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Don't Get Hooked by Phishing Emails

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jun 29, 2020 12:10:51 PM

The Age of Information created the Age of Cyber Crime

Trying to remember a time before the World Wide Web, personal computers, iPads, and smart phones is comparable to trying to imagine a time before there were cars and highways. The advantages of the information age has allowed us to access and share massive amounts of information, perform commerce, and interact across diverse populaces on a grander scale than imagined when that first Apple PC was introduced in the late 1970s. However, as with all great technological advances, new dangers and threats emerge that we must defend against.

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Topics: Computers, Internet

Apps and Maps for Outdoor Lovers

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jun 10, 2020 4:00:30 PM


Warm weather is finally here and it’s time to get outside and enjoy it. From trail guides and navigation aids to hike logs and social networks for outdoor adventurers, we put together a list of apps, maps and resources to encourage you to get outside and enjoy the many trails in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. Download the apps and bookmark this blog for quick access to maps and other resources.

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Topics: Computers, Internet, Apps

Things That Can Affect Your Wi-Fi Signal

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 22, 2020 3:59:48 PM
Wi-Fi Reliability and Performance

Today, most people access the Internet through a wireless connection. While a wired Ethernet Internet connection offers a guaranteed level of performance and more security, a Wi-Fi connection is more convenient. However, Wi-Fi is incredibly complex and several things can impact the signal strength and reliability.

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Computers, Internet, Apps

Apps to Help You Clean Up

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 8, 2020 3:21:28 PM


After hunkering down during winter and then spending the last month social distancing and working from home, your home may be ready for some spring cleaning. So we tracked down some apps to help you tackle this task. We have also included a couple links with information on how to clean and disinfect surfaces in your home during  the COVID-19 pandemic.  Enjoy and happy cleaning!

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Internet, Apps

Ideas to Keep Your Family Busy and Learning at Home

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 17, 2020 3:24:51 PM

Over the next few weeks, everyone will be spending a lot more time at home due to the threat of the Coronavirus cancelling events, closing local schools, and requiring social distancing practices. To help keep your family active and entertained during this extended time at home, we have compiled a list of activities, educational websites, book lists, fitness options, and streaming recommendations that everyone will love.

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Topics: Cable TV, Computers, Internet, Apps

March Madness with ImOn

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 11, 2020 5:39:56 PM

It's the best time of the year for college basketball - the Big Dance is here. As the tournament madness gets underway, we wanted to make sure you know how to watch your favorite teams and catch every dunk, buzzer beater, and upset while both at home or on the go.  

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Cable TV, Internet, TV Everywhere

Reasons for Slow Internet

Posted by ImOn Communications on Feb 26, 2020 10:51:56 AM

It’s easy to take your high-speed Internet connection for granted. That is until you are staring at your screen waiting for your video to buffer or website to load. Slow Internet can be frustrating, but it may not always be your Internet service provider’s fault. There are several factors in your home that can adversely affect the speed and stability of your Internet connection.

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Topics: Computers, Internet

Apps for Valentine’s Day

Posted by ImOn Communications on Feb 12, 2020 3:39:12 PM

Whether you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day with that special someone, friends, or your cat, we have pulled together a list of apps to make your day a little more enjoyable.

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Topics: Computers, Internet, Apps

What is Internet speed?

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jan 22, 2020 10:35:07 AM
What is Internet Speed?

Over the last decade, the Internet has really changed the way we live, do business, socialize, and stay informed. So it is important that your Internet speed is fast enough to keep up. We all know how frustrating it is to have to wait for your website to load or your video to buffer! 

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Computers, Internet

Tech Timeline of the Last Decade

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jan 8, 2020 9:25:47 AM

The last decade saw some huge leaps in technology. In fact, tech moved so fast that some things that came out in the last decade seem outdated now. To keep up with the speed of today’s tech, ImOn has expanded and upgraded their services over the last decade. Check out our tech timeline from the last decade:

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Computers, Internet

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