from home an ...read more

Short Tutorial/FAQ – How Do I Create a Facebook Group?

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 26, 2020

Question: Facebook is fun but sometimes I want a place where I can communicate with just my close friends. Is a Facebook group a good way to do this? If so, how do I start one?Answer: Yes, a Facebook group is a great way to use many of the same features you like about Facebook with fewer people. It can be for a set of friends, a book club, a special interest group, or anything else you like. Yo ...read more

Spring clean your phone for a better digital life

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 16, 2020

Via Norton.com If you are guilty of having apps cluttered all over your screen then you are not alone. Smartphones loaded with too many apps can slow down your phone, allow third-party apps to access your data, shorten battery life or worse, crash your phone. Every once in a while every phone needs a cleanup. Spring is a great time to take out the old and bring in the new. Here are a few tips ...read more

March Sites of the Month

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 11, 2020

Clever Garage Storage Use old paint cans, golf bags, file cabinets, food jars, and more to make more room for your car. Learn more... Smart Food Choices March is National Nutrition Month. Celebrate by learning how to eat right to better your health. Learn more... Backup Basics It's never too late to start a good habit. Plan now to make sure your data is a ...read more

Your Smartphone Is Revealing Far More Information About Your Location Than You Thought

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 5, 2020

Via Inc.com A new report reveals startling details about how you are being tracked everywhere you go. You probably knew that your smartphone is tracking you. At least, you had some idea that companies keep track of how you use their apps, and what you do online. That's not news. What you might not have known is that the extent to which you are tracked goes. In fact, there is an entir ...read more

Stay Alert – Scam Claims Norton Subscription Expired

Posted in: Advisor Tips Community News Employee News GSC News on February 26, 2020

If you have Norton AntiVirus software installed on your computer and see a pop-up ad that says it's expired, you're likely to want to click and renew to continue safeguarding your computer. But think for a minute before you do. Such pop-up ads can be faked, even if they look like the real thing. Scammers are waiting behind the scenes to collect your money or serve you with malignant software ...read more

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