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Rachel Oaks

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Rachel has spent the past two years at CableTV.com writing articles that demystify hidden fees, DVRs, sound systems, and more. She makes door-to-door DISH and DIRECTV salespeople uncomfortable with her in-depth questions—but if that’s what it takes to get you the best TV experience, she’s happy to do it. In addition to writing for CableTV.com, Rachel’s work has been featured on Roku.com, TechGuySmartBuy.com, HowtoWatch.com, and SatelliteInternet.com.

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Best Mesh Wi-Fi Systems 2020

by | Oct 22, 2020 | Best Of | 0 

Move over, Wi-Fi router—mesh Wi-Fi systems are the hot new way to get home Wi-Fi. You can create a Wi-Fi signal throughout your house with a mesh network without degrading your connection quality.

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Best Internet Providers 2020

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In a perfect world, every internet service provider (ISP) would offer fast speeds at a great price. Unfortunately, a lot of providers have slow internet plans that cost a lot—or they’ll limit how much you can use your internet service. To help you skip the heartache of troublesome internet providers, we have five recommendations for the best internet providers.

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What Is Over-the-Air (OTA) TV?

by | Oct 21, 2020 | TV FAQs | 0 

Over-the-Air (OTA) TV is high-definition television broadcast from local television stations in your area. The only things you need to enjoy it are a TV and an antenna. You can even use an OTA DVR to record live TV.

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Best Fiber Internet Providers

by | Oct 19, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 0 

Here, we’ll get straight into the best fiber internet providers so you can get all those glass strands hooked up to your house and plug into the fastest, most-reliable internet connection around.

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Best Fiber TV Providers

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When we discuss fiber TV, we’re referring to television delivered through fiber-optic cables. Protected by several layers of coatings, bundles of fiber-optic cables deliver data via infrared light. These cables are made of optical fibers, which are essentially hundreds or thousands of hair-thin strands.

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Top 5 DVRs of 2020

by | Oct 16, 2020 | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

Do you love TV but don’t have a schedule that lets you watch your favorite shows when they air? You need a DVR. With the recording and storage power of a good DVR, you can keep up with everything you like to watch, and then some. And you won’t need a half dozen streaming subscriptions to do it.

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Best Tablets 2020

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In 2020, there are practically 80 billion tablets, so it’s hard to compare models. We spent hours comparing price, specs like storage and weight, user reviews, and much more. Luckily, we’ve narrowed your best options down to five—whether you’re looking for a bargain buy, laptop replacement, or peak performer.

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Best DSL Internet Providers 2020

by | Oct 2, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 1 

DSL: it’s everywhere. Well, DSL is nearly everywhere at least. And that’s one of its strongest qualities. About 88% of the urban US and 69% of the rural US have access to DSL internet—which means if you’re reading this, you probably do too.

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Amazon Prime Video Review 2020: Prices, Plans, and More

by | Sep 30, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Amazon Prime Video is an excellent perk for Amazon Prime subscribers, thanks to its included movies, exclusive series, and 4K Ultra HD videos. But if you’re not taking advantage of Amazon Prime’s free shipping and discounts, Prime Video simply doesn’t offer enough on its own to be worth the price.

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VRV Review 2020: Plans, Prices, Channels, and More

by | Sep 29, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

VRV is an awesome service for fans of animation who want to keep up on the newest anime. In addition to offering a lot of shows you won’t find on Hulu or Netflix, VRV also has simulcast anime, with new episodes uploaded the same day they air in Japan.

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