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Rachel Oaks

Senior Writer

Rachel Oaks has written hundreds of helpful articles in their five years at You want all the deets on internet providers, download speeds, and affordable internet? They’re your new favorite writer. Rachel earned their Bachelor of Arts in English at Southern Utah University. You can find more of Rachel’s delightful insights on Yahoo! Finance,, and BestCompany.

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2022 - July 12-13

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2022: TVs, Wi-Fi, Streaming, and More

by | Jul 13, 2022 | Best Of

Amazon Prime Day is here: July 12 and 13. Stick with us, and we’ll help you get the most out of your Prime membership today.

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Modem vs. Router: What’s the Difference?

by | Jun 7, 2022 | Uncategorized

To connect your home to the internet, you’ll need a modem and a router. While a modem/router combo usually takes up less space, separate devices are handy for flexibility and keeping up with the latest technology. Learn the difference between all these devices in this article.

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TV Buying Guide: How to Choose the Right TV

by | | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs

With a big purchase like a TV, you want to be sure you’re making the right decision. We’re here to help you learn what to look for in a TV so that once you’ve got it set up, all you need to worry about is which show to watch first.

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Hidden Costs of Spectrum

How Much Does Internet Cost?

by | Mar 10, 2022 | Tools

Internet plans average $50 per month—but our experts have the scoop on why your internet bill may differ.

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Best Wi-Fi Router for Long-Range 2023

by | Mar 4, 2022 | Best Of, Equipment Guides

When you need wireless coverage for a large house, a run-of-the-mill router won’t cut it. You’ll need a Wi-Fi router designed for long-range, like our top pick, ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX11000.

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Person holding a router with multiple cords attached

Why Is My Internet So Slow?

by | Feb 15, 2022 | Equipment Guides

If you feel like your internet is running slower than usual, it might be because you’re using it for more than you used to. We’ll help you figure out how to choose the internet plan you need—or how to get the most out of the internet you’ve got right now.

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Woman searching for a T V in a T V store

Name-Brand TVs vs. Their Cheaper Rivals: What’s the Difference?

by | Dec 21, 2021 | Best Of, Equipment Guides, TV FAQs

Is a name brand the only way to get a quality TV, or should you take a chance on a lesser-known brand? Compare Sony, LG & Samsung vs. TLC, Vizio & Element

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woman looking at tablet using internet

What Is a Good Internet Speed?

by | Nov 5, 2021 | Brand Reviews

To figure out what your right download speed should be, consider how many people use