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What Cables Do I Need to Connect My Router to My Computer?

by | Aug 25, 2020 | FAQ

If you’re setting up your own router or trying to fix an issue with your network, there’s a lot to learn about what cables you’ll need and how to use them.

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What Is 6G Internet and What Will It Look Like?

by | Aug 19, 2020 | Brand Guides

Now that devices using 5G networks are becoming widespread, let’s look ahead at 6g internet.

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Best Mobile Hotspots 2020

by | Aug 19, 2020 | Brand Guides

While many phones can become a mobile hotspot for your other devices, having a dedicated mobile hotspot can save your mobile data and keep you connected.

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Best Cheap Internet Plans 2020

by | Aug 19, 2020 | Brand Guides

Compare the best cheap internet providers and get affordable home internet from the top providers. Our comprehensive guide walks you through the best way to get cheap home internet.

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HBO vs. HBO Max: Which One Should You Get?

by and | Aug 18, 2020 | Streaming Guides

With HBO Max’s debut at the end of May 2020, we build a guide with everything you need to know about the new service and how it compares to other HBO on-demand services.

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Best Mesh Wi-Fi Systems and Routers 2020

by | Aug 12, 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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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Students

by | Aug 11, 2020 | Brand Guides

In addition to a wide range of public programs that help students stay connected, many ISPs offer their own programs designed to help students. Check out programs from Xfinity, Spectrum, Mediacom, and Frontier.

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Improve Your Wi-Fi Speed in 10 Simple Steps

by | Aug 5, 2020 | Internet Speed Guides

In our world of instant connections, no one likes slow Wi-Fi. If your home network is acting sluggish, try these 10 simple steps to get faster Wi-Fi.

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This Is Where You’re Most Likely to Be Catfished in the USA in 2020

This Is Where You’re Most Likely to Be Catfished in the USA in 2020

by | Aug 3, 2020 | Industry Exclusive/Entertainment

Which states have the biggest problems with catfishing? We looked at FBI and Census data to determine your likelihood of being scammed.

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Xfinity vs. Spectrum

by | Jul 30, 2020 | Brand Guides, Provider Comparisons (Versus)

Choose Xfinity for wide availability and some of the fastest speeds on the market. Choose Spectrum for a good customer experience and unlimited data.

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Spectrum vs. Frontier

by | Jul 28, 2020 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

If it’s Spectrum vs. Frontier FiOS, go with Frontier. Frontier’s fiber-optic internet offers speeds fast enough for any home, and the 50/50 and 500/500 plans are a great value.

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Verizon Fios Home Internet vs. Spectrum

by | Jul 28, 2020 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

If you live in an area where Verizon Fios is available, we recommend it thanks to its fast upload and download speeds. While gamers will prefer Verizon Fios, Spectrum’s 100 Mbps plan is a cost-effective choice for avid video streamers.

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Satellite 15–25 Mbps
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Fixed-wireless 20–30 Mbps 1,000 Mbps Learn more