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Kevin Parrish

Kevin Parrish has more than a decade of experience working as a writer, editor, and product tester. He began writing about computer hardware and soon branched out to other devices and services such as networking equipment, phones and tablets, game consoles, and other internet-connected devices. His work has appeared in Tom’s Hardware, Tom's Guide, Maximum PC, Digital Trends, Android Authority, How-To Geek, Lifewire, and others. At HighSpeedInternet.com, he focuses on internet security.

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Cable vs. Fiber: Which Internet Type Is Right for You?

by | Oct 21, 2021 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

Both fiber and cable internet are common types of broadband internet, but which connection is right for you?

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The 5 Best Ethernet Cables of 2021

by | Oct 20, 2021 | Equipment Guides, Gaming, Internet Speed Guides

Best overall DbillionDa CAT 8 Gold-plated connectors Quadruple shielding UV resistance $7.99–$69.99 See on Amazon Read...

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What Is a Modem and Why You Need One to Get Internet

by | Oct 19, 2021 | FAQ

Find out what brings your internet connection into your home or office.

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Xfinity vs. Frontier: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Oct 18, 2021 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

Choose Xfinity for consistently fast speeds and wide availability. Choose Frontier for affordable bundles and fast fiber upload speeds.

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Verizon vs. Spectrum: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Oct 18, 2021 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

If you live in an area where Verizon Fios is available, we recommend it thanks to its fast upload and download speeds. While gamers will prefer Verizon Fios, Spectrum’s 100 Mbps plan is a cost-effective choice for avid video streamers.

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7 Signs Your Router Was Hacked and How to Fix It

by | Oct 1, 2021 | How-To, Internet Speed Guides

You’ll always have internet connection issues, whether it’s due to the weather, problems on your provider’s...

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Survey: 80% of Americans Don’t Know How the Internet Works

by | Sep 27, 2021 | Industry Exclusive/Entertainment

We surveyed 1,000 Americans on their internet knowledge—here’s what we found. So, how does the internet...

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Are There Programs Available to Help Make Internet Service More Affordable?

by | Sep 21, 2021 | FAQ

Find out about available government assistance programs, income based programs and ISP low income family plans to help make internet service more affordable.

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Ethernet vs. Wi-Fi: Is It Really Better to Go Wireless?

by | Sep 20, 2021 | Equipment Guides, Gaming

Choosing wireless over wired squarely depends on what you need from an internet connection. If you...

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How Much Speed Do I Need for Online Gaming?

by | Sep 19, 2021 | Brand Guides, Gaming, Internet Speed Guides

The internet speed requirements you need for:

Xbox One
PlayStation 4
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U
Online gaming on a PC/Mac
| Test your current internet speed
Lag time/latency
Wi-Fi needs

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Improve Your Wi-Fi Speed in 10 Simple Steps

by | Sep 19, 2021 | Internet Speed Guides

In our world of instant connections, no one likes slow Wi-Fi. If your home network is acting sluggish, try these 10 simple steps to get faster Wi-Fi.

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