My Internet is Slow Woes: Slow Internet Despite Best Broadband Service

I’m glad I picked up the phone last night. Usually the ringer on our house phone is turned off because we never use it anyways. When my son was an infant we made the habit of keeping the house phone’s ringer turned off so as not to wake our sleeping angel who was easily awakened by loud obnoxious noises such as the trilling of a phone. Besides, everyone that’s important knows to call our cellphones and it’s not like we were missing any significant calls. Our home phone had become the junk mail folder in our email—littered with spam and telemarketers.

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Netflix Nation: Keeping Up With Demand

Days of renting movies the traditional way, as in physically getting in your car and driving to a video store to rent a movie, sound ancient. It’s likely my son will never know what a video rental store is and that’s okay with me because it’s been replaced with on-demand streaming from providers such as Netflix.  Even though video rental giant Block Buster maintains retail stores– they still exist, I know because I’m pretty sure I saw one recently, and I googled it just in case—they have also offered video streaming subscription for some time. The convenience that on demand video streaming provides and the easy accessibility due to low cost and equipment we already have has revolutionized our at home (or on the go) entertainment. It’s easier than ever to watch the latest releases without ever leaving your couch.

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