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How to Factory Reset Your Router

by | May 30, 2023 | How-To, Technology

Give yourself a fresh start without having to buy a new router

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7 Signs of a Hacked Router and How to Fix It

by | May 26, 2023 | How-To, Internet Speed Guides

See if you have a hacked router and learn how to safeguard your data and devices against future attacks.

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How to Set Up Your Internet

by | May 25, 2023 | How-To

A step-by-step guide to setting up a new internet service.

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7 Ways to Secure Your Home Network

by | May 24, 2023 | FAQ, How-To

Keep your internet connection safe with our guide on how to secure your router from hackers.

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How To Use the Internet While the Power Is Out

by | May 18, 2023 | How-To

Learn the different ways you can get online during a power outage.

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How to Enable or Disable a Firewall on Windows and Mac

by | May 18, 2023 | How-To, Technology

Learn how to enable or disable the firewall on any Windows PC, Mac desktop, or MacBook.

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The 6 Best Apps for Making Internet Calls 2023

by | May 18, 2023 | FAQ, How-To

Google Voice is the best service for calling landlines and mobile phone numbers from the internet—especially...

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How to Update Your Router’s Firmware

by | May 17, 2023 | How-To

Updating your router’s firmware is easy. We show you how across multiple brands.

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How Often Should You Reboot Your Router?

by | Feb 14, 2023 | Equipment Guides, How-To

There’s no definitive rule for how often you should reboot your router or wireless gateway. Ideally,...

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Should You Rent or Buy Your Modem and Router?

by | Feb 9, 2023 | Equipment Guides, How-To

You should rent a modem or router (or both) from your internet provider if you want...

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How to Use Apple’s Parental Controls on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

by | Jan 20, 2023 | Equipment Guides, How-To

Apple provides built-in parental controls to help keep your kids safe online and offline when using an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Here’s how to use these tools.

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