8 New Movies You Can Watch...

Kristi Dosh
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For many, heading to the movie theater to catch new releases on Christmas Day is a holiday tradition. This year, although many of us will forgo a trip to the theater, the tradition doesn’t have to e...

8 New Movies You Can Watch From Home This Holiday

How To Free Up Space on...

Sara Coughlin
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In the same way real-life clutter builds up around the house, digital clutter (i.e., space-hogging media files, documents, apps, outdated downloads, unused programs) accumulates on our devices. Not on...

How To Free Up Space on Your Devices (Without Losing Your Stuff)

The Great Holiday Debate: Are They...

Tina Charles
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The holidays are here. Cue the countless films focusing on Christmas. But just because one takes place on or around a major holiday, is that enough to call it a “Christmas movie?”  What’s a...

The Great Holiday Debate: Are They Christmas Movies or Not?

Christmas Movies to Binge on Disney...

Tina Charles
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Is there a better way to celebrate the holiday season than cozying up in front of your TV for a marathon Christmas movie binge? We think not. Disney+ is here to help with its roster of iconic animated...

Christmas Movies to Binge on Disney Plus this Holiday Season

2020 Gift Guide: Which Smart Speaker...

Sara Coughlin
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Anyone who listens to music, audiobooks, or podcasts around the house should have a speaker that captures the quality of their audio. And it’s even better if that speaker also comes with smart c...

2020 Gift Guide: Which Smart Speaker Should You Buy this Holiday?

2020 Gift Guide: Which Game Console...

Sara Coughlin
Sara Coughlin
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In a year of exciting releases from some of the biggest names in video games, why not consider a state-of-the-art console? There’s a system to suit almost every age and interest. The Mario fanatic h...

2020 Gift Guide: Which Game Console Should You Buy this Holiday?

NBA 2020-21 Season Preview: What to...

Kristi Dosh
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During a normal year, NBA fans follow their favorite season from mid-October to early April. But 2020 has been anything but normal–the pandemic forcing play to stop in March and then pick back up fr...

NBA 2020-21 Season Preview: What to Expect

How Do I Know My Devices...

Kate Addicott
Kate Addicott
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You are right on top of the trends. You have computers, smartphones, tablets, an e-reader, a smartwatch, smart speakers, and a house full of smart home devices. Awesome. But it’s not enough to know ...

How Do I Know My Devices Are Up-To-Date?

The 10 Best Apps for NFL...

Kristi Dosh
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We’ve all got to be pretty creative this season in the way we watch the game. No hot dogs and cornhole tournaments in the stadium parking lot this year. What’s the good news? There are a b...

The 10 Best Apps for NFL Fans

6 Tips for Safe Online Shopping...

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Love to shop online? You’re not alone. The pandemic is fueling online shopping sprees as more people turn to the internet for a safer purchasing experience. But as e-commerce explodes, so do online ...

6 Tips for Safe Online Shopping this Holiday Season

2020 Gift Guide: Which e-Reader Should...

Sara Coughlin
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E-readers have become a must-have gadget for just about every book lover. With simple user interfaces and storage capacities that let you walk around with a whole library, these devices are an excelle...

2020 Gift Guide: Which e-Reader Should You Buy this Holiday?

New Hallmark Christmas Movies for your...

Kristi Dosh
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Hallmark Christmas movies are as much a part of the holiday season as stockings, gingerbread, and eggnog. This season there’s plenty more to unwrap, with 40 new original movies premiering across...

New Hallmark Christmas Movies for your 2020 Holiday Watch List

The Best Chrome Extensions for Working...

Sara Coughlin
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You’ve got everything right to work from home: a dedicated workspace, decent router, and noise-canceling headphones. Still, there are distractions like your emails, shopping sites, crazy hours. ...

The Best Chrome Extensions for Working from Home

6 Tips for Saving Money and...

Kate Addicott
Kate Addicott
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The path to creating a smart home typically starts as a way to automate tasks and increase control. Take buying a voice assistant, for example. You pick up a Google Home or Amazon Echo, featuring Alex...

6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Smart Home Devices

Disney Plus: Shows and Movies for...

Tina Charles
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You know Disney. You love Disney. You grew up with Disney. But it hasn’t abandoned you now that you’re a full-grown adult. One year and over 60 million subscribers later, the Disney+ strea...

Disney Plus: Shows and Movies for Grown-ups, Too

How to Know When You Should...

Kate Addicott
Kate Addicott
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We pretty much love our routers because they’re quiet, dependable, and don’t take much effort to maintain. And then someone will tell you that they reboot their router every day, or every ...

How to Know When You Should Reboot Your Router

How to Stream Movies Online with...

Joline Buscemi
Joline Buscemi
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Movie nights with friends and family aren’t canceled, they just look a little different this year. Thanks to online streaming services that let users sync movies with others, you can still get y...

How to Stream Movies Online with Friends and Family

9 Must-Watch TV Shows for Fall...

Joline Buscemi
Joline Buscemi
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Earlier this year, COVID-19 forced shutdowns on productions of some of our favorite fall series and we were left without endings. Thankfully, studios have been busy filming (with extra safety protocol...

