How to Choose the Best Internet service for Your Lifestyle

Posted by Safelink on Jun 15, 2017 11:13:42 AM


One of the hardest parts of choosing your home internet service is balancing your budget with your needs. And in the world of internet, it can be difficult to understand what you're looking at. Am I getting a good deal? Do I need faster internet? How many Megabits per second do I need? What's a Megabit?

Don't worry—we can help. This short guide will get you started on some home internet basics, including some of the most common terms and what to expect when you sign up for internet service. As always, you can call us anytime for answers to your burning questions—even if you feel like you should already know the answer. We're happy to help!

6 ways to protect your family from internet dangers

Posted by Safelink on Apr 14, 2017 5:24:51 PM


Your family is the most important part of your life and you would do anything to keep them safe. The news broadcasts terrible atrocities constantly, clearly defining the horrible place this world can sometime be. Gathering your children safe and sound within the walls of your home is a very comforting thing as a parent.

But what if the dangers of the world can be just as easily accessed within your house? As your child gets older, you may be surprised how easily they understand the Internet and how web savvy they quickly become. What we learned how to do at an older age, our kids are learning how to do as little children and technology comes as second nature to them.

5 Ways the Internet Drastically changed Our Lives

Posted by Safelink on Mar 8, 2017 2:03:00 PM


Adults today remember what life was like before Internet, it’s hard to imagine life without Internet.  Today’s children will never know that life and how greatly impacted our culture has been.  

You know this is true when suddenly your wifi goes out or you’re somewhere without a signal. It’s as if a great handicap has been placed upon you, like someone cut off one of your appendages. How did we get along without it before? There was no GPS, we had bulky road atlases. We didn’t have Pinterest or to find recipes, instead we had dozens of cookbooks cluttering our kitchen. And finding information on specific topics? You went to the library and shuffled through the card catalog and the Dewey decimal system.

Don’t You Have a Paper to Write?

Posted by Safelink on Feb 6, 2017 9:19:00 PM


The digital clock of the microwave glares at you from across the kitchen. One hour left, it nags. You sigh, staring at the blank screen in front of you. Your motivation dries up like a piece of bread left out for too long.

Perhaps something online will get your creative juices flowing again to finish up that assignment. You look at your aunt’s French vacation pictures on Facebook, which reminds you—you need to book that flight to visit your parents this summer. But you can’t buy the first fare you see, that would be crazy. So you surf a few sites to find the best deal, and soon you’re on the website of a fancy resort hotel in the Bahamas trying to decide if an all-inclusive vacation counts as a good reason to dip into your savings account. Just as you’re logging into your bank’s website, you glance at the clock and realize there’s only five minutes left before the deadline.

That Computer is More Dangerous Than You Think

Posted by Safelink on Jan 9, 2017 3:15:00 PM


If we asked you to make a list of the riskiest professions, you might start with ideas like stunt double, tiger trainer, mountain bike racer, or secret agent. Customer service representative, secretary, and IT professional probably wouldn’t even enter your mind. While all of the adrenaline-fueled jobs on your hypothetical list are pretty risky, you may be underestimating the risk that office workers take every time they sit down in front of their computers.

Surfing Safely: WiFi Security Tips at Home and Abroad

Posted by Safelink on Dec 14, 2016 9:30:00 AM


It’s easy to open up your Internet browser, access your favorite sites, and forget about the rest of the world for a while. After all, the kids are at school—you’re alone right? Maybe not. While that computer screen may seem private, you never know whose invisible eyes could be looking at the same time. No, there’s not an invisible man staring over your shoulder. We’re talking about digital eyes. To protect yourself and your information from unwelcome observers, we have a few words of advice.