The 15 Best Podcasts To Listen...

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Working at home, unable to spend time in traditional offices, we are missing out on the camaraderie, and the conversations, that used to pepper our everyday routines. But thanks to podcasts, we can st...

The 15 Best Podcasts To Listen To While You Work From Home

Cutting the Cord Can Get You...

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When you cut the cable cord, suddenly you, not your provider, are the programming planner. With the freedom to choose your own TV channels and networks without being tied to a set package, it can get ...

Cutting the Cord Can Get You More of What You Want to Watch. Here’s How.

5 Virtual Classes Your Kids Can...

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If your children have been virtual learning this year, they’ve gotten pretty comfortable with online classes. Summer can be a great time to switch things up with online instruction. Start by cho...

5 Virtual Classes Your Kids Can Take This Summer

Smart Tech for Your Clever Cat

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You’ve programmed your lights, you can turn on the TV with your voice and a robot cuts the lawn for you. With all these smart home devices, why are you still changing your cat’s litter box by hand...

Smart Tech for Your Clever Cat

Get a Great Night’s Sleep in...

Harry Guinness
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A good night’s sleep is super important: It keeps you healthier, mentally sharper and better able to face the day. When building your smart home, a smart bedroom should be high on the list. The righ...

Get a Great Night’s Sleep in Your Smart Bedroom

When is Fiber Coming to My...

Katherine Goldman
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From more bandwidth to smoother video calls to higher speeds supporting multiple devices in the home, you’ve heard that fiber can make a big difference in the way you experience the internet. Troubl...

When is Fiber Coming to My Neighborhood?

Get Ready To Watch MLB 2021

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Major League Baseball’s 2021 season stands to be among the most anticipated ever following last year’s abridged slate of games, which fans weren’t able to attend because of the pandemic.  F...

Get Ready To Watch MLB 2021

Why You Need 5G + Fiber...

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5G and fiber-optic broadband are the two hottest high-speed internet technologies around. Over the next few years you’re going to hear a lot more about them as they become more widely available acro...

Why You Need 5G + Fiber Together

5 Smart Yard Devices Let You...

Kim Key
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According to the team at House Method, depending on the type of lawn mower you have, you could spend anywhere from 7 to 47 full days of your life mowing the lawn. And that includes your precious weeke...

5 Smart Yard Devices Let You Sit Back and Enjoy Summer

Can’t Miss HBO Docs To Watch...

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Love HBO documentaries? There’s a first-class slate of docs touching down on HBO and streaming on HBO Max. Rockstar filmmakers were enlisted to bring to life stories focusing on true crime, flaw...

Can’t Miss HBO Docs To Watch This Spring

Where To Stream the 2021 Best...

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The nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards cover an exciting and diverse swath of talent and storytelling. Luckily, most are currently available to view from the comfort of your couch. So grab your Osca...

Where To Stream the 2021 Best Picture Oscar Nominees

Great Smart Gear for Your Good...

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If you spoil your pet, you’re not alone. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA) in 2020 Americans spent an estimated $99 billion on their pets. APPA’s surveys show that ...

Great Smart Gear for Your Good Dog

Mesh Wi-Fi 101: How Does a...

Sue Marek
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Most of us are doing everything we can these days to get more out of our home Wi-Fi networks. More people are relying on home broadband to connect to work, school and entertainment. It’s importa...

Mesh Wi-Fi 101:  How Does a Mesh Network Work?

5 Affordable Smart Devices To Increase...

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When you’re selling your home, you want to make it look as good as you can. Another smart idea? Go smart. Buyers are looking for tech in a future home, and these small touches can help show them you...

5 Affordable Smart Devices To Increase the Value of Your Home

Set Up Internet Parental Controls To...

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Whether it’s virtual school or more iPad games, kids’ screen time is up 50% in the past year. As a parent, you want to make sure everything your kids are consuming is as safe as possible, but ...

