Author: Kaz Weida

The Safest (and Most Dangerous) States for Online Dating

The Best Places to Find Your Virtual Valentine Whether you’re swiping right on Tinder or verifying if there really are Plenty of Fish in the sea, online dating has become the way to snag your perfect partner. However, after perusing hundreds of carefully curated profiles, you’ll begin to suspect that not everyone is who they seem to be. (And they aren’t.) So what can you do to ensure your online dating life doesn’t end in disaster? Well, you can start with where you live. According to our research, some parts of the country are safer than others for online dating. Where are these coveted...

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The Fastest Internet Providers of 2017

Fast internet is a hot commodity these days, but for many customers it’s frustratingly out of reach. While speeds are stretching into gigabit territory in many cities, and most of the suburbs have speedy cable connections, rural areas are still lagging behind. As technology advances, speedier internet will become more commonplace, but until then we’ll all have to make do with what we can get. If you’re scouting out the quickest internet service provider in your neck of the woods, we can help. We’ve crunched the numbers on available speeds throughout the United States to determine which providers offer...

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2017’s Best Modems for Gigabit Internet

The days of dial-up are long gone for most Americans as faster internet speeds become ubiquitous. Recent innovation has focused on developing fiber networks that deliver gigabit speeds to major metro areas, powering a vast internet of things. However, as higher-speed connections become more commonplace, new challenges arise, including developing the right equipment to optimize those speeds. Because gigabit technology is fairly new and not widely available, many of the fancy options for modems and routers that you see don’t support higher speeds— but that’s beginning to change. Enter the modern modem: it’s tooled to package data efficiently and...

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What Is Your State Searching for on St. Patrick’s Day?

We didn’t need the luck of the Irish to find an answer—just Google. St. Patrick’s Day is intended to be a celebration of all things Irish, an homage to one of the largest immigrant groups in America whose heritage deeply influences many cities. But does America really get the significance of St. Patty’s Day? Or is it just an excuse to wear green and prattle on about leprechauns and lucky shamrocks? The team at HighSpeedInternet.com delved into the search data to discover what different states focus on during this cultural holiday. The verdict? America is thirsty—very, very thirsty. We’re...

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Most Popular Dating Site by State (MAP)

Which Online Love Connection is Your State Falling for? Love is in the air and it’s apparent online, where an increasing number of singles find their next date virtually. Cupid’s arrows hit the target in online dating apps, which have seen triple the users in recent years. At highspeedinternet.com, we wanted to speculate about which platforms get used most often to find partners in each state, and if any patterns emerged in our collective search for the perfect match. What did our quest for dating data uncover? Niche apps that focus on demographic factors like religion, gender, or lifestyle...

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