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Ditch shady public Wi-Fi and safely connect to the internet

You can find Wi-Fi networks in most public places these days, but they often aren’t the most secure. To keep your devices and your...
Tips August 28, 2019

Do you power down your home network when you're not using it? Should you? Here's why and how.

We all get a little better about turning off lights and electronics when we leave the house once we start paying our own power...
Tips June 6, 2019

Best and worst airlines for Wi-Fi

Who are the best and worst airlines when it comes to Wi-Fi service? We checked out what the reviewers say and put together a...
Happening Now April 24, 2019

What's the difference between your modem and router?

Whether you're calling your internet provider for help or talking to your kid, getting technical support can be frustrating. Between all the abbreviations (LTE!...
Tips October 2, 2018

3 simple tricks for smoother video streaming

You're settled comfortably on the couch for a family movie night or a marathon session of your favorite TV series. Without warning, your relaxing...
Tips September 1, 2018

How to make free phone calls, even on your tablet

Tired of burning mobile minutes or paying for long distance phone calls? If you’re on a limited plan or just want to save money,...
Tips August 29, 2018

How to keep mooches and spies off your Wi-Fi network and out of your files

People love to mooch Wi-Fi. They don’t mean any harm. They just find an unprotected signal and sign on. Why not? It’s free, and...
Columns April 2, 2018

How to bank and shop using free Wi-Fi without getting scammed

Public Wi-Fi is a convenient way to shop online or check on your bank account without putting a dent in your cellular data plan....
Tips December 20, 2017

Read this if you live in a rural area and want faster internet service

You know the feeling: You're trying to log on to your favorite site or stream a show but you get frustrated that there is...
Happening Now October 8, 2017

Six tech hacks you'll wish you knew before now

"Life hacks" are addictive. Maybe you fixed a running toilet with a paperclip, or turned a ruddy old door into a makeshift coffee table....
Columns September 4, 2017
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