What Is a Router?
Home Internet is one of the best modern conveniences around, but to make sure you’re getting the most out of your Internet connection, you need to have a router — and know how it works. If all the gadgets and tools that come along with having Internet make your head spin, we’re here to answer […]
What Is the Difference Between Megabytes and Megabits
As if the age-old struggle between centimeters and inches weren’t confusing enough, the Internet age has introduced a whole new set of measurements — and their abbreviations — to keep us scratching our heads. One of the most befuddling is the difference between megabits (Mb) and megabytes (MB). When you’re using the Internet, though, it’s […]
Is Cloud Storage Safe?
There’s a lot of talk about the Cloud — but what, exactly, is it? Is it actually a safe place to store your photos, files, and other information? Before uploading everything to the Cloud, here’s everything you need to know to make the right choice for you. What Is the Cloud? Unlike a cumulus or […]
How to Set Up a Wireless Network
Wireless Internet is arguably one of the greatest inventions of the modern era. Without it, every connected device, from smart thermostats to gaming systems, would require a direct line to a modem. If you’re ready to bring wireless Internet into your home, you’re in luck — it’s fairly easy to configure a home wireless network […]
How Fast Is DSL?
It may be easy to ignore your Internet speed, but it affects how much you can accomplish on the Internet as well as how many people in your household can be online at once. Fast Internet speeds are important for streaming movies, posting pictures to social media, sending business emails, and video chatting with family […]
Where Is DSL Available?
One of the most popular ways to connect to the Internet is through a Digital Subscriber Line — more commonly known as DSL. But what is DSL and how do you find out if it’s available in your area? We answer those questions and more below to help you determine if DSL is a good […]