The Socket Connection is our monthly electronic newsletter. It provides our residential customers with interesting news articles, helpful computer tips and links to useful web sites.

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2017 June Getting Started with 3D Printing
May What is WannaCry?
April Socket's Online Privacy Policy
March How To Stop the Spread of a Hoax
  February How to Spot Fake LinkedIn Accounts
  January Zaza Tugushi, Socketeer of the Year!
2016 December Socket Donates to Central Missouri Honor Flight
  November Socket Holds First Annual Health Fair
  September Socket Sponsors the 2016 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival!
  August Back-to-School Safety Tips for Computer Usage
  July How to Interpret Speed Tests
  June Socket Sponsors Annual Coloring Contest at Art in the Park!
  May Repurpose Your Old Smartphone
  April Protect Your Computer From Spring Storms
  March March 31st is World Backup Day
  February How to Identify Online Hoaxes
  January Jason Vander Veen, Socketeer of the Year!
2015 December Socket Helps Send Ten Veterans On Honor Flight
  November Donating Responsibly This Holiday Season
  October Why Farms Need Broadband, Too
  September Socket Sponsors Mizzou Athletics
  August Watch Out for Pop-Up Survey Scams
  July Socket Makes Major Improvements to DSL Service
  June Staying Safe on Craigslist
  May Save On Summer Travel... If You're Willing to Take a Risk
  April Have an Unused Computer? Repair It Forward!
  March There's a New USB Cable - And Get Used to Seeing It
  February Get Your Free Credit Report From
  January Scott Stratman, Socketeer of the Year!
2014 December Hey! Where's My Popcorn?
  November Get Ready For Cyber Monday 2014
  October Manage Your Multimedia Multitasking
  September Protect Your Data In The Cloud
  August Socket Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge
  July How Does Pandora Work?
  June The Coolest Tech Gadgets (You Didn't Know You Wanted)
  May Customize Your Web Browser with Add-Ons
  April How to Avoid Facebook Scams
  March Some Tips to Go Green With Technology
  February Internet Safety Tips for Families
  January Socketeer of the Year: Mat Harrison
2013 December Get New Gadgets Connected
  November Google+ and You
  October The Secrets Behind Secure Passwords
  September How to Check Your Socket Email on Your iPhone
  August How to Manage Your Socket Account Online
  July Starting Your Own Blog
  June How to Donate or Recycle Old Electronics
  May Socket Sends 10 Veterans on Honor Flight
  April Is Online Sales Tax Coming Soon?
  March M-I-Z! Socket is proud to support Mizzou Athletics
  February Data Cap Legislation Enters Congress
  January Socketeer of the Year: Brian Taylor
2012 December How Well Do You Google?
  November The Social Media Election
  October The Deal With Data Caps
  September Identity Theft and Human Error
  August Online Tracking and Advertising
  July Upgrading your New Computer
  June Learn to Spot Phishing Scams
  May Avoid Internet Outages in July
  April How Can I Cut Down on Spam Emails?
  March What is Pinterest?
  February Live Chat Now Available On Socket's My Account Website
  January New Webmail - Tell Us What You Think!
2011 December New Socket Webmail Coming Soon
  November Improvements to Socket Email
  October Socket Named One of the Top 5 Places to Work in Columbia
  September How to Buy and Sell Safely Online
  August Visit the Socket Pig Races at the Missouri State Fair
  July New Website Coming in July
  June Use Public Wi-Fi Safely
  May Socket Sends 10 Veterans on Honor Flight
  April Go Green with Your Computer
  March E-filing Your Taxes: Tips and Warnings
  February Dear Techie: What is Netflix and how do I use it?
  January Socketeers-of-the-Year Named for 2010