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Infographic: What Happens When Electronic Waste is Thrown Away?

Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is the trash created by discarded electronic devices, or a lot of the things related to creating or keeping those devices up and running. So yes, it’s your p ...
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Is 100 Mbps Fast Enough for Your Needs?

Summary: It’s one of the most popular internet plans… but how fast is 100 Mbps? We’ll cover how to know if it’s fast enough for you and whether 100 Mbps is fast enough for gaming and strea ...
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Infographic: What Are the Most Popular Fitness Trackers? By the Numbers

As more and more smart devices come onto the market, wearable tech (think Apple Watches, Fitbits, and WHOOPs) and health-tracking apps are popular, too. Let’s find out who’s actually using these d ...
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Learn How Bad Weather Like Rain, Wind, and Heat Can Affect Your WiFi and Internet Connection

Summary: Have you ever wondered if wind can affect WiFi? Or how heat interferes with WiFi? You’re in the right place. We’ve got the answers to how weather affects different types of connection, an ...
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How to Tell if Your Internet is Being Throttled

Summary: If you’re experiencing slower internet, your connection could be throttled. Known by many names (internet throttling, bandwidth throttling, speed throttling, and data throttling to name a f ...
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What is Last Mile Internet? Learn How It Impacts Your Internet Speed

Summary: If you’re tuned into the latest happenings with internet infrastructure, you’ve likely heard the term “last mile internet.” It’s a fancy name for the connection that runs to your ho ...
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What’s the Best Urban Internet Option for Your Household?

Summary: If you’re considering moving — or you’re just looking for the easiest way to get online — the internet connections available near you are an important consideration. Good news if you ...
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What Are Internet Cookies, and Are They a Security Risk?

Summary: In tech speak, cookies aren’t a delicious treat — they’re pieces of data that are stored by your browser to make your online experience easier. But they’re not new, so why Is seemingl ...
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Why Your 5G Device Still Needs Fiber Internet

Summary: 5G speeds — and 5G-capable cell phones — are already arriving. But 5G isn’t going to replace the need for fiber internet. In fact, it makes fiber even more important. Find out more abou ...