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Quizlet App

Quizlet As we get ready to embark upon a new and different school year, this is an app to help you during this tumultuous year, Quizlet. Quizlet is a great learning app that helps with studying, preparing for a test and/or learning new concept, and is appropriate for scholars of all ages, from 1st grade

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Seek app review

App Recommendation: Seek/iNature Get outside. Get Informed. Seek is free, easy to use and offers many tools to help with identifying plants and animals. Depending on what version of the app you get, it can teach you and help you find others with the same passion for the outdoors as you have. I wanted an

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Evolution of the Internet part 2

A Continuation of The Evolution of the Internet Alright. I’m back. Today, I tried having an adult conversation with Bowser (you know, the dog who temporarily killed my internet last time and sent me down the rabbit hole of actually understanding the history of the internet.) I’ll tell you, this whole quarantining and self-isolation business

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Evolution of the Internet

So, last night, my internet was out. I mean, it was only out for a good ten minutes before I realized that the router had been disconnected (the dog is the top suspect for this one), but it made me start thinking about the internet in general. Being in my early 20’s, I have never

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Modem/Router Debate

Is it a modem or is it a router…or does it do both? Most likely you have heard the terms but haven’t really given either much thought. Honestly, I was using the terms interchangeably until I started working for an internet provider and realized that a modem and router are two very different pieces of

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How Much Speed (Mbps) Do I Need for Streaming?

Megabytes per second (Mbps) can be confusing. How much do you need? Do different streaming applications need a different bandwidth? If you aren’t very tech savvy, these questions can be daunting and while looking at several different internet packages, you may not know the best one that suits your needs. Safelink Internet can help you

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How to Avoid Identity Theft Online

Did you know that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have had their identities stolen each year. This astounding yet realistic number is growing each and every year. With June being National Safety Month, Safelink Internet wanted to share five tips to help you stay safe online and

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Establishing Healthy Computer Usage Practices

If we asked you to make a list of the riskiest professions, you might start with ideas like stunt double, tiger trainer, mountain bike racer, or secret agent. Customer service representative, secretary, and IT professional probably wouldn’t even enter your mind. While all of the adrenaline-fueled jobs on your hypothetical list are pretty risky, you

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Don’t You Have Work to Do?

The digital clock on the microwave glares at you from across the kitchen. One hour left, it nags. You sigh, staring at the blank screen in front of you. Your motivation dries up like a piece of bread left out too long.

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3 Ways to Score Cheap Internet Service

There’s nothing more exhilarating than scoring a discount on something you really want, like that leather jacket you’ve been eyeing or a pair of concert tickets. But how about getting a killer price on something you use to buy that leather jacket online or reserve those concert tickets—you know, your internet? There are a few

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Internet Safety Tip: How to Avoid Identity Theft

In 2016, a study on identity fraud found that roughly 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft. That’s the equivalent of every person in Idaho, Wyoming, Washington and Oregon having their identities stolen. That’s an astounding number. So, what can you do to protect yourself?

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7 Reasons to Choose a VoIP Phone Service

Remember the days when you avoided calling long-distance relatives, fearing for your phone bill? Or when nights and weekends were the best time to call to avoid excessive charges? Or when you were tethered by a phone cord while you talked? Telephony has changed a lot since those days, and in more ways than just

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