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.


Stay Alert – Pet Adoption Scams

Posted in: Advisor Tips Community News on June 24, 2020

Now may seem like the perfect time to adopt a pet. You're at home and have time to take care of them, train them, and give them the love they need. Unfortunately, scammers are well aware of heightened interest in adopting pets and the fact that many physical pet adoption outlets are closed during the pandemic, and they're taking advantage. The problem comes when you try to find a pet online. Th more

Tips and Tricks for Google’s Chrome Browser

Posted in: Advisor Tips Community News GSC News on June 16, 2020

Change the look, manage passwords, avoid tracking, and much more. Google's Chrome browser offers basic features for finding what you need online. Type a search term into the omnibox (also known as search box) and get a list of Google search results. Or enter a URL and the browser takes you there. But did you know Chrome offers a multitude of advanced functions as well? Try those listed here to more

Congratulations Graduates!

Posted in: Community News GSC News on June 11, 2020

Granite State Communications wishes the best to all of the graduates in our community — whether graduating from preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, or college. No matter where you are in your educational journey, moving forward is cause for celebration. We also applaud the contributions of your parents, other family members, and teachers. You are shining brightly today b more

The Downsides of Sharing Your Phone Number

Posted in: Announcements GSC News on May 20, 2020

These days, it can reveal more personal information than you think. If you're like most people, you've become more careful about how you use the internet. You know the risks of sharing personal information online, you're getting smarter about how you use social media, and you watch for potentially harmful email scams. But there's one thing you might not be as careful about as you should be — sh more

5 Reasons to Unplug Once in Awhile

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on May 6, 2020

Technology enhances our lives in many ways, but taking a break from it can be a good thing. During the last couple of decades, digital technology has become a major part of our everyday lives. The internet keeps us perpetually connected, and smartphones allow us to take our entire digital world with us everywhere. But when it comes to this technology, there can be too much of a good thing. As we more

When It Comes to Podcasts, We’re All Ears

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on April 29, 2020

  Online audio consumption is surging, and podcasts are a big reason why.   Audio content used to be limited to whatever was on the radio or in our own music collection — but not anymore. In addition to music streaming services, audiobooks, and internet radio, podcasts (a term coined by combining "iPod" and "broadcast") have transformed the way people learn, share ideas, and entertain thems more

What’s Cooking for Foodies?

Posted in: GSC News on April 24, 2020

A buffet of online resources to feed your food obsession Food is necessary for our survival, but it's so much more than that: a comfort, a creative outlet, a hobby, and a way to connect. Chefs make food their life's work and, lucky for the rest of us, many of them are willing to share their secrets online. In the following pages, we present dozens of web-based ideas for making the most of every m more