• Keep it Local: A Look at Windstream’s Locally Crafted

    Windstream is proud of independent local culture. After all, rural communities are the backbone of our business and we realize there are great things happening within each of these communities. That’s why each week, Windstream shares the story of the creative entrepreneurs in the communities we serve in a series called Locally Crafted.

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  • Introducing the New Windstream.net

    At Windstream we are committed to providing you the best services possible, whether it’s quality internet service, or just a small part of the internet you can call your home. Windstream is proud to announce major changes to Windstream.net. Now you can have an anchor to the internet from your phone, 24/7! Windstream.net features everything you’ve come to expect from your Windstream.net service as well as:

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  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Optimizing Your Streaming Experience

    Many of us now not only stream YouTube videos but entire television shows. This week, I wanted to share a few tips and things to consider when streaming content and maybe improve your experience.

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  • 5 Updates You'll Get from Windstream's What's New Page

    The What’s New page is your one-stop source for the latest things we’re excited about! In a nutshell, we’ll tell you about relevant product updates, interesting stories and features from our blogs, and other tech tidbits. Here’s 5 examples of what the What’s New page will showcase:

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  • Which Music Streaming Service Should You Try?

    Now that Apple Music has joined the competitive ranks of Spotify, Google Play, Rhapsody and other music streaming services, there’s no better time to see which service you should tune in to. Here are some key comparisons to consider before switching stream camps or signing up altogether.

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  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Internet Acronyms and What They Mean

    Acronyms have become a part of the way we talk or type. Have you heard someone refer to a technical acronym and wonder what they meant? With this installment of Tuesday’s Tip, I wanted to share a few widely used technical acronyms and what they mean.  

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  • 10 Facts You Might Not Know About the 4th of July

    The 4th of July sparks different ideas of fun and festivities depending on who you ask. Some people instantly imagine a cookout with the family, fireworks and swimming, while others reflect on their service to their country on this momentous day. No matter how you celebrate the 4th, here’s some facts you might not have known related to the 4th of July and all things American. (We won’t tell if you decide to use any of these facts to impress your family and friends!)  

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  • Internet Threats Part III: Trojan Horse

    In continuation of discussing common Internet threats to your computer—like computer viruses and spyware—today we’ll take a brief look at the Trojan Horse, or Trojans, and how these sneaky programs can cause trouble for your computer.

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  • 7 Apps to Help You Be One Happy Camper

    Now that summer has officially arrived, it’s time to explore the outdoors! While I’m definitely in favor of quality time outside without any tech distractions (a battery life can only last so long, after all), I also agree that technology can fulfill an educational and communitive source for campers wanting a little extra out of their trip. Whether you're a camping newbie or consider yourself an outdoor enthusiast, there are plenty of mobile apps to help you prepare for your trip, find the best spots along the way, and enjoy the simple pleasures of nature.  

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  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Clean up and Clean out Your Bookmarks

    The internet has been a popular way for us to access information since the mid-1990’s. Can you imagine how many websites you have visited in that time? Of course when we find a website we like, we may want to refer to it later so we Bookmark the site. Before we know it, we have so many saved sites in our Bookmark/Favorites file. This week, I am sharing some quick tips on how to clean up your browser’s bookmarks to get them under control.

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  • Internet Threats Part II: Computer Viruses

    The words “computer virus” have about the same animosity as a cockroach. Anyone that has a computer understands that viruses are a nuisance, and much like household pests, they can be hard to get rid of once they’ve invaded your space.

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  • Wedding Websites for Your Day-To-Be

    As any bride will exhaustedly tell you, there’s a lot that goes into planning a wedding. These days, many brides are opting to take care of everything themselves. But even for those that hire a professional wedding planner, it’s wise to get a game plan and check stuff off your to-do before the I-do’s list. Whether you’re getting married, in the wedding party, or attending a wedding, check out these wedding websites or pass them along to a bride you know. Trust me, she’ll thank you.

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