Great Plains Communication Residential Blog

Find ideas to maximize your Great Plains Communications services, tech tips, and learn about upcoming shows and other exciting trends and news in our bi-weekly blog!

Viral Recipes and Safety Tips for Fourth of July

Viral Recipes and Safety Tips for Fourth of July

The Fourth of July has been a federally recognized holiday since 1941. The original 13 colonies that gained their freedom from Great Britain marked independence by adopting the Declaration of Independence from Thomas Jefferson. America’s independence is commonly...

Summertime Is a Good Time for a Password Refresh

Summertime Is a Good Time for a Password Refresh

Summertime, and the livin' is easy . . .  and online. With school out, kids are probably online at least part of the day. They’re connecting with friends and family members on social media, surfing and streaming videos, and gaming on mobile phones, tablets, laptops,...

Earth Day 2022: The Small Things Add Up

Earth Day 2022: The Small Things Add Up

What’s everybody doing for Earth Day? Officially, Earth Day 2022 takes place this Friday, April 22 and we’ve got suggestions for some activities. But first, here’s a brief history. What many call the birth of the modern environmental movement was proposed by...

Anytime Is the Right Time for a Digital Declutter

Anytime Is the Right Time for a Digital Declutter

How many unused apps are taking up space on your devices? And when was the last time you changed your passwords? Is there a gamer in your household who tends to download too many "mods" (short for modifications) for their video games, which end up affecting game...

Ready to Watch the Big Game?

Ready to Watch the Big Game?

Here’s what to know and how to get the best view Did your team make it to the Big Game? How are you going to watch the action when the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals?  Here’s a quick overview of the Big Game, some multiscreen options and things to...

Gifts That Keep On Giving

Gifts That Keep On Giving

This Holiday Season, shipping and supply chain issues mean shoppers accustomed to finding plenty of sales and bargains on hot items – both online and in brick-and-mortar stores -- could find that expectations have to be adjusted. Store shelves might be thin and online...

Tips on Transferring Your Email Address

Tips on Transferring Your Email Address

The thought of transferring your email to a different platform can seem daunting. However, it can be a necessary task and Great Plains Communications has some tips to help ease the transition. Why Change? Many Internet service providers (ISPs) will offer a free email...

Back to School Online Tips and Resources

Back to School Online Tips and Resources

It’s back-to-school time of the year again. No matter what the 2021-2022 school year brings, we’ve learned to adapt and reimagine learning, thanks to education technology. Here’s our roundup of tips, resources and some back-to-school STEAM fun. Internet safety....

Pin It on Pinterest