Category: Technology

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How to Find Wi-Fi Hotspots

by | Sep 18, 2019 | FAQ, Featured, Technology

It’s hard to get anything done in today’s world without an internet connection. Fortunately, free public...

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5 Reasons to Use a VPN

by | Aug 23, 2019 | Equipment Guides, Technology

For many folks, VPNs—also known as Virtual Private Networks—sound like something you only need if you’re...

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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...

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Best Apple Laptops

by | Jul 11, 2019 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Which laptop is king of the Mac pack? Best overallBest for studentsBest for creative prosBest for...

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Is Net Neutrality Hurting Broadband Investment?

by | Nov 6, 2018 | Technology

Although the Federal Communication Commission’s implementation of Net Neutrality has earned a largely positive response, some…

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The Best Wireless Speakers of 2018

by | Jul 23, 2018 | Equipment Guides, Technology

The Best Wireless & Bluetooth Speakers:
– UE Boom 2: Best Overall
– Bang and Olufsen Beoplay P2: Best Portable Speaker
– UE Wonderboom: Best Waterproof Speaker
– Amazon Echo: Best Smart Speaker
– Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless: Best-Sounding Speaker

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Best Gigabit Ethernet Switches

by | Jun 20, 2018 | Equipment Guides, FAQ, Technology

Ethernet switches are essentially a way to create more wired connections for your home network, while routers connect your home to the main internet network. The top 4 gigabit ethernet switches to boost your internet are:
NETGEAR Nighthawk S8000
TP-Link 24-Port
TP-Link 8-Port
TP-Link 5-Port

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Best Powerline Network Adapters for Your Home

by | Jan 17, 2018 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Some rooms miss out on the wireless connectivity entirely, and in others, small, handheld devices connect well, but the PS4 or DVR struggles. Powerline network adapters may be the solution for you. They use existing electrical wires to deliver high-speed, always-on connectivity throughout the home.

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What is the difference between satellite, DSL, cable, and fiber internet?

by | Nov 22, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Technology

Whether it’s cable, DSL, fiber, or satellite, each type of service comes with its own pros and cons. Cable internet and DSL are easy to find but may have low bandwidth; fiber internet is very fast but rare and expensive; and satellite internet is everywhere but notorious for lag.

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2017’s Best Modems for Gigabit Internet

by | Mar 24, 2017 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Jump to: Top 3 Modems | How much speed you need | What is gigabit? | Modem...

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Roku: Channels and Devices Worth Paying For

by | Mar 20, 2017 | Equipment Guides, Technology

If you stream movies, TV shows, or games, you’re definitely not alone. More and more people—particularly…

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