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

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 excellent solution to issues around space and accessibility. They make it easy to browse and download new

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New Hallmark Christmas Movies for your 2020 Holiday Watch List

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 two networks: Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Missed a premiere? Don’t worry, they all air multiple times

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The Best Chrome Extensions for Working from Home

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. You know how it goes. Here's where some Chrome extensions can save you. If Chrome is your web browser of choice, get

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6 Tips for Saving Money and Energy with Smart Home Devices

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 Alexa, just to see what all the fuss is about. Then, you buy a

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

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+ streaming app is proving to be steep competition for vets like Netflix and Hulu. There's lots to

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How to Know When You Should Reboot Your Router

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 week, or every month. What's that all about? While there’s no one simple answer, we have some

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How to Stream Movies Online with Friends and Family

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 your film fix together. We’ve unpacked all the ways to co-view so you can keep your party

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9 Must-Watch TV Shows for Fall 2020

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 protocols, of course) to make up for lost time. Here are some of the most anticipated TV shows for

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Top 5 Questions About Fiber Internet

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 internet” have been steadily climbing since early 2020, according to Google Trends.You want that fiber-optic service, but you just have

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Why Gamers Need Fiber-Optic Internet

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 ...