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Games to Play With Your Kids

Has all this social distancing got your kids cooped up with nothing to do?  Here are a few online games that can be fun for the entire family! Minecraft  Age: Any  Platform: PC, Console, and Phone                 This is an extremely popular game in which you use “mined” blocks to build a house, castle, pirate ship, […]

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IPv6 and Why to Love Globally Unique Addressing

The internet as we know it today is nothing as it was imagined 30 years ago. When the idea of a household computer seemed so unlikely, the address space of IPv4 (Internet Protocol Version 4) seemed like it would be more than enough. IPv4 is a unique global “address” of 12 numbers (or 32 bits) […]

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E-Readers vs. Paper Books

The debate between e-readers and traditional books has been going on ever since e-readers became common in the marketplace several years ago, but there several things to consider when determining which is best suited to your needs. Let’s explore a few of those factors below.   Cost:  An e-reader has a higher up-front cost than a traditional book, however that […]

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Top Tips for Cutting the Cable Cord

NineStar Connect is currently offering Internet options, for both existing and new customers, to start streaming content. NineStar’s customers can drop their video services and can increase their Internet speeds! What is a Streaming Service?  A streaming service is an online entertainment platform that provides content like movies and tv shows via an Internet connection. […]

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Discord vs. Skype

There are many ways to chat with people online. Skype, which comes pre-installed on Windows 10 is one of the most well-known ways to text, call and communicate visually with others. However, the Skype platform has a lot of issues and I think everyone who uses Skype should consider making the switch to Discord.        Discord is a communication app […]

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Android vs. iPhone: Why I choose Android Every Time!

Ever since the smartphone craze hit, society has faced the endless question of which is better: Android devices or iPhones? Everyone has a preference, but in order to determine which is truly superior, we must first define the aspects by which we judge them.   Ease of Use     When the iPhone came out over 10 years ago, the main competition […]

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