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Oscar contenders highlight new Movies on Demand

The next couple of weeks offers some excellent movie viewing opportunities for TDS TV users via Video on Demand. Several… more...
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Winter weather challenges Technical Response teams

This week's polar vortex was just the latest weather hurdle for TDS Telecommunications Technical Response teams and support staff in New York, Maine, Michigan, and other areas of the U.S. Read how TDS has adapted and check out some storm photos.
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What is malware? Part 1

We often hear about malware and the havoc it can cause, but what exactly is it and why should you care? In this, the first of two blog posts on malware, we look at trojans, ransomware, keyloggers and spyware and how cyber criminals use it to extort money. Next time, we will take a closer look at worms, adware and mobile malware, along with offering advice on avoiding them.
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Seven ways to burn calories at work

As a 30-something (ok, almost 40-something) in today’s healthy-focused society, I’m well aware that sitting all day at work isn’t good for my heart (nor my mid-section). In 2014 I’m trying to focus on health, and have been looking for ideas on how to burn calories at work. After doing some research, I've gathered a list of seven ways to incorporate healthy habits into the workday.
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Seen On Pinterest: Get Fit In 2014

New Year, New You. Or at least that’s how the saying goes, right? After two weeks of indulgent Seen on… more...
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Friday tech news roundup

The upcoming consumer electronics show has companies unveiling lots of new goodies including cheaper 4K TVs and solar-powered cars. Also, find out how to check if your Snapchat account was hacked, learn about the Coinye West currency, and watch some new packing pyramids in action that are taking on Styrofoam and bubble wrap. Still want more? Take a peek at some good "best of 2013" iOS and Android app lists and look at what's hot on FB this week.
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New Year’s specials, football, series debuts highlight what’s on TV this week

The New Year offers a variety of special events, including the kicking off of the NFL playoffs and the conclusion… more...
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How to Actually Stick to Your 2014 Resolutions

As you set your 2014 New Year’s Resolutions, if you’re looking to make a change, then stop worrying about results and start worrying about your identity. Become the type of person who can achieve the things you want to achieve. Build the habit now. The results can come later.
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Top 7 posts of 2013

It just wouldn’t be a blog if we didn't have some kind of year-end wrap-up list :-). As such, we’ve gathered your favorite, and most popular, blog posts of 2013. Find out which ones made the cut!
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9 tech gifts you probably didn’t get, but you just might need

The big day has some and gone and it’s entirely possible that Santa didn’t bring you everything you wanted. In fact, there are things you maybe didn’t even think to ask for that might be just what you need (or “need,” as the case may be). Based on my experience and the input of many friends, I offer you a list of 9 items you should think about buying yourself.
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