Articles tagged "internet"
From Siri to Alexa – The Digital Assistant Revolution
Over the last couple of years, most of the major tech companies have been making a push for consumers to purchase standalone digital assistant devices for use in the home. Google, for example, has teamed up with Walmart to offer competitive services to Amazon’s Echo, while Amazon has responded by offering access to both Apple’s […]
Internet Scams Are Taking America’s Money
A Nigerian prince does not have millions of dollars to share with you. The IRS is not threatening to seize your tax return. Your social security number is not suspended or compromised. These are just some of the common internet scams fraudsters use to gain personal information; thousands of people are scammed every year into […]
Six Rules to Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online
6 Ways to Protect Your Kids Online Talking with your kids about what to do and what to avoid online is an important way to help protect them. Nearly 60 percent of teen Internet users say their parents have the greatest influence on their opinions about appropriate and inappropriate online behavior, and your influence can […]
A Brief Overview of Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality is a term that is now loosely used to describe a series of rules within the Telecommunications Act which have been used to regulate Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The term was first coined by Law Professor Tim Wu in a paper that was published in 2002. While the original Telecommunications act was established […]
What Is DSL?
A Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) is one of the most reliable and widely available Internet connections on the market. It’s fast and easy to set up, which means you can connect to the Internet and start surfing the web, emailing your friends, and streaming movies right away. If you’re looking for the best Internet for […]
How To Identify Cyberattackers Online
Protect Your Family from Cyber Attackers Once you decide on a great high-speed Internet or home service and Internet bundle, you’ll need to take steps to keep your information safe before just rushing out into the world wide web. Conceptually, there should be no safer place than your home, but when your computer or home […]
How to Create the Safest Possible Password
Creating a password is something we’ve all done, usually multiple times. But do you actually know what you’re doing when you set up a new password? Do you know what makes a strong or weak password? It seems like every other week we hear about another major retailer or business failing victim to a mass […]
What Is The Difference Between Prism TV and DIRECTV?
Prism TV vs. DIRECTV: Pros and Cons If you’re looking into which cable programming provider to commit to, you’ve got options. Two of the most highly rated pay television providers are fiber-based CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and satellite-based DIRECTV® —currently the largest pay television company in the U.S. You’ll need to compare each cable company’s features […]