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AVG Antivirus Review 2020 – Is It Any Good?

Antivirus protection is an essential service for anyone with an active digital presence. If you have a computer, you should have an antivirus program; it’s as simple as that. And no, we’re not talking about the one that comes pre-installed on some Windows systems, which simply doesn’t stack up. There is a wide array of […]

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Can I Get Wireless Internet in My Semi Truck?

Modern technology is changing the world, and the trucking industry is no exception. In the past, drivers had to deal with unreliable radios and payphones to communicate with their employers, fellow drivers, family, and friends. These methods were inconvenient, fickle, and often unsuccessful. Now, wireless Internet is revolutionizing communication for drivers. With their mobile devices, […]

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Glossary of Broadband Terms

Even though we may not understand it, broadband Internet is essential to modern life. It allows us to access websites, social media, streaming platforms, and other Internet-based programs quickly and conveniently. But dealing with the technical aspects of broadband is overwhelming and confusing, especially when you don’t know the lingo. Keep reading to get the […]

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What Is a DSL Filter? How Does It Work?

What is a DSL filter, and how does it work? If you have a DSL internet connection, you might need to use a DSL filter to improve your internet connection. A DSL filter is a small device used to strengthen and improve the internet connection you get from DSL – Digital Subscriber Line. DSL internet […]

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What Is COX’s Panoramic WiFi? How Does It Work?

COX’s Panoramic WiFi is a great way to ensure you get a reliable wireless internet connection through the whole house, even in areas far away from your modem. But what is Cox’s Panoramic WiFi, and how does it work? The Panoramic WiFi by COX Communications is a two-in-one modem/router Gateway that provides a wireless internet […]

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Why Does My Router Keep Going Out? How Do I Fix It?

If your router is causing you trouble, you don’t have to settle for unreliable internet. It’s time to reevaluate your router set up, go through some troubleshooting, and make the most out of your internet signal. Many router issues don’t require a technician for these common issues, so no more worrying about bringing someone into […]

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Security Best Practices When Working from Home

A study estimated that roughly 75 percent of the healthcare industry’s online information is infected with malware. That includes 700 organizations and that’s in just one sector alone. During the COVID-19 pandemic, people all over the world had to adjust to working remotely. Even after quarantine is long gone, more and more employees are working […]

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How to Cancel DISH Network

DISH Network is one of an extensive list of home entertainment choices available today. In a wireless world, a satellite dish attached to your roof may seem antiquated. Because of this, many people may be thinking about canceling their DISH Network service. The steps to do so may seem simple, but there are many things […]

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How To Cancel Verizon Fios Internet

If you are considering canceling your Verizon FiOS internet service, there are a few things to consider before you pull the trigger. Perhaps your decision is fueled by a less-than-satisfactory customer service experience, or maybe it has been building over time due to rising prices. Whatever your reason for canceling Verizon’s FiOS internet service, it […]

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How to Cancel Frontier Internet

Internet services change constantly. From the prices to the quality of service to the policies that affect customer satisfaction, we users are subject to many factors that may make us want to cancel our current service or adopt a new one. However, getting out of an internet contract is not always easy, and many of […]

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How to Cancel AT&T Internet

Trying to cancel your AT&T internet seems simple enough. Send an email or make a call and say you want to cancel. It turns out that the process is not nearly that simple. There are several factors to consider before starting the process. Here we will walk you through the steps. We will also address […]

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How to Cancel Cox Internet

Though we all rely on it, getting the internet to your home in a way that fits your needs and budget can be trying at times. On top of that, it’s not at all uncommon for people to get stuck with hidden charges, extra fees, and other costs lurking in the fine print of that […]

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How Does Cable Internet Work?

Cable internet service uses existing cable television networks to deliver data to households across the globe. There is plenty of bandwidth on the existing cables to deliver both television and internet signals to users, which make it very accessible. Coaxial cables are also made from durable materials so they will last a long time with […]

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How Does DSL Internet Work?

Most of us take the internet for granted because it’s become something we use and need every day. The world is transitioning online, which means that we all use the internet, whether it’s for leisure or business. Most internet users are only familiar with wireless internet or Wifi, but it’s not the only type available. […]

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How Does Satellite Internet Work?

Satellite internet is a wireless connection that uses satellite dishes. You need at least one where the provider is located, one in space as well as one on your property. Satellite internet transmits and receives data from a small satellite dish on Earth. Satellite internet is ideal for internet users in rural areas who may […]

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What Happened to Euclid Analytics?

In today’s world, technology seems to be growing exponentially. It exists at the center of our lives in so many ways. For years, businesses have diligently tried to understand consumer needs. They strove to know what we wanted before we even knew we wanted it. Small businesses wasted countless hours and money trying to guess […]

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What Happened to Luma WiFi?

Luma WiFi promised to change the way users created wireless networks in their homes. They wanted to offer a more affordable service that was easy to install. Luma included a host of features that were the preview of much bigger business systems. Luma offered an alternative to costly and inconvenient home network upgrades. They did […]

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What Happened to theGlobe.com?

Facebook wasn’t the first social media site. There were actually many different sites that came and went before Facebook. None of them showed lasting abilities like Facebook and Twitter, but they did make a splash in their time. One of the earliest social media sites was theGlobe.com. Two college students started it in the late […]

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What Are Mbps and How Many Do I Need?

