Category: Equipment Guides

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Best Mesh Wi-Fi Systems and Routers 2020

by | Oct 9, 2020 | Equipment Guides

Mesh Wi-Fi systems can allow faster speeds and more consistent connections around the house. What does it take to get set up and which system is right for you? Our in-depth guide walks you through what you need to get started.

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2020’s Best Modem/Router Combos

by | Oct 9, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Featured

The Very Best Modem/Router Combos:
Motorola MG7700
ARRIS SURFboard SBG7580AC
NETGEAR Nighthawk C7000
NETGEAR C3700
Motorola MD1600

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Fastest Routers for Gigabit Internet

by | Oct 8, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Internet Speed Guides

If you want gigabit WiFi, you need a router that can support it. See our recommendations for the fastest gigabit routers for the best internet experience.

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ASUS RT-AC88U

Best Long-Range Routers 2020

by | Oct 8, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Internet Speed Guides

These powerful long-range routers and mesh networking systems will flood your entire home with reliable connectivity and Wi-Fi.

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Internet for Seniors

Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Seniors

by | Sep 23, 2020 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

Many providers offer discounts on internet for senior citizens. Read more about internet plans and discounts for senior citizens.

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What You Need to Install Fiber-Optic Internet

by | Aug 31, 2020 | Equipment Guides

If you’re considering moving to fiber-optic Internet but aren’t sure what to expect from the installation, read on to learn more about the process and benefits.

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Your Guide to Spectrum Internet Installation

by | Jul 27, 2020 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

Whether you’re in the market for a new Internet Service Provider (ISP) and considering Spectrum or you’ve already shopped around and made your choice, the next step is clear: ordering your service and installing it. We’ll walk you through the process of both self-installation and professional installation of Spectrum service. We’ll also talk about equipment and whether you’re better off renting from Spectrum or buying your own.

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Best Routers for Security

Best Routers for Security 2020

by | Jul 8, 2020 | Equipment Guides

When it comes to routers, security is one of the top considerations. We compare the top routers for security this year and let you decide which one is the best for your needs.

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Self-Install or Go Pro? Your Guide to Xfinity Installation

by | Jun 29, 2020 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

Ease of installation is an important factor to consider when choosing an internet service provider (ISP). Whether you’ve already settled on Xfinity and need help with your installation or you just want to see how its installation process compares to other ISPs, we’re here to show you how it’s done.

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Best Wi-Fi Routers for Streaming 2020

by | Jun 29, 2020 | Equipment Guides

Most modern routers can handle video streaming. But if you’re looking for the absolute best for your 4K streaming experience, we recommend the Linksys EA8300 Max-Stream router.

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Powerline Network Adapters

Best Powerline Network Adapters for Your Home

by | Jun 25, 2020 | Equipment Guides

Most powerline network adapters on the market look the same and have many of the same features, so how do you choose? We’ve done the research for you.

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Gigabit Switch vs. Router

Best Gigabit Ethernet Switches

by | Jun 22, 2020 | Equipment Guides, FAQ

Find the best Ethernet switches to deliver gigabit speeds for your streaming, gaming, or other personal networking use. Browse the top Ethernet switches.

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