What is a VPN? A Guide to Virtual Private Networks

Paul Williams

A virtual private network, or VPN, is a private network that utilizes the Internet to connect remote sites or

May 1, 2020

What does Mbps Mean?

Paul Williams

When shopping for Internet services, buying a router, or measuring your Internet speeds, chances are you've

May 1, 2020

How do WiFi Extenders Work?

Paul Williams

Depending on the layout of your home and the location of your wireless router, it becomes difficult

May 1, 2020

What Is Internet Bandwidth and How Is It Measured?

Paul Williams

In today's connected society, nearly everyone spends time on the Internet. But what is Internet

January 14, 2014

Is It Time for a New Internet Router?

Paul Williams

If your Internet seems to be running slower than it used to, it may be because you need a new

January 13, 2014

Are Public WiFi Hotspots Safe?

Paul Williams

Public WiFi hotspots continue to pop up everywhere. They can be found in restaurants, coffee shops,

January 9, 2014

How to Test Internet Latency on Your Computer

Paul Williams

Whether you're playing online games, streaming online video, or engaging in other

January 7, 2014

Top 5 Risks of Employee Internet Usage

Paul Williams

It would be quite the challenge to run a successful business without allowing employee Internet

January 3, 2014

Travel WiFi Keeps You Connected on the Go

Paul Williams

Many travel services, such as airlines, cruise ships, and trains, are now providing travel WiFi

January 2, 2014

WiFi vs Wired Connection: Strengths and Weaknesses of Both

Paul Williams

When setting up a home network it helps to know the issues concerning a WiFi vs. Wired connection.

December 11, 2013

The Internet Bandwidth Calculator: Why Your Use Matters

Paul Williams

How much you download from the Internet varies from month to month, but is fairly consistent over

December 10, 2013

What Are the Best Rural Internet Options?

Paul Williams

Those who live in rural America enjoy all the perks that comes with country life, such as fresh

December 6, 2013

The Best WiFi Router for Streaming Video: 3 Options

Paul Williams

If you want to start streaming to your TV (or say, Chromecast) and you're just not able to connect

November 18, 2013

Miracast: An HDMI Alternative?

Paul Williams

Most consumers are familiar with high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cables. Over the last

November 15, 2013

How to Get a Lower Internet Bill

Paul Williams

In the early days of broadband, it was common to see Internet plans offering unlimited amounts of

November 14, 2013