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Dave Schafer

Dave has written professionally for tech companies and consumer technology sites for nearly five years, with a special focus on TV and internet. He uses his industry expertise to help readers at get the most out of their services. No matter the project, he prefers his coffee black (the stronger, the better).

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How to Find Free Public Wi-Fi Hotspots

by and | Apr 30, 2024 | FAQ, Technology

It’s hard to get anything done in today’s world without an internet connection. Fortunately, free public Wi-Fi has been popping up all over the country, saving us all from draining our data plans. Known as hotspots, these helpful connections make getting Wi-Fi access on the go easy. But how exactly does a hotspot work? And how can you find one near you?

Netflix vs. Hulu

by | Mar 14, 2024 | Brand Guides, Provider Comparisons (Versus), Streaming Guides

Netflix is the original streaming king, but can it keep Hulu from stealing the crown? Jump...

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Best Firewall Routers

by and | Dec 20, 2023 | Equipment Guides

Best overall NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 Price: $303.11 7,200 Max throughput 6 Ethernet ports View on Amazon...

Netflix vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which Is Better?

by | Oct 24, 2023 | Provider Comparisons (Versus), Streaming Guides

We compared pricing, features, and content, and streaming quality for Netflix and Amazon Prime to help you decide which of these streaming titans you should go with.

Hulu with Live TV vs. PlayStation Vue

by | Oct 13, 2023 | Provider Comparisons (Versus), Streaming Guides

Hulu with Live TV brings the originals, but does it beat out PlayStation Vue’s live channels?...

Max vs. Netflix

by and | Oct 10, 2023 | Provider Comparisons (Versus), Streaming Guides

Max or Netflix: Which is better? Both have powerhouse originals and on-demand streaming, but it depends...

HBO vs. Max: Which One Should You Get?

by and | Aug 18, 2020 | Streaming Guides

With HBO Max’s debut at the end of May 2020, we build a guide with everything you need to know about the new service and how it compares to other HBO on-demand services.

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Best Wireless Mice 2020

by | Jan 8, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Find your way to clicking bliss. Best OverallBest Wireless Gaming MouseBest Wireless Mouse under $20Best Portable...

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Best Laptops for 2020: Upgrade with Our Advice

by | Jan 6, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Best Overall LaptopBest Apple LaptopBest Affordable LaptopBest Gaming LaptopDell XPS 13MacBook ProASUS Chromebook FlipMSI GS65 Stealth...

The Most Popular Netflix Shows in 2019
The Most Popular Netflix Show in Each State for 2019

by | Dec 16, 2019 | Industry Exclusive/Entertainment

Find out if you watched your state’s most popular Netflix show in 2019.

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Internet of Things and Cloud Computing: What You Need to Know

by | Jul 26, 2019 | FAQ, Featured, Technology

The Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing are two of the biggest tech buzzwords of...

Cox vs. Frontier

by | Jul 17, 2019 | Brand Guides, Provider Comparisons (Versus), Provider Reviews

Choose Frontier for more options. Frontier offers two types of internet: DSL and fiber. While availability for the latter varies, you’ll find Frontier’s DSL (High-Speed Internet) in many states. Its fiber offering is not as widely available, but the service area could expand as Frontier continues to grow its network. Choose Cox for reliable internet. Cox sells cable internet, which offers reliable speeds designed for streaming and gaming. The company provides a connection you can depend on, with fewer outages and latency issues.