Set Up Internet Parental Controls To Help Keep Your Kids Safe

5 Family-Friendly Role-Playing Games To Play...

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Ready to get the family together even if you’re many miles apart? Lots of online games are out there at many levels, even for people who’ve never heard of Twitch. You don’t have to have kill...

5 Family-Friendly Role-Playing Games To Play Online

How To Upgrade Your Home Office...

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Your home office may not be going away even when the pandemic comes to an end. A recent study from Stanford University found that 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time. Many p...

How To Upgrade Your Home Office With Smart Tech

Creating a Smart Kitchen

Harry Guinness
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If there’s one room in your home that can benefit from a smart makeover, it’s probably the kitchen. With the right smart kitchen appliances you can do things like preheat your oven from your smart...

Creating a Smart Kitchen

Tips for Generating Content for Your...

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So, you’ve recognized the importance of having a website, but how do you keep it populated with content that’s relevant to your audience? Time to build a long-term plan for your ongoing content st...

Tips for Generating Content for Your E-Commerce Business

How Do I Choose the Right...

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Streaming your favorite series and movies on your TV can seem pretty complicated. There are lots of different streaming services, like Netflix, Disney+ and Apple TV+, and streaming devices, like the ...

How Do I Choose the Right Streaming Device?

Bryan Cranston and the Characters We...

Lisa Lewis
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Bryan Cranston broke big with “Breaking Bad.” His icon-making depiction of Walter White, a meek family man and chemistry teacher whose descent (or some might call it rise?) to meth-dealing...

Bryan Cranston and the Characters We Hate to Love

How To Get the Fastest Internet...

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Now that you’ve settled into working from home, you’ve probably made some changes, like an office chair that doesn’t send you to the chiropractor or lighting that makes you Zoom-fabulous (or...

How To Get the Fastest Internet in a Home Office

Unexpected Ways To Use Telemedicine

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Visiting a doctor in person is so 2019. Telemedicine has grown in popularity during the pandemic as people try to maintain social distancing rules. According to the CDC, the number of telehealth visit...

Unexpected Ways To Use Telemedicine

Spring Training 2021 Is Here! How...

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Pitchers and catchers reported to Major League Baseball camps in Florida and Arizona beginning February 17, and full-squad workouts began February 22 for the 30 teams. While fans can watch their local...

Spring Training 2021 Is Here! How and What To Watch

New On HBO Max This Spring

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HBO Max is heating up screens this spring with a hot slate of original series, a long-awaited DC flick and buzzy documentaries. The HBO Max app allows you to stream all of HBO’s offerings plus o...

New On HBO Max This Spring

Smart Home Devices for Your Parents

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With a lot of us staying home and staying apart these days, helping out our parents can be a stressful challenge. You may know about the smart home devices and new technologies that are out there to m...

Smart Home Devices for Your Parents

Choosing the Best Webcam for Your...

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Whether you’re keeping in touch with friends and family, attending important work meetings or even going on dates, you’re spending a lot more time on video calls than you ever have before....

Choosing the Best Webcam for Your Needs

How Does Restarting Equipment Solve a...

Kim Key
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People need tech to function properly, even more now that so many are working, streaming, studying, gaming and video conferencing for hours on end. A survey by the Pew Research Center found that 87% o...

How Does Restarting Equipment Solve a Problem?

How To Create the Best Work...

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Work from home (WFH) is now a reality for so many of us. Being your own office manager, IT support and custodial staff is exhausting. (Who left their dirty mug by the sink? Oh, right.) If you’re loo...

How To Create the Best Work From Home Playlist

Alexa Games and Skills for Kids...

Kim Key
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Kids will be kids. That’s why “I’m bored” will continue to be a popular refrain forever and ever. You’re always on a quest to solve it. Actually, this is an easy one. And...

Alexa Games and Skills for Kids and Families

What’s the Best Smart Home Hub...

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Trying to make your home smarter? You’re not alone. According to TechCrunch, millions of consumers are turning to devices like Wi-Fi-connected thermostats and speakers to make life more efficient. A...

What’s the Best Smart Home Hub for You?

