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Two To View – A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss

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Music By Birds On The Wires
What would it sound like if birds on the wires were viewed as notes in a musical composition? Watch this to find out.
  Toddler Plays With Gorilla
Apparently the peek-a-boo game is familiar to gorillas, as this little boy found out to his delight while visiting the zoo.


Whidbey Telecom News - New Online Whale Camera

In cooperation with the great folks at Village Pizzeria, we've placed a new HD webcam overlooking the Saratoga Passage. Watch live 24-hour views right off the shore in Langley and possibly catch a glimpse of our resident orcas or migrant gray whales.

In addition, you can view a quick recap of yesterday's video feed with a 4 minute time-lapse compilation video of snapshots taken every 15 seconds.

Our new live whale camera can found here: whidbeytv.com/WhaleCam


Featured Apps – These Three Are Well Worth A Look

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Venmo
Need to split the check at a restaurant or pay your share of a group gift for a friend? Pay almost anyone instantly and securely with Venmo.

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Scrabble
It's America's favorite word game, and this app lets you play Scrabble with friends on Facebook or play solo against the computer.

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Houzz
Planning a home improvement project? Here's a handy way to get inspired, browse through photos, and connect with professionals.

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Scam Alert - Beware of Facebook Friend Request Scams

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Go Pinterest-ing! – Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards

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Have A Ball With
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Bowl Them Over
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Good-Looking
Halloween Donuts

You haven't started pinning on Pinterest yet and you want to get started? If so, click here.


Sites Of The Month – Great Sites To Check Out In October

Time To Study College Rankings
colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges – If someone in your family will be college bound in the coming year or two, be sure to study this annual ranking of colleges and universities from U.S. News & World Report. You'll also find college advice for students and parents as well as tips on applications, loans, and more.
Fun And Flexible Photo Editing
picmonkey.com – With PicMonkey, you can easily edit and touch up photos, or develop your own photo designs. Give your photos a makeover with Wrinkle Remover and Teeth Whitening, try fun special effects to create unique photo images, or use the collage tool for a cool new Facebook cover.
Winning Tailgating Recipes
foodnetwork.com/holidays-and-parties/packages/tailgating/food-networks-top-50-tailgating-recipes.html – The chefs at Food Network have teamed up to bring you the Top 50 Tailgating Recipes. You'll score big with friends and family on game days with dishes including Charleston Cheese Dip, Three Cheese and Artichoke Scones, and Charred Corn Guacamole with Corn Chips.
Set The Scene For Halloween
hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/handmade/our-55-favorite-halloween-decorating-ideas-pictures – Don't be spooked at the prospect of decorating your home for Halloween! The folks at HGTV have done the work for you with this gallery of ghoulish ideas for inside and out. From cleverly decorated pumpkins to ghostly curtains and slipcovers, you're sure to scare up compliments.


Short Tutorial / FAQ – What Does the Term "Ping Rate" Mean?

Question: I've seen the term "ping rate" mentioned in online video games but I'm not sure what it means? Can you fill me in?

Answer: Ping rate is simply the delay of messages sent between computers; in other words, how fast you get a response after you've sent out a request. Ping rates will vary based on the quality of your Internet connection and the distance between the server and your computer. Ping is measured in milliseconds, and you can check yours at sites including www.speedtest.net. A fast ping means a more responsive connection, which is especially important in applications where timing is critical such as online video games.





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