How To Do Your Internet Troubleshooting Online
It’s probably happened to you at one time or another: You’re working online, watching a movie or playing a game, when suddenly that awful “no internet” message pops up. Or maybe your usually speedy internet connection has slowed to a crawl. Fortunately, you can often restore your internet connection
5 Best Smart Home Automation Systems To Build Into Your New Home
Building smart controls into your new home is truly a smart idea. Now that you’re starting fresh, you can implement the systems that make the most sense to you. We suggest these five: security, sound, lighting, climate and yard. It’s important the devices you select are compatible with each
What’s Fiber to the Home? To the Curb? To the Node?
When you find out that fiber is coming to your neighborhood (at last!), you’ll want to see how it’s being delivered. While internet service providers (ISPs) say they're providing 100% fiber networks, fiber to the curb (FTTC) and fiber to the node (FTTN) options don't actually provide that fiber
How To Protect Your Cable and Internet Lines When You’re Digging in Your Yard
You have lots of reasons to start digging in your yard: planting trees, putting in a mailbox, installing a new smart sprinkler system or a smart outdoor lighting system. But it's a good idea to be extra careful: You don’t want to cut any underground telecom, electricity or oil and
How Your Smart Home Devices Can Help You Go Green
The smart devices that automatically control your home's temperature, lighting, sprinklers and more are also a very smart way to conserve energy and create an eco-friendly home.The gas and electricity our homes use each day produce greenhouse gas emissions that trap heat in the environment, contributing to climate change.