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Having WiFi problems? Make sure your router is up to date!

If you’re like most people, you connect to the internet at home using a WiFi connection. Since most of your devices—whether they’re smartphones, tablets, or laptops—are designed to be used wirelessly, the only way to get online with them is by connecting them to the device that provides the WiFi signal in your home. This …

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How Long Does Technology Last?

Technology can do a lot of amazing things, but it doesn’t work forever. From smartphones to laptops and tablets to TVs, the useful life of our tech declines over time. All tech—top brands and budget buys alike—has a limited window during which you can expect optimal performance. For some devices, that window closes faster than …

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Simplify your life online with Managed WiFi

Reading Time: less than 3 minutes In today’s increasingly connected homes, a fast, reliable WiFi connection is no longer a luxury. We depend on WiFi in so many ways: communicating with friends and family, sharing photos and videos, streaming movies and music, and interacting on social media. More and more, we also rely on WiFi …

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The Ultimate WiFi Glossary: 27 terms you need to know

Do you envy nerdy friends who can do wonders with their WiFi networks? There’s a good chance those friends have a solid understanding of the words, phrases, abbreviations and acronyms tied to the world of wireless technology and devices.    From Access Points to WPA3, it’s easy to get tangled up in technical terminology—but here’s …

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What’s the difference between the internet & WiFi?

  WiFi technology is extremely popular and available just about everywhere. Whether you’re grabbing a cup of coffee, shopping for shoes, or enjoying a family pizza night, you’re likely to have a WiFi hotspot available. You may hear people talking about “getting onto WiFi” or not being able to “get onto WiFi”. Most of the …

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Why is bandwidth such a big deal?

  From screens to streams, here’s why home internet networks are working harder than ever     What do streaming services, video conferencing apps, online gaming platforms and cloud backup tools have in common?   They all require an internet connection to work, of course, but they’re also some of the most bandwidth-intensive activities you can …

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