9 Must-Watch TV Shows for Fall 2020

Top 5 Questions About Fiber Internet

Caroline Cox
Caroline Cox
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Who doesn’t want fiber-optic internet if they can get it? You’re not alone. Statista reports that fiber adoption rates increased by 22% worldwide in 2019, while online searches for “fiber intern...

Top 5 Questions About Fiber Internet

Why Gamers Need Fiber-Optic Internet

Harry Guinness
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Getting eliminated in Fortnite because someone gets the drop on you or reacts faster as you sprint around a corner is just a part of the game, but dying during the game because your internet connectio...

Why Gamers Need Fiber-Optic Internet

Password Managers: What Are They and...

Tyler Pearce
Tyler Pearce
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You believe in online security. You know you need to keep your data safe. The challenge is that you need a password for every single account you have online, from your mortgage to your bank account, h...

Password Managers: What Are They and How Can They Help

How the Most Popular Smart Home...

Tyler Pearce
Tyler Pearce
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You might be considering a connected fitness system, mobile workout app, or other online platform to help you stay active through the colder months. As you assess the costs and benefits of your new ho...

How the Most Popular Smart Home Gyms Will Impact Your Wi-Fi

HBO Max: What to Expect

Tina Charles
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Since HBO Max’s release in late May, it’s been a source of intrigue in the business trades, mainstream press, and online geek community. In its first month, it gained over four million new subscri...

HBO Max: What to Expect

Mulan 1998 vs. Mulan 2020: 9...

Tina Charles
Tina Charles
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One of the most anticipated movies of the year was released via a streaming service instead of in theaters. Making it a Premier Access option on Disney Plus instantly created headlines for “Mulan,...

Mulan 1998 vs. Mulan 2020: 9 Key Differences

5 Ways to Practice Self Care...

Sarah Handzel
Sarah Handzel
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Our lives have felt not our own lately. We have changed just about everything we do and the way we do it. The old ways we had to stay focused, motivated, comfortable and even relaxed just might not be...

5 Ways to Practice Self Care Using Your Tech

Getting Ready to Move? Here’s How...

Tyler Pearce
Tyler Pearce
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Let’s face it: Moving is complicated. Through all the packing and unpacking, the last thing you want to worry about is setting up your Wi-Fi. Fortunately, staying digitally connected is relatively s...

Getting Ready to Move? Here’s How To Get the Best Internet in Your New Home

HBO’s The Undoing Delivers Big Screen...

Katherine Goldman
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Missing that automatic click to HBO when you want to settle in for a binge watch of Nicole Kidman? She’s back. HBO debuts their latest limited series starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. &ldqu...

HBO’s The Undoing Delivers Big Screen Talent and a Thrilling Story

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Halloween...

Joline Buscemi
Joline Buscemi
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Halloween may look different in 2020, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be any less enjoyable.  Sure, wearing a mask took on a new meaning this year, but when you plan a virtual Halloween with your...

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Halloween Virtually

The Top Can’t Miss Esports events...

Michael Schwartz
Michael Schwartz
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If you haven’t been following this year in esports there’s still time to get in on the excitement. Get set for the playoffs and championships rounds. We knew the trend was building, and now it’s...

The Top Can’t Miss Esports events for the Rest of 2020

What Are Data Caps All About?

Katherine Goldman
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Every time you go on the internet, you are using and moving megabytes of data. Whether uploads or downloads, you constantly send data to and from your devices. From streaming video to sharing photos t...

What Are Data Caps All About?

How and Why to Conduct an...

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Now that you’re working from home, how is your bandwidth working for you? Your home internet service has become more important than ever recently. Back at the office, internet service was probably o...

How and Why to Conduct an Internet Speed Test

Essential Technology for Distance Learning

Leticia Barr
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When schools around the country closed this spring, parents everywhere quickly shifted to virtual learning. With most school districts starting with a virtual learning component this fall, it’s time...

Essential Technology for Distance Learning

The NFL 2020-2021 Season: How This...

Kristi Dosh
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Following a great 2019 football season, the NFL and its teams have been busy developing COVID-19 protocols that allow for game-day changes and implementing protocols for rigorous testing. We know you&...

The NFL 2020-2021 Season: How This Year’s Game Will Be Different

Now Streaming: The Best Romantic Comedies...

Tina Charles
Tina Charles
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It’s time to get to know tried and true rom-coms to add to your go-to list. Check out the 10 favorites listed here (yes, there are trailers!), then settle in and cozy up for hours of great binge...

Now Streaming: The Best Romantic Comedies To Fall in Love With

Where to Watch This Year’s MLB,...

Kristi Dosh
Kristi Dosh
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Somehow, we went from no live sports to watch during the COVID-19 outbreak to so many all at once, and we have no idea where to catch our favorite teams in action. So, we’ve put together a handy gui...

Where to Watch This Year’s MLB, NBA and NHL Playoffs

12 of Netflix’s Most Mysterious True...

Tina Charles
Tina Charles
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No mystery here – Netflix has exactly what you’re looking for. When you want a true crime show you can get into immediately, you can binge, you can talk about with friends, stream some Netflix...

