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Is broadband access a public health issue?
Is broadband access a public health issue?
Ari Howard

Unknown to many, universal digital literacy is one of the most important preventative healthcare steps our society can take.

Best gigabit modems of 2022 compared
Best gigabit modems of 2022 compared
John Schmidt

The best gigabit modems When you partner a good gigabit modem with one of our picks for the best high-speed internet providers, you can significantly boost your internet speed. A gigabit modem is a type of router that uses new technology to increase your internet speeds somewhere between 1-10 gigabits per second. If you are […]

Where to donate and recycle used electronics
Where to donate and recycle used electronics
Joe Supan

Recycling or donating your old electronic devices is becoming easier. Here are your options (and how to do so securely).

How to encrypt your email
How to encrypt your email
Joshua Cox-Steib

We show you how to keep your private emails private.

Survey: Digital divide continues for low-income Americans
Survey: Digital divide continues for low-income Americans
Joe Supan

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds significant differences in broadband and technology adoption by income level.

How to forget a Wi-Fi network on your devices
How to forget a Wi-Fi network on your devices
Cynthia Paez Bowman

IOS and Android devices have different, but simple, procedures.

How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
Joe Supan

To connect an older TV to the internet, you can use a dedicated streaming device, HDMI cable, Blu-ray player or gaming console.

How to know if someone is stealing your internet
How to know if someone is stealing your internet
Taylor Freitas

Over the past several years, it has become increasingly clear that the internet is an essential resource that everybody should be able to access. In many ways, having internet at home is just as important as having access to other basic utilities, such as water and electricity. Unfortunately, wireless internet isn’t always as secure as […]

How to detect internet throttling by your ISP
How to detect internet throttling by your ISP
Joshua Cox-Steib

Make slow internet a thing of the past. Find out if your internet service provider is stifling your internet and why.

Setting up guest Wi-Fi in 5 easy steps
Setting up guest Wi-Fi in 5 easy steps
Cynthia Paez Bowman

A guest login will protect your home or business network, as well as your connected devices.

Amazon’s Alexa Wi-Fi questions answered
Amazon’s Alexa Wi-Fi questions answered
Cynthia Paez Bowman

How much bandwidth is your virtual assistant using?

Guide: Internet access for Americans with disabilities
Guide: Internet access for Americans with disabilities
Robin Layton

Nonprofit organizations and software companies create assistive technology and applications to make the internet easier to use for everyone.

What is a Comcast lift zone?
What is a Comcast lift zone?
Ari Howard

Comcast has pledged to open over 1,000 locations by the end of 2021 that provide free Wi-Fi access to students and other community members.

How to connect your smartphone to your home’s Wi-Fi
How to connect your smartphone to your home’s Wi-Fi
Joe Supan

If you’re paying for internet, you should use it. Connecting to home Wi-Fi helps you conserve your phone’s data, and it’s usually a faster, more reliable connection.

T-Mobile now offers fiber internet service in Manhattan
T-Mobile now offers fiber internet service in Manhattan
Ari Howard

T-Mobile is offering internet speeds up to 940 Mbps for just $60/mo. in Manhattan as a trial run for future fiber optic investment.