Welcome to Granite State Communications’ Community Advisor! Here you will find Internet, Phone, and Community-related news and tips. PLUS you can submit your own Community News/Event info using our submission tool located on the right side of this page. Please read, watch, share – and check back regularly for updates. While you are here, feel free to browse the archived articles on the right. As always, we welcome your comments and questions.


FREE Featured Apps for June– These Three Are Well Worth a Look

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on June 17, 2019

Peak Use this challenging brain game app to stay sharp and work on specific skills. The built-in coach will ensure you make progress. Learn more... StickK Need help getting motivated to exercise or take a class? StickK offers tools to assist you in achieving any goal you choose. Learn more... Google Translate Great for foreign travel, Google Translate enab ...read more

An Interesting Look Back at the Internet

Posted in: Advisor Tips Announcements GSC News on June 10, 2019

How the internet grew to connect the globe in only 50 years. The internet has revolutionized the way we work, the way we play, even the way we shop. It might be hard to imagine a world without email, Netflix, or Amazon, but the internet — which makes all those things possible — is less than 50 years old. What follows is a brief history of how the internet started in a lab and grew to co ...read more

Be Safe with Dig Safe

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on May 31, 2019

Spring is here! Now’s the time to begin that building project you’ve been waiting to start. Before you do, remember to call Dig Safe® at 811. Dig Safe® is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with New Hampshire public utilities to clearly identify underground facilities throughout the state. Anyone wishing to complete excavation work (except in emergency situations) is requir ...read more

Using Twitter as a News Source

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on May 22, 2019

This social media giant is now a go-to site for getting the latest updates.  As social media becomes more prevalent, it's assuming some news functions that were previously the domain of traditional media including newspapers, radio, and TV. Twitter, in particular, is now known for its up-to-the-minute communication from reputable "breaking news" accounts, such as The Associated Press and ...read more

FREE Featured Apps for May – These Three Are Well Worth a Look

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on May 20, 2019

TravelStorys On your next natural or historical adventure, choose a tour, put on your headphones, and let TravelStorys be your guide. Learn more... Hiya This handy app provides an interface that tells you more about who's calling you than just a random phone number on your screen.  Learn more... NPR One Perfect for public radio nerds, NPR One helps you ...read more

What? Where? When? Why? Weather!

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on May 16, 2019

These forecasting resources keep you well prepared for tomorrow, next week, and beyond Given the impact of weather on our daily activities, moods, and clothing, it's no wonder so much attention is given to its prediction. The government, businesses, media, and technology companies all put significant effort into weather forecasting, and their work is especially vital when severe storms with poten ...read more

Online Learning is Smart at Any Age

Posted in: Advisor Tips Announcements GSC News on April 28, 2019

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." This inspiring quote from Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) points to the inherent value of learning throughout our lifetimes. While we sometimes associate learning with our school years spent in classrooms, in reality, most people are lifelong learners who gain skills and knowledge from a variety of sources. Pew Research Ce ...read more