12 of Netflix’s Most Mysterious True Crime Shows

Educational Resources from 5 of Your...

Leticia Barr
Leticia Barr
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Time to find some new learning resources? Look to your TV. Networks are putting a lot of energy into amplifying their programming to keep kids’ minds active. Whether they’re devoted to history, sc...

Educational Resources from 5 of Your Favorite TV Channels

Using Technology to Stay Connected with...

Leticia Barr
Leticia Barr
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Now, more than ever, we’re eager to find ways to stay in touch with loved ones. You can see the possibilities of a massive family call on screen. But you know the limitations of your less tech savvy...

Using Technology to Stay Connected with Loved Ones

Helping a Senior Stay Healthy? Think...

Sarah Handzel
Sarah Handzel
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There’s a huge population of seniors who could benefit from monitoring their health with wearable technology. If you’re helping care for a senior, you know that overcoming their anxieties ...

Helping a Senior Stay Healthy? Think Wearables

13 New Skills and Hobbies You...

Poornima Ranganathan
Poornima Ranganathan
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You can do so much more online than spend lost hours mindlessly scrolling through your social media feeds and shopping for socks. You can actually become quite inspired to learn new things and then fi...

13 New Skills and Hobbies You Can Learn from Home Right Now

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Career...

Poornima Ranganathan
Poornima Ranganathan
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Sure you can search for a new job online, but how do you beef up your skills for that new job? There are lots of great resources to amp up your skills, see what different fields are all about and even...

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Career Online

Can Somebody Tell Me What Mbps...

Katherine Goldman
Katherine Goldman
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For your internet speed, this is like miles per hour. Your internet service provider offers speeds in megabits per second, which is abbreviated as Mbps. The speeds are the rate at which data travels b...

Can Somebody Tell Me What Mbps Means?

Top 12 Reality Shows on Netflix...

Oriana Schwindt
Oriana Schwindt
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As temperatures begin to climb, so too does our collective desire for reality TV—easy-to-watch shows that span various topics, from romance to cooking to fashion. Netflix has released a tremendous a...

Top 12 Reality Shows on Netflix to Watch Right Now

All the New Movies You Can...

Oriana Schwindt
Oriana Schwindt
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There’s nothing quite like the experience of sitting down in a packed theater on opening night, popcorn and drink in hand. But while we aren’t able to have this experience right now, film ...

All the New Movies You Can Stream from Home

The Difference Between Upload and Download...

Tom Clemens
Tom Clemens
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When you’re online, you do two things: send data and receive data. Sending is called uploading, and receiving is called downloading. So when you shop for an internet service provider, the speed you...

The Difference Between Upload and Download Speeds: Why It Matters

3 Smart Home Devices That Will...

Satta Sarmah Hightower
Satta Sarmah Hightower
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Thinking about maybe having a smart home? You’ve heard about all the things you can do—turn on your lights, kick up your speakers, set your thermostat, see what’s on TV. All conveniences, but no...

3 Smart Home Devices That Will Change the Way You Live

What Kind of Digital Footprint Are...

Poornima Ranganathan
Poornima Ranganathan
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Every single time you go online, you drop bits of information about yourself, and there are a lot of third parties who pick it up and act on it. This is not entirely bad news. Your digital breadcrumbs...

What Kind of Digital Footprint Are You Leaving Behind?

Is Your Data Safe When You...

Chuck Tanowitz
Chuck Tanowitz
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We’re in a new world of work. Suddenly, our homes—our familiar homes–are our unrecognizable workplaces. This new arrangement opens up security concerns we’ve never thought about, from soci...

Is Your Data Safe When You Work From Home? 5 Tips to Consider

6 Tips for Helping Kids Learn...

Leticia Barr
Leticia Barr
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As a teacher, I know that any time kids are away from school, an academic slide can occur. Kids who consistently read, practice math, and write on a regular basis have a huge advantage over those who ...

6 Tips for Helping Kids Learn at Home

Make Online Learning Fun With These...

Leticia Barr
Leticia Barr
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Right now you probably have digital learning going on every day in your house. Your children’s teachers and schools are going above and beyond, but families still have a lot of non-school hours at h...

Make Online Learning Fun With These Tools

Understanding Your VPN

When you first start working from home, this phrase just might throw you: “You need to VPN in.” Let’s unravel that mystery right away. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. This is your employ...

Understanding Your VPN

How Much Speed Do You Need...

Fast Feed Editorial Staff
Fast Feed Editorial Staff
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If your company has asked you to work from home on a temporary basis, and you’ve never done it before, take a minute to make sure your Internet is up to it. Think about how you work and what you nee...

How Much Speed Do You Need to Do Your Job from Home?

To Cut the Cord or Not...

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That is the question on a lot of Americans’ minds these days—especially now that most media companies are launching their own streaming service. Most recently, Apple and Disney have both added...

To Cut the Cord or Not Cut the Cord?

The Top 10 Moments from The...

Jake Levin
Jake Levin
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With the NFL regular season come and gone, it’s a great time to look back on what was an eventful season, from stellar performances on the field to drama off the field. Read on for some of the t...

The Top 10 Moments from The 2019 NFL Regular Season