Technology / Getting Online / Internet Service

  • Verizon strike: How will it affect your phone, Internet, TV service?

      

    With the news that 36,000 Verizon union employees have gone on strike, customers may be wondering if their phone, Internet or TV service will be affected. The short answer from the company is...

  • New broadband service labels borrow from food industry

      

    Ever felt like you need a visual aid just to understand what's going on with the price and performance of your Internet service? Then this chart's for you! Read more: Google Fiber...

  • 10 ways to watch awesome TV without a cable bill

      

    The average cable bill is $99.10, according to Liechtman Research Group. From 1995 to 2014 the price of cable increased at a whopping 2½ times the rate of...

  • Google Fiber bringing free Internet to low-income housing

      

    Google is committed to helping everyone get connected. As a part of the White House's ConnectHome initiative, President Obama, with the help of Google, promised to connect...

  • Fake hotspots that look like legit public Wi-Fi

      

    There are some things you should never do on public Wi-Fi. Here’s why.

  • Save on in-flight Wi-Fi

      

    Flown recently? Did you experience sticker shock for in-flight Wi-Fi? Here are steps to take to save on the service.

  • Warning: Watch out for fake hotspots that look like legit public Wi-Fi

      

  • This is the dirt cheap Internet access you've been waiting for

      

    EveryoneOn.org is an organization dedicated to providing Internet access to all, or, as they put it, they aim to “leverage the democratizing power of the Internet to provide opportunity to...

  • Fast Internet connection adds $5,000 to your home's value

      

    When you go to buy a home, a new study shows you'll pay substantially more for that home if it has access to very fast Internet. What's been called "the digital divide" is...

  • 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...