Harry Guinness

About the author

Harry Guinness is an Irish freelance writer and photographer. He spends his time either at home in Ireland, in the French Alps skiing, or avoiding everything in Parts Unknown. His writings have been published in The New York Times, Popular Science, Lifehacker, and dozens of other places.

How Fast Is Internet Speed Going to Get?

The internet is increasingly central to modern life. We work, communicate, shop, play games, watch videos and even socialize online. If you’ve got a fiber optic connection right now, it probably feels really fast. But have you ever wondered just how much faster the internet could get? What is

Solving Your Biggest Internet Tech Problems Working From Home

While working from home comes with many perks, there is also a big downside: No on-site technical support like you had back in the office. And if you’re attending Zoom meetings, managing staff and making big decisions, all from your home office, you can’t have your internet cut out.

Navigating Your Way Through Roblox

Roblox is one of the biggest games in the world right now. It’s also incredibly popular with children under 16. Understandably, this has a lot of parents wondering what Roblox is, if Roblox is safe and how to help their kids enjoy Roblox. If you’re wondering any of these

Why Livestreamers and Videographers Need Fiber’s Upload Speeds

Fiber internet is all about symmetrical speed. This means it offers not only the fastest download speeds but also the fastest upload speeds. If you’re a livestreamer, YouTube creator or videographer, or you send large files for any reason, fiber’s symmetrical upload speeds can literally be life changing. Let

How Does Choosing Fiber Internet Benefit the Environment?

Is fiber green technology? Absolutely. Not only does fiber offer consumers the fastest possible internet speeds, but it’s also better for the environment than most copper broadband. It uses more sustainable materials, has a smaller carbon footprint and reduces waste and pollution. Given that the internet currently accounts for

Exploring the Metaverse Without a Headset

The “metaverse” is a popular buzzword right now, but the "Ready Player One"-like futuristic sci-fi vision of popping on a headset and entering a wild new virtual world just doesn’t match the reality. Even with Facebook rebranding as Meta and Microsoft acquiring video game–maker Activision Blizzard to “get a

4 Ways Fiber Helps You Win in “Fortnite”

With millions of players across games consoles, computers and smartphones, plus a professional league with huge prize purses, "Fortnite" is undoubtedly one of the most popular and important online multiplayer games in the world. Its cultural impact is so big, artists like Marshmello, Travis Scott and Ariana Grande have

What That Tiny Difference in Lag Means to Your Gaming

Lag—it’s the curse of any gamer with a bad internet connection. Whether you’re trying to take down an opponent, dodge a bullet or just time a turn on a racing track perfectly, it can be a problem. Let’s have a look at what’s really going on—and what you can

5 Super Fun Nonviolent Video Games

Violence is a big part of many video games, from shooters like "Call of Duty" and "Halo" to RPGs and adventure games like "Elden Ring" and "Horizon Zero Dawn." And while these games can be lots of fun, sometimes you want to step back and play something a little

Great Roguelike Games To Play Right Now

"Rogue" was one of the most important games of the 1980s. Its progressively generated dungeons, permanent death and loose fantasy plot inspired generations of spiritual successors. If you’re looking for a fun throwback adventure exploring dungeons and fighting monsters, these are the roguelike (and roguelite) games for you.What makes