Category: Technology

Is Net Neutrality Hurting Broadband Investment?

by | Nov 6, 2018 | Technology | 0 

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 | 0 

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 | 2 

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 | 0 

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 | 3 

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 | 1 

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 | 0 

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

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Home Automation: Your Guide to Smart Lightbulbs and Controls

by | Mar 7, 2017 | Technology | 0 

Most people purchase smart lightbulbs and switches for one of three reasons: energy efficiency, security, or…

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2017’s Best Wi-Fi Extenders – How to Boost Your Wi-Fi

by | Feb 10, 2017 | Equipment Guides, Technology | 0 

If you own a two-story condo or sprawling ranch house, you’ve likely experienced dead zones. Dead…

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Kickstart Your Kitchen: 6 Smart Gadgets That’ll Transform Thanksgiving

by | Nov 14, 2016 | Technology | 0 

Technology is making it easier to bring a Thanksgiving meal to your table, one smart gadget…

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Google Pivots from Fiber to 5G

by | Aug 17, 2016 | Technology | 0 

Alphabet puts Google Fiber development on hold in several cities to explore wireless alternatives   Feel…

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The Basics of Fiber Internet

by | Mar 1, 2016 | Brand Guides, Technology | 2 

From DSL to cable to fiber, Internet subscribers are faced with seemingly endless choices when it…

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