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Give your grandparents a gift they won’t want to return

By Diane Balogh|September 7, 2021
Bring the couple who held your hand when you were a tot a gift that will help keep them safe. The Ooma Telo 4G safety phone can keep the lines of communication open, even if their electricity or internet goes out. But be prepared–you may need to do the hand-holding this time to convince them this is one gift they won’t want to return.

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National Emma M. Nutt Day: an important day in communication history

By Husain Sumra|September 1, 2021
Did you know that September 1 is Emma M. Nutt Day? Emma M. Nutt Day celebrates the fact that Nutt was the first female telephone operator. Emma Nutt’s contribution to the telephone industry has been recognized by the National Museum of American History, which organized a one-day special event honoring her in 1984. It was called “All Alone by the Telephone.

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Struggling with a cell phone before bedtime?

By Husain Sumra|August 12, 2021
A study published in 2019 examined smartphone usage at bedtime by 435 people in Saudi Arabia. The study found that “employees who use their smartphones more at bedtime have more risk of being poor sleepers.” Specifically, the risk of sleep quality problems appears to increase with increased smartphone usage at bedtime.

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How to manage personal information online: 10+ techniques

By Husain Sumra|August 6, 2021
With some effort, you can improve your privacy. Ultimately, prevention—limiting how much personal information you put on the internet—can be the best solution. However, nobody is perfect, and your personal information might already be online. To better manage your personal information and privacy, consider using the following privacy tips.

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Ooma aims to reduce robocalls by supporting STIR/SHAKEN standards

By Diane Balogh|July 20, 2021
Did it turn out to be a robocall with an “urgent” message about your recent Amazon purchase, an offer to extend your car’s warranty or a student loan? Then you’ve had first-hand experience with a number-spoofing call. The Federal Communications Commission has a mandate that requires phone service providers to use the new STIR/SHAKEN caller ID standards to protect you from these masquerading robocallers.

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Place your Ooma Telo Air anywhere and connect to the internet wirelessly using your wifi network. Pair Bluetooth with your mobile phone to answer incoming mobile calls from any phone in your home. Easy app-based setup.

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