Monthly Archives: March 2019

Gift ideas for college graduates

Gift ideas for college graduates

If you’re looking for gift ideas for a soon-to-be college graduate, here are a few ideas that will help them with the transition from student to employee.

KeySmart Pro with Tile™
The KeySmart Pro will Tile™ Smart Location is the ultimate key organizer that give you a better way to organize and carry your keys . It can also be used to track your smartphone too. Press the TILE button on KeySmart Pro and it will ring your smartphone, event on Silent Mode.

Griffen PowerDock 5
Organization and efficiency come together in the GriffenPowerDock5. Welcome to the convenience of charging multiple devices in one location. This space saving design is perfect for the college student now employee looking to get organized.

ZAGG Pocket Keyboard
This keyboard is ultra-compact, foldable Bluetooth keyboard with a built-in support stand designed to add a relatively roomy hardware keyboard to your smartphone. It works well for working on long emails or documents on the go.

Instant Pot
Part of entering the real world is doing things on your own. One of those things: cooking meals instead of always relying on the dining hall or takeout. Instead of letting a recent grad buy a bunch of small kitchen appliances for their new home, give them a device that does it all. Meet: The Instant Pot. It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, and more. It honestly does everything. If there’s only room for one small appliance in a recent grad’s new kitchen, make it this one.

Robot vacuum
Robotic vacuums have automated a common household chore and can clean your home whether you’re present or not. Models vary in their efficiency and hazard detection and may be better suited to different environments. Great for cleaning pet hair and for those busy people who want to reduce the time they spending cleaning their place.

 

BendFilm submissions due April 25

BendFilm submissions due April 25

BendFilm is one of more than 40 nonprofits that BendBroadband provides free or reduced internet and video services.  We hope you enjoy learning more about BendFilm, an organization that makes Central Oregon a better place. BendBroadband is a Premier Partner sponsor of BendFilm. One of the events, many Central Oregon residents look forward to each… Continue Reading

Channels to now match time zones

Starting March 20, BendBroadband will shift the broadcast times of the following channels from Eastern Time Zone to Pacific Time Zone. For Central Oregon viewers, this means programming will shift three hours earlier. If you usually watch a show at 9 p.m., it will now air at 6 p.m. You will not lose any programming as… Continue Reading

Cyber security hint: Make passwords strong

Cyber security hint: Make passwords strong

In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, BendBroadband is sharing blogs about phishing scams and this one below which reminds consumers to make your passwords strong and tough to crack. The tips below were adapted from the Dept. of Homeland Security’s Online Privacy Tip Card: Make your passwords/passphrases strong You can increase the strength of… Continue Reading

Bring on the March Madness!

Selection Sunday kicks off March 17 and herein begins the journey to find out who is the best team in college basketball. Throughout this 68-team, single-elimination tournament, there’s the excitement of the underdog victories and the agony of losing and going home earlier than planned. The NCAA tournament starts with 68 hopeful teams. Competition whittles… Continue Reading