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      Cincinnati Ranked #2 City for Nightlife in the Country

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Jan 30, 2019 2:30:00 PM

      Cincinnati is known for a lot of things. Chili-cheese coneys, flying pigs, and of course, Geotta. Cincinnati has the crosstown basketball game, Fiona at the zoo, King’s Island amusement park, and Findlay Market. When you think of Cincinnati, though, do you think of nightlife?

      When I think of cities with great nightlife, I think of cities like New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In the past, I haven’t included Cincinnati in the group of major night life cities. However, that is about to change. 

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Connect Cincinnati, Nightlife

      Top Time-Saving Apps for Families

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 30, 2019 12:30:00 PM

      Time is something we always want and need more of throughout the day. With a busy schedule, a full-time job, a family, all of your interests, distractions, and a million other little things, it’s hard to find extra time when you need it. Even just a few minutes can make a big difference. To try to make some extra time in my busy schedule, I use apps to keep my life simple and my day easy to manage. Whether you are looking for an app to help you save time on your morning commute, or an app to sync your connected home devices together, there is something for everyone.

      I don’t want to waste your time (pun intended) so we will get right to it. Here are 19 apps that will save you the time you deserve!

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      Topics: fastest internet in cincinnati, Fast Wi-Fi, Time-Saving Apps

      Best Original Shows to Stream on Netflix, Hulu & Amazon Prime

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 22, 2019 10:45:41 AM

      This time of year is perfect for streaming Netflix, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video. The cold air mixed with the short days makes a perfect combination for binge watching your favorite shows. Once I get the time to actually sit down and get comfortable, I am always asking myself “What do I want to watch?”  This starts a long process of me clicking through all the options and flipping back and forth from Netflix to Prime, Prime to Hulu, and Hulu back to Netflix. Sometimes it feels like it takes more time to look up a good show or movie to watch than it actually takes to watch the show.

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      Topics: Streaming, Netflix, Amazon Prime, 1 Gigabit Internet, Hulu

      Fitness Challenge - Connect Cincinnati

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Jan 17, 2019 1:00:00 PM

      How many of you have heard the phrase, “New Year, New you”? With a new year comes resolutions, of which the most popular one, year over year, is getting in shape. In preparation for this resolution, your friends Ryan & Alex from Cincinnati Bell’s Connect Cincinnati took on a 30-day fitness challenge to show you how you can work on your fitness this New Year.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Connect Cincinnati, fitness

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

      Why You Need 1 Gig

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 10, 2019 4:24:46 PM

      Let’s talk about 1 Gig. How much do you really know about 1 Gigabit Internet? You might be asking yourself; just how fast is gigabit Internet?

      1 Gbps (gigabit per second or 1024 megabits) is the fastest Internet connection available in Cincinnati, allowing you to access your favorite online content faster than ever before. With the rise in household streaming and gaming, number of handheld devices, and smart home devices, there is an ever-increasing need for speed. 1 Gbps is a breakthrough service that will dramatically change the way you connect and bring the world into your home. It’s the Internet experience of the now!

      Why do I need 1 Gigabit Internet?

      Now that we know a little bit about why 1 Gig matters, let’s talk about what you can do with 1 Gigabit speeds, and which trust me, is a lot. Here are just a few of the exciting features unique to these breathtaking speeds.

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      Topics: HighSpeed, Cincinnati Bell High speed Internet, 1 Gigabit Internet

      Family's Guide to Maximizing Your TV Package

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 10, 2019 1:47:17 PM

      Every family has their own unique TV tradition. For my family, we would record all of our shows we wanted to watch (like American Idol back in the mid 2000’s) and we would wait until all of our homework was finished and dinner was cleaned up before starting the show. After we were ready for bed, we would spend time on the couch, snuggled up in blankets, catching up on our favorite shows. My dad would always be so excited that we could fast forward through all of the commercials to get to the good parts. That tradition still holds true today. Every Sunday, my family gets together for dinner and afterwards, we pick the best movie to watch On Demand. Watching TV with your family is one of the best feelings, especially when you get into the groove of a comfortable routine.

      It’s important to get the most out of your TV Package so your family can enjoy watching TV together, whether it be at home or on-the-go. Check out this list of awesome features that will help you maximize your family TV time.

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      Topics: TV, Cincinnati Bell, Fioptics TV, TV Everywhere, TV Guide

      Google Assistant Ride at CES - You Do Not Want to Miss This

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 9, 2019 11:56:44 AM

      CES Day 1 is complete. Our friends left our hometown of Cincinnati and are currently at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. If you are reading this thinking “What is the CES Show?” then head over to our first blog, Consumer Electronic Show (CES) – 2019. In the blog we explain all the fun and exciting new technology that is coming to the convention this year.

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      Topics: Technology, CES, Google Assistant, Google Home

      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: Cincinnati Bell, Consumer Electronics Show, CES

      Best Expense Tracking and Budgeting Apps

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Jan 4, 2019 11:32:53 AM

      It’s a couple days after the New Year’s celebration and for a lot a people it’s the beginning of New Year’s resolution. A fresh new year is a perfect time to pick a personal goal that you want to achieve in 2019, and it’s important to pick a resolution that you will be able to stick with throughout the year.

      People resolve to focus on health and fitness, set new job related goals, stop a bad habit, get organized, work on relationships, and so much more. Other people (like me) make their personal goal a financial one. My goal is to save as much money as I can by tracking my expenses.

      If you are like me or just want to get organized in 2019, I have put together a list of the best expense tracking apps and programs to help you achieve a higher level of financial knowledge and readiness for the New Year.

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      Topics: Internet SafeGuard, Expense Tracker, New Year

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