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      "There are Robots Everywhere" - CES 2019 Recap

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Jan 11, 2019 3:15:07 PM

      The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is coming to an end and we wanted to share with you the new and exciting announcements that have been made over the past couple days, as well as some pretty neat products that we have seen firsthand.

      At the CES conference we definitely noticed a big trend for Self-Driving Technology. Our friends from Cincinnati Bell captured some exciting new stuff, including a heated razor, laundry folding helper, futuristic vehicles, cool lighting, and Harley-Davidson's LiveWire motorcycle. 

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      Topics: Google Assistant, Google Home, CES, Consumer Electronics Show

      Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - 2019

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Jan 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

      Imagine an expo. A place where all sorts of different things and companies are on display in one space, over a set layout. Next, imagine all the coolest technology. Everything from wearable technology to robots and flying cars. Now, imagine walking around and seeing all the most exciting technology in one place, current
      and future facing. How cool is that?

      This awesome event exists, and is called the CES (Consumer Electronics Show). Since 1967, the Consumer Technology Association hosts this annual event in Las Vegas that “sets the Global Stage for Innovation”.

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      Topics: Consumer Electronics Show, CES, Cincinnati Bell

      Finding Your Perfect Holiday Playlist

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Dec 7, 2018 1:30:00 PM

      As Buddy the Elf proclaims, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!”

      What would the holiday season be without music? Even if we get slightly sick of those happy melodies that are constantly stuck in our heads by the end of the season, music truly sets the mood for the season (and real talk, you know you love it).

      Check out some of the awesome playlist options offered by a variety of streaming services, including Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora, that will truly put you in the holiday spirit.

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      Topics: Holiday, Cincinnati Bell, Connected Home, Sonos Speakers, Music

      Holiday Shopping with Cincinnati Bell

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Dec 3, 2018 3:00:00 PM

      Holiday shopping is here; trees, lights, everything drenched in red and green. Parking lots are crazy, Christmas tunes fill every space, and the spirit of giving
      is nestled in all of our hearts.

      Many people have their Christmas shopping rounds, popping from store to store to check off their lists. This year, let Cincinnati Bell take care of some of your holiday shopping needs!

      Check out these sweet Holiday gift ideas you can find at your local Cincinnati Bell:

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      Topics: Christmas, Shopping, Online, Cincinnati Bell, Holiday, Connected Home, CB Rewards, Amazon Prime

      Eleven Devices to Enhance Your Home Security this Holiday Season

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM

      The holidays bring sweet treats, joyful music, bright lights, and very often, travel. Traveling can mean anything; be going to see family in a different city, spending hours on hours out holiday shopping, or even just going to a party for a few hours.

      Although holiday travel generally means leaving home for an extended period of time, often to visit family or friends, keeping your home secure while you’re away is important no matter how long you will be gone.

      In today’s day and age, there are a plethora of options used to keep your home secure and protected. Many of these devices are easy to install and managed through your smartphone, so they’ll always be in the palm of your hand.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Connected Home, security

      12 Popular Shows on Netflix & Amazon Prime

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 2, 2018 4:00:00 PM

      The coming of cooler temperatures and winter months brings the continuous desire to cuddle up under a blanket and binge on TV shows. In addition to some great viewing options like movie packs and premium channels, monthly streaming services are another way to consume TV shows.

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      Topics: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Cincinnati Bell, TV, Fioptics Internet

      Cooking Made Easy With Alexa

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 1, 2018 4:30:00 PM

       She can tell us the weather, who won that sports game, set timers, play that on point playlist, and answer your most random questions.

      Did you know that Alexa can help you cook too? Our friends Ryan and Alex took on the challenge of cooking with Alexa to show us how easy it is, plus some other cool things Alexa can help with along the way.

      Check it out!


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      Topics: Connected Home, Cincinnati Bell, Amazon Alexa

      How Much Internet Speed Do You Need?

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Oct 23, 2018 2:00:00 PM

      When it comes to streaming, most people think of watching video. Using resources like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime TV are very popular ways to watch the hottest shows and enjoy some great movies. In addition to video, streaming is also used for gaming, audio, and social content.

      Essentially, streaming means there is a constant, steady flow of data transmitting over a network. This flow is what allows video, audio, and content to be received. With that being said, it is important to have enough Internet to support all the streaming and surfing you want to do. 

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      Topics: Fioptics Internet, Cincinnati Bell, Internet Speed

      Simple Devices for Starting Your Connected Home

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Oct 12, 2018 12:45:49 PM

      We live in the age of “connected homes”, where many appliances can now be controlled remotely with the tap of a screen or spoken to out loud. Connected home devices can mean everything from habit-learning thermostats to Wi-Fi controlled vacuums, plus a large variety of cameras, speakers, and virtual intelligence.

      It can be pretty challenging to figure out how to start building out your connected home, especially with so many options in the market. Whether it be a dorm, apartment, or house, finding something that will fit into your lifestyle without a stressful setup is important.

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      Topics: Connected Home, Cincinnati Bell

      15 Most Anticipated Fall TV Premieres

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Sep 12, 2018 5:00:00 PM

      Other than the welcomed return of Pumpkin Spice and flannel season, the cooling temperatures and changing of the leaves signifies the return of prime television season.

      After what has felt like a very long break from our favorite shows, anticipation rises as we prepare for the return of beloved characters and the introduction of new ones. I don’t know about you, but I am ready to get comfy with my favorite blanket, a cup of coffee, and the remote. Get your Fioptics TV and popcorn ready!

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Fioptics TV

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