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!

Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Electronics

Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Electronics

As you open the windows and start dusting out the cobwebs of winter, Great Plains Communications wants to remind you that your electronics could probably use some cleaning as well. Has your documents folder become the junk drawer of your computer? Or worse yet, is it...

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

As we’ve seen this past year, the internet and digital technologies offer a world of possibilities at our fingertips. However, these virtual opportunities also pose some risk. Children and young people face online risks their parents never had to contend with. We...

Virtual New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

Virtual New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

You may be swapping heels for slippers and cologne for the smell of frozen appetizers baking in the oven this New Year’s Eve, but that doesn’t mean the celebration has to stop at six feet. No matter if you are a family of four or by yourself, Great Plains...

How to Have a Happy Virtual Holiday

How to Have a Happy Virtual Holiday

Holiday gatherings are quite different this year. Perhaps they are smaller, but they aren't non-existent as some join in via their smartphone, tablet, or laptop. So get your family and friends involved and stay connected as you start some new holiday traditions....

Where to Find Black Friday Deals all Month Long

Where to Find Black Friday Deals all Month Long

In past years, the sight of Thanksgiving leftovers being put away meant the start to curating your Black Friday shopping plan. Which stores would you visit first? Would you be going at midnight or waiting until 8 AM? Well, 2020 has changed the game once again. The...

Keep Your Information Safe This Prime Day!

Keep Your Information Safe This Prime Day!

As many things have been this year, Amazon Prime Day was delayed from its typical summer date and is starting off the holiday season shopping October 13-14. With deals on Roku streaming devices, security cameras and more, consumers will be flooding not only the Amazon...

Education Without Limits

Education Without Limits

School administrators say the guidelines for managing back to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic are evolving continuously as they continue to monitor data and stay abreast of new information. As one school superintendent put it, “There’s not a book I can...

6 Space Adventures You Can Launch From Home

6 Space Adventures You Can Launch From Home

We are taking a look back with our cable channel, the History Channel, to This Day in History: July 20, 1969 when American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon. Apollo 7: First manned Apollo mission – orbited Earth and...

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