Posted by Michelle Ricker

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Rural Internet Access by the Numbers

Connecting online has never been so important (recent passage of the infrastructure bill, anyone?) to our everyday lives. But historically, rural areas have had a more difficult time getting online. L ...
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What Exactly is a Digital Wallet?

Summary: Ever wondered what a digital wallet is or how it works? Or if it’s secure? We’ve got the answers on what they are, how to choose the one that’s right for you, how a digital wallet diffe ...
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How the New Infrastructure Bill Improves Your Internet and Your Wallet

Summary: There’s a new infrastructure bill in town — and it’s making waves by expanding internet access across the country (plus a whole lot more). Find out how it’s going to improve internet ...
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MVNOs: Everything There is to Know About Mobile Virtual Network Operators

Summary: If you’ve researched different ways to save money on your cell phone bill, you’ve probably heard of an MVNO. Or, at the very least, the ads have followed you around the internet after you ...
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The Top 20 Most Popular Mobile Apps

With more than 5 million apps available across both the Apple and Google stores, we were curious — where are most people spending their time? And what are the hottest new apps? Let’s find out. Rea ...
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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Home Gaming Network

Summary: Online gaming involves a lot of moving pieces. But perhaps the most important one is your home internet network. Learn about the different components of your internet speed plus why your gate ...
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What is Fiber Internet?

Summary: Fiber internet is the latest in wired internet technology and it is revolutionizing speeds. It uses thin strands of glass to send and receive data, which makes it light years faster than copp ...
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Mobile Phone Usage in the U.S.: The Latest Trends

It seems like we’re all on our cell phones more than ever. Curious how much time (and money) that actually equates to? The mobile business is booming — so let’s dive into the numbers.   If ...
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How to Switch Mobile Phone Providers in 3 Easy Steps

Summary: Changing your mobile phone provider can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be! With our guide, switching cell phone carriers is easy. You just need to decide what you’ll keep, make ...