INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Take Precautions Against Data Breaches
Watch High School State Tournament Action
On PRTV Channel 1
Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards
This Month's FAQ
How Cold Is Too Cold For Gadgets?
Sites Of The Month
Great Sites To Check Out In February
Two To View
A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss
Cheat Sheet For More Effective Searches
Hello prtel.com customers
We hope you love this February issue, which shares Valentine's Day inspiration and gives you a helping hand with timely challenges. It begins with a look at the Target data breach, since education is at the heart of what we do here each month. Be sure to read what steps you can take to fight back against hackers.
If February means cold weather where you live, don't miss the warnings about what freezing temps can do to your devices. This issue also includes handy tips on how to quickly find the content you're searching for online. Speaking of searches, if you're looking for a cute classroom Valentine idea, check out the Pinterest pins. And as always, enjoy the fun videos and fascinating websites we've selected for you.
The goal of each of our eNewsletters is to keep our subscribers informed regarding their Internet connection and to improve their Internet experience. We think you'll find this information interesting.
To see what's inside this issue, simply scroll down the eNewsletter or click on the links within the index to the left. Thanks for reading!
- The prtel.com Internet Team
Local sports fans know the madness gets loud well before the calendar says March. Park Region Telephone & Otter Tail Telcom are excited to bring you coverage of MN State High School Tournament action! PRTV Channel 1 will cover boys and girls hockey & boys and girls basketball action beginning February 21st.
On PRVT Channel 1 this year, the action will be going strong right up through March 22, The high school sports blitz brings us many highlights every year, so sit back, relax and enjoy the games!
Question: I sometimes want to leave my laptop or tablet in the car. Is it safe to do that when it's very cold outside?
Answer: No, it isn't safe to leave devices outside in very cold weather. That's because when a device is exposed to cold temperatures for too long, its battery will die and its LCD screen will likely start having issues. What's more, if you leave it in the cold and then bring it into a warm room quickly, you can cause condensation to build up inside the device, which has the potential for more long-term damage.
Generally speaking, bring your device inside when temperatures are below freezing. For more detailed recommendations, check your device's manual for the manufacturer's recommended temperature ranges for both operating situations (when it's turned on) and non-operating situations (when it's turned off). If you can't find the manual, look for it at manualsonline.com.
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The prtel.com Internet Team
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Underwood, MN 56586
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