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The Cost of Internet by State In The USA

The Cost of Internet by State In The USA

Posted under: Internet

Internet service in one form or another is an absolute necessity for most Americans, especially in recent years as more services are primarily operating online, and the need for people to work from home and digitally communicate increases. Yet internet service can get expensive, whether it comes packaged in a cable bundle or as a standalone service. If you want quality service, then you will need to pay even more. People might pay more than $100 per month in some areas, making it an important line item in t

Online Privacy and Your Child: Protecting Them From Invasive Threats

Online Privacy and Your Child: Protecting Them From Invasive Threats

Posted under: Internet and Safety

In a world where the internet is becoming increasingly invasive, and metadata about us collated by major corporations seems to be the norm, you may already be concerned about privacy. If you're reading this, that's likely not your only or your primary concern. You're worried about these same things, but as they relate to your child instead. And you have reason to be concerned. While children have a greater right to privacy in many spaces, the internet doesn't always discriminate, and cybercriminals simply d

Will COVID-19 Break The Internet?

Will COVID-19 Break The Internet?

Posted under: Internet and Wi-Fi

The crisis brought on by the emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has touched our lives in so many ways. However, this crisis is unique in that to emerge from it with the minimum of human cost; the vast majority of us can do nothing more except stay at home but think of how much of our lives we can continue with during this crisis thanks to the existence of the world wide web.

Did COVID-19 Break The Internet?

Did COVID-19 Break The Internet?

The pandemic that defined all of 2020 and that continues to define 2021 has changed our lives in many ways. It's been so disruptive that we will likely be talking about it for decades, analyzing the many different ways it reshaped our society. All of this added stress on the internet had people concerned about how well our networks would hold up. There was concern in the pandemic's early days that all that extra demand would "break" the internet. So, how did the internet hold up?

14 Fascinating Cord Cutting Statistics in 2020

14 Fascinating Cord Cutting Statistics in 2020

Posted under: Internet and Television

Ever since the television became a fixture in middle-class homes starting in the 1950s and 1960s, TV has been an integral part of American culture. However, in the past 15 years, change has defined the industry. The rise of the internet and streaming services has given people a lot of alternatives. Considering that the cost of cable has been steadily rising over the years, people are increasingly saying goodbye to cable, a trend known as cutting the cord.

The 10 Best WiFi Routers to Buy in 2020

The 10 Best WiFi Routers to Buy in 2020

Posted under: Internet

If you’re buying a router either to set up a new network or to update your current one and improve performance, there is a huge range of options at many different price points. As this is such an important purchase, it’s essential to consider each one carefully.

The Student's Internet Research Guide - 2020 Edition

The Student's Internet Research Guide - 2020 Edition

Posted under: Internet and Student

When studying, doing the right research is key to getting the grades you want. Research is a skill, just like reading or writing and in this article, we discuss how to get the most out of the resources available to you and where to go for more information and additional guidance.

The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

Posted under: Internet, Safety and Cyber Bullying

Today's youth don't know life without access to the internet. While this is a wonderful resource for learning and sharing, it also has a very dark side. Danger lurks on the internet and it's important we are all vigilant and informed about the dangers children face. We discuss 14 apps and social media sites that present a specific danger to children and discuss what parents can do to keep their children safe.

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

Posted under: Internet and Google

Today blogging is hugely popular having evolved from simple personal online journals to a major source of digital information and entertainment. Over a fairly short period of time, a government research project has become a core part of how we express ourselves, read news and connect with others.

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Posted under: Internet and Television

Disney Plus is the new streaming service from Disney. It’s a subscription-based service and is the the entertainment giant's direct response to other streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go. Streaming has become extremely popular in recent years as cord-cutting becomes a favored way to save money. In this post we discover the pros and cons of signing up for Disney Plus.

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