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In Case You Missed Us: Is Purchasing Used Technology Worth the Risk on Tech Talk with KTRS

Posted by Carrie Grimsley on Jan 18, 2019 9:42:12 AM

You may have considered it when shopping for a new computer, cell phone or smart watch, but is it really worth the cost savings to purchased used technology? We joined the Guy Phillips gang at KTRS for Tech Talk last week to chat about the right way to purchase used equipment to maximize your investment. And, speaking of modern technology, even with the storm of the decade hitting the Midwest, Chadd Haselhorst, was able to call in to be Guy’s technology expert this week without having to be out and about in the blizzard conditions surrounding KTRS’ studio! Together, we cleared the air on how to know if you're buying used or new and some tips to keep in mind to be sure you're not wasting your money on a hunk of old and unusable technology.

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Topics: Tech Talk, Technology

Technology: You Get What You Pay For

Posted by Kristin Claggett on Jan 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The old saying was right, you get what you pay for. The common saying also rings true when it comes to the latest technologies of our generation. Sometimes you can find a solid alternative to what you're looking for with a better price. Other times, the savings can also mean sacrificing quality and features. Well-known brands and bigger price tags can lend to the assurance of the quality of what you’re buying. Technology is one a big area where you truly get what you pay for. Springing for the reputable brand or device can make all the difference in the world. I learned this lesson the hard way, and my hope is that others can learn from my mistake and apply this to future technology purchases.

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Topics: Technology, Security

In Case You Missed Us: Internet of Things on Tech Talk on KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Jan 10, 2019 9:30:00 AM

We joined the group over at The Big 550 KTRS for our first Tech Talk segment of 2019 last week. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, headed off to the show filled with what information you need to know about Internet of Things (IoT) and how to secure your connected devices at home. Internet of Things is such a technical topic, Jeff broke things down to an easily consumable level for everyone to enjoy.

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Topics: Tech Talk, Technology, Security

7 Business Tech Tips for the New Year

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Jan 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Are you operating under a "New Year New Me" mentality? It's time you let your new found motivation carry over into the business and professional side of your life. Sometimes refreshing and resetting your mindset after the rush of the holiday's are all you need to put your best foot forward at work. Check out our top technology tips to get yourself in gear to take on the new year!

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Topics: Small Business, Technology

In Case You Missed Us: Holiday Technology Show

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Jan 4, 2019 12:31:01 PM

Did you happen to catch our one-hour Holiday Tech Show on The Big 550 KTRS earlier this week? Our IT experts, Jeff Groby and Chadd Haselhorst, talked with Josh Gilbert of KTRS about a wide range of technology topics from cell phones to smart homes. If you're a fan of our regular Tech Talk segments each Friday on KTRS then you're in for a treat. The Holiday Technology Show has you covered from new devices all the way to guiding you through your next big purchase.

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Topics: Tech Talk, Technology, Security

In Case You Missed Us: Man-In-The-Middle Attacks on Tech Talk on KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Jan 2, 2019 8:30:00 AM

A man-in-the-middle (MITM) cyber attack is a lot like a game of monkey in the middle you may have played as a child. This is when one message or transaction being sent to a determined location is intercepted and changed before it reaches the final destination. Our IT expert, Jeff Groby, went live at The Big 550 KTRS for Tech Talk to share more detail about this popular cyber attack and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.

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Topics: Tech Talk, Security, Technology

SumnerOne's Top 5 Blogs of 2018

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Dec 28, 2018 8:30:00 AM

It's the end of another busy year, and we've got you covered on where to find some of our biggest highlights of 2018. It's been a busy year in office technology and you can count on SumnerOne to keep you up to date with the latest news and information available. We're already gearing up for some exciting topics in technology to keep you in the loop for 2019. We hope you enjoy our top 5 blogs of 2018!

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Topics: SumnerOne Insider, Security, Technology