Creating a Smart Bathroom

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Your smart home might start at the doorbell, but once you get inside, you can make every room as smart as possible—including the bathroom. Let’s look at what you can do. What to expect from your s...

Creating a Smart Bathroom

4 Romantic Hallmark Movies To Watch...

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And here’s another reason to love love love Hallmark Channel. Knowing you’re always wanting more, the cable giant rolled out Love Ever After 2021 with a fresh batch of original movie premieres. Fe...

4 Romantic Hallmark Movies To Watch in February

Your Guide To Watching Super Bowl...

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Super Bowl LV is set to kick off February 7, and while the pandemic means most viewers won’t be attending the usual parties with friends and family to watch the big game, it’s still expected to dr...

Your Guide To Watching Super Bowl LV

8 TV Shows NFL Fans Can...

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No matter the time of year or what’s happening in the world, you can always make it feel like NFL season. How? Well, despite the season’s very real beginning and end, popular streaming ser...

8 TV Shows NFL Fans Can Binge Right Now

What Do I Need to Install...

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Once you’ve made the decision to connect your services—from internet to TV to phone—via fiber-optic, you’ve done the hard work. Now it’s time to think about the installation. Here’s your g...

What Do I Need to Install Fiber-Optic Internet in My House?

How Will My Fiber Internet Perform...

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Of all the reasons you choose fiber—speed, using multiple devices at once, closely matching upload and download speeds—don’t overlook its reliability in storms. When your weather service is tell...

How Will My Fiber Internet Perform in a Storm?

Big Broadway Shows To Stream at...

Anna Rahmanan
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While the pandemic has upended our ability to head to Broadway, whether in the Big Apple or in our hometown theaters, the shows have come to us. A whole bunch of current and old-time favorites have be...

Big Broadway Shows To Stream at Home Right Now

Can One Remote Run My Whole...

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Remember universal remotes for home theater systems? They seemed like magic, commanding the television, DVD player and stereo all from one little device. Now you can extend that magic to your entire h...

Can One Remote Run My Whole House?

What Will Fiber Do For My...

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Officially cut your cable cord? Welcome to the world of streaming. You might think your biggest challenge is figuring out which show to binge next. But even more important: Can your internet service h...

What Will Fiber Do For My Streaming?

How to Watch the NFL Playoffs...

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With the weather at its worst and the football at its best, prepare yourself, your couch and your favorite snacks for the NFL Playoffs. Now that NFL teams have advanced past the opening round Wild Car...

How to Watch the NFL Playoffs Right Now

Decoding Your Telecom Bill

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Here comes that cable, phone and internet bill again. Another month of seeing a mix of numbers and names adding up to charges that make no sense. It’s confusing. It’s messy. It’s agg...

Decoding Your Telecom Bill

What’s the Difference Between Using Ethernet...

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Ethernet and Wi-Fi are two different ways to connect a computer to your home network and internet service. Many home routers allow you to connect using either method. Ethernet uses physical cables and...

What’s the Difference Between Using Ethernet and Wi-Fi to Access the Internet?

Can I Really Stop Robocalls and...

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The phone rings. You’ve been waiting to hear back from your doctor’s office, so you pick it up right away and say hello. After a short period of silence, a recording congratulates you on w...

Can I Really Stop Robocalls and Spam?

Get a Cleaner, Healthier Home With...

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Americans are loving their smart home devices. In addition to helping save time, energy and money, smart home devices can also assist with keeping you healthy at home. From clean eating to clean air, ...

Get a Cleaner, Healthier Home With These Smart Devices

How To Get Started With Online...

Harry Guinness
Harry Guinness
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Over the last few years, online gaming has gone fully mainstream. Games like Fortnite are cultural juggernauts, top e-sport (that’s the professionally competitive side of gaming) prizes are in the t...

How To Get Started With Online Multiplayer Games

What Is Fiber-Optic Internet?

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Internet and technology companies have a well-earned reputation for throwing around fancy buzzwords that, when it comes down to it, mean very little for real people. Occasionally, though, something th...

What Is Fiber-Optic Internet?