How your Internet Browser affects your broadband speed test

The Broadband Speed Test: Does Your Internet Browser Matter? Browser Wars. In the late 1990s, the term referred to Explorer’s triumph over Navigator as the de-facto Internet browsing standard, but since 2003 it has applied to the battle between offerings like Mozilla’s Firefox, Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari and yes, Internet Explorer. Each browser has its […]

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Why Gamers are Experts on their Bandwidth Test Results

Ever since the Internet entered the broadband era earlier this century, gamers are one group definitely reaping the benefits of extra bandwidth. High-end games like World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, and Destiny require an Internet account with speeds upwards of at least 10 Mbps for the best performance, but reward gamers with enthralling graphics […]

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How do I test my Speed on a Phone without an App?

Keeping track of your Internet speed on a smartphone is a good idea, especially when you are traveling and need to verify the quality of your broadband connection. Nothing is worse than having to download a large file before giving a presentation when the bandwidth is near a dial-up level. The problem is that many […]

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Comcast offers a Comcast Speed Test to their Subscribers

In the dog-eat-dog world of Internet service providers, many companies in the space offer extra features to lure customers away from the competition. Comcast — one of the largest media companies in the world — is no exception. The company provides their own Comcast speed test to both subscribers and the public, branded as the […]

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Apple Watch: Bandwidth Speed on your Wrist

The unveiling of the Apple Watch was one of the highlights of Apple’s recent event centered on the introduction of the iPhone 6 and iOS 8. Rumors of the smartwatch — usually tagged with the iWatch moniker — appeared in various technology media sources for the previous year. Now with an actual device slated to […]

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CenturyLink is an Internet Service Provider, a Phone Company, and More

A full service communications company that first garnered its reputation as a phone company under a variety of monikers, CenturyLink is also an ISP with a host of subscription options for anyone looking for Internet access — provided you are in their service area. The company also offers IPTV service in a small number of […]

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Dish Network Internet Option gets Satellite TV Owners on the Web

Satellite TV subscribers sometimes suffer from limited access to broadband options provided by DSL or Cable, usually users in rural regions not served by those landline Internet providers. The Dish Network Internet option, known as dishNET, offers the opportunity for high-speed access, but interested customers need to pay close attention to some of the differences […]

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