Megabits per second (Mbps) is a term used to measure internet speed. In the digital world, where 400 billion internet users are continually streaming, browsing, and downloading, speed is pretty important. Not all internet connections are created equal. The service provider, type of internet, and your package play a significant role in determining how much […]

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Which US States Have The Best and Worst Internet?

Internet access is not equal across the US. The type and quality of Internet access varies significantly by location. Some US states enjoy what’s among the fastest and most reliable Internet in the world. However, that’s far from the norm. Over 24 million Americans still don’t have broadband Internet at home. What states deliver the […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do with WiFi

Having WiFi in your home has become standard in most American homes, and sharing your WiFi password with guests is another frequent occurrence. Despite our familiarity with this technology, here are eight things you didn’t know you can do with WiFi that might surprise you. Once you know all of the ways that WiFi can improve your […]

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Where Should I Put My Router?

When setting up my home office, I ran into the problem of where should I put my router? I needed to have a quiet workspace. However, I also needed the best Wi-Fi capability possible. As it turns out, I learned that you couldn’t stick your router any old place and call it good. Let’s take […]

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Is Your ISP Throttling Your Data?

I work online. I know that right after school lets out in my area until early evening, my internet is just horrible. As a consequence, I try to get my work done before these supposedly “high traffic” times. But what if too many users were not the issue? What if my internet service provider was […]

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What Is The Internet of Things? (IoT)

If you are GenX, you probably remember watching the cartoon The Jetsons on Saturday morning. If you weren’t so lucky, The Jetsons were a futuristic family of 4, plus Astro the dog, that lived in a completely automated home, with their robot housekeeper Rosie. Every morning, George Jetson would be flung from the bed and […]

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What Are The Best Internet Options For an RV?

The joy of digital nomadism is that you can work from anyway, provided you have adequate internet service. So theoretically, working in your recreational vehicle while you cross the country is possible, even if you work online. The trick is discovering what are the best internet options for an RV so that you can stay […]

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Does Bad Weather Affect Broadband Internet?

If you’re having connection issues when trying to use your internet during lousy weather, you may be tempted to blame the rain or snow. But does bad weather affect broadband internet that much? We’ll examine how this service works to figure out if the elements are really your enemy or just a coincidence. How Broadband […]

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A Brief History of the Evolution of WiFi

Many of the devices that we use every day are WiFi capable, and a brief history of the evolution of WiFi shows how this technology is integral to our lives. WiFi may have modest roots, but the number of patents involved, and the performance improvements have transformed it into a staple technology that is capable […]

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What Is USTelecom’s Broadband Mapping Initiative?

The country’s overall economic health directly connects to the availability of broadband internet. Fast, dependable internet leads to increased employment, business investment, and educational opportunities. While the federal government remains committed to improving internet access for all Americans, achieving that goal is no simple task. Assessment is the first step towards infrastructure improvement. Experts have […]

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What Happened to Google Fiber?

For many years, Google Fiber was celebrated as the Next Big Thing. This new, fast and inexpensive way to get online seemed like a cure for slow, expensive ISPs like cable companies. While only about a dozen cities actually had Google Fiber, seemingly every city in the country wanted to be the next one chosen. […]

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Why Is My Internet So Slow At Night?

When using the internet, you expect instant gratification. Especially in the advent of super-fast connections and ubiquitous wi-fi coverage, anything less than internet served up at a breakneck pace is hard to stomach. Internet service providers (ISPs) know these facts as well as anyone else. So, why does the internet tend to run slower at […]

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How Do You Switch to Another Broadband Provider?

Are you unhappy with your current Internet Service Provider? Well, you’re not alone, as customer satisfaction with ISPs drops year after year. While you’ll always need internet, you don’t need to stick with your current provider – especially if your current ISP isn’t delivering the goods. Interested in exploring your options? Ready to switch to […]

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The Right Way Negotiate A Lower Internet Bill

If you’ve ever had an internet subscription, you already know the games that your internet service provider (ISP) is going to play. You’ll start your service at a low introductory rate. Then they raise the rate on you. Often the ISP will raise your rate without telling you. You’ll be left to discover your higher […]

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What Is Fiber Optic Internet And How Does It Work?

Fiber optics are all the rage these days. ISPs everywhere are laying fiber optic lines which they claim will provide superior speeds and reliability at a low cost. Unless you’re an engineer, you probably don’t know much about fiber optic cables. While you don’t need to understand how the fiber optic cables work to take […]

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Should I Rent Or Buy My Modem?

If you’ve ever signed a deal with an internet service provider (ISP), you know that they ask you to pick between renting a modem from the ISP or buying it. Especially for internet users who aren’t tech-savvy, choosing between purchasing a modem and renting one can be confusing. The ISP knows exactly what kind of […]

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DSL vs. Cable vs. Fiber vs. Satellite

You shouldn’t have to think about your internet service. Instead, the internet in your home or business should just work like it’s supposed to. That means a steady connection, high speeds and no unexpected problems. Finding the right type of internet service can be confusing – but we’re here to help. Your complete guide to […]

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