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Virtual Private Network (VPN): What is it? How can it help me?

You have probably heard the term Virtual Private Network—or VPN. But what exactly is a VPN? And is it something you need for your home? We'll help you understand whether a VPN can help you and if it’s something you should consider using.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: John Mellencamp

No matter how much music you listen to on a weekly basis, sometimes even the most avid music lovers forget about an artist from time to time. Today’s featured act is one that has stuck around for roughly four decades—and for good reason. Called "one of the 10 best songwriters," his music paints a picture while you listen.
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A Quiet Place, Rampage, and Isle of Dogs coming to TDS TV on Demand

If you love thrills and chills TDS TV on Demand has one of the best monster movies from the past few years—the nerve wracking “A Quiet Place.” However, if you’re looking for something on the fun and goofy side, there’s Dwayne Johnson’s latest action flick, “Rampage,” as well as the goofy “Super Troopers 2.” Finally, for the kids—and adults—there’s the clever and artistic “Isle of Dogs.”
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Summer art fun for kids in Madison, Wis.

Are you looking for something free, fun, and educational to do with your kids this summer? Check out Art Cart and Art Cart EXTRA! These programs—run by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and sponsored by TDS—bring free art projects (designed for children ages 3+) to parks and playgrounds in Madison, Wisconsin and the surrounding areas.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Sam Smith

Countless hall of fame worthy acts took decades to achieve any notoriety and make it big. While rare, some artists burst on to the scene and hit it big within the first few years—and perhaps no one has done it as quickly and handily as today’s featured artist.
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The reasons for using an online backup service

Is picking an online backup product simple? Not always, but don’t let the complexity of the situation stop you from protecting your data. In the end, no one wants to lose a lifetime of digital files, such as treasured family photos and videos. Those kinds of things can never be replaced. For a few bucks a month, that is worth the peace of mind a backup product can provide.
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New tech support refund scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a new kind of tech support scam. Typically these kinds of cons involve a phony representative helping you “fix” a fake computer problem for a fee. Now scammers are trying a new approach by offering you a refund instead—but there’s a catch (of course).
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Christmas in July on Hallmark

Just like stores have Christmas in July sales, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are getting into the action. They're showing more than a hundred holiday movies in the middle of summer (buzzkill: Christmas is only 180 days away!).
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Cars

Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio isn’t necessarily why many bands start to make… more...
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TDS employee volunteers at home and on the road

Alan Leopold is a TDS employee whose volunteer efforts go well beyond average—volunteering when he's close to home and when he's on the road. From North Freedom, Wis. to Knoxville, Tenn., to Bend, Oregon, Alan's having an impact.
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