Technology / Getting Online / Internet Service

  • Stream: What to know about Comcast's new streaming service

      

    Cable giant Comcast has just become the latest company to go after the increasing number of people looking for alternatives to the traditonal pay-TV subscription. Well, kind...

  • Making Internet Privacy Easy

      

    Are you concerned with all the discussion about online tracking by the government and private industry? There are some simple steps you can take to limit it. The use of cookies to track your...

  • Internet Telephony List

      

    These plans work just like a regular land-line telephone. The only difference is that you're using the Internet as your connection. You must have a high-speed Internet connection...

  • A discount cell service that runs on Verizon network

      

    There's an all out price war going on behind the scenes with the nation's cell phone carriers, and if you know how to play the game you're gonna save big money. For example, Verizon...

  • Ransomware: Holding Your Computer Hostage for Money

      

    The worst ransomware to date is freezing up computers until consumers pay scammers hundreds of dollars to supposedly implement a fix. Beware of this ransomware virus Crypto-Locker is apparently...

  • Google Fiber Expanding to 4 More Cities

      

    Internet service needs more competition in the United States. And it's about to get it in 4 more cities from Google Fiber!  A look at Google Fiber's expansion plans Google announced the...

  • Free Internet Speed Test Available Online

      

    Every year, the Federal Communications Commission does an Internet speed test on the service being offered by your DSL or cable modem provider. Are you really getting the speed you're paying...

  • Ryan Block's Comcast Customer Retention Nightmare

      

    Have you ever tried to fire your cable or Internet company and gotten the runaround from the customer retention department?Technology writer Ryan Block got the runaround to end all runarounds when...

  • Comcast merger would stifle competition

      

    I've been spitting fire in media interviews about Comcast getting married with Time Warner. We already have inferior Internet versus other countries and we pay more for a degraded surfing...

  • Easy home network solution for parents

      

    If you have children, you'll want to pay attention to this easy way that you can to be in control of home networking. It's more important than ever today to create an electronic leash for your...

  • Monopolies can degrade your Internet experience

      

    Going forward, monopoly telephone and cable companies will be allowed to degrade your web surfing if they don't like the sites you visit. It used to be that you would go on the Internet and you...

  • New danger of having private info stolen at free wifi hotspots

      

    New technology allowing amateurs to hack into password-protected accounts makes it more important than ever that you surf with care at free wifi hotspots. Free wifi is popping up in more and...

  • Comcast's rates could soar for Internet service

      

    The nation's largest cable operator is about to stick it to customers who watch streaming video without a pay TV package. Fortunately, you have alternatives in the marketplace! Comcast has...

  • Best options for rural internet access

      

    Unfortunately as internet technology has expanded around the nation, the one group of Americans that have been left out of the developments are those who live in rural areas.The cities and the...

  • Facebook's free wifi offer

      

    Facebook is testing a free wifi option at select businesses in Northern California…but there’s a tradeoff for free access. In order to access the Facebook Wifi option, you must log...