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Make Online Learning Fun With These Tools

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 home to fill.There are lots of resources online for independent learning. Kids of all ages

Can Somebody Tell Me What Mbps Means?

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 between your home’s internet connection and your computer. You’ll experience these speeds in downloads and uploads.One

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The Difference Between Upload and Download Speeds: Why It Matters

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’re buying is the rate at which you will be able to perform the tasks you want

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

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 social interaction and management to information security.Securing corporate information and data itself is a huge job. So big, in fact, that an entire industry

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 employer’s way of adding a level of security and privacy when you’re sending and receiving all kinds of

To Cut the Cord or Not Cut the Cord?

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 theirs to the ever-growing list, and there are a whole host of others that are set to launch

5 Tips to Get a Stronger Wi-Fi Signal From Your Router

There's nothing more frustrating than a connection that's not cutting it. When the Wi-Fi slows down, check out these tips and tricks to get back up to speed.

Working at Home? 5 Tips for Seamless Video Conferencing

Webcam interviews and video conferences are increasingly common in our everyday lives as the distributed and mobile workforce in the U.S. continues to grow. Here are five tips to set you up for a successful video conference interview or virtual meeting.

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Choosing an Internet Speed That Works for You and Your Budget

What's a good internet speed? The answer depends on how you and your family use the internet. Find out how you can choose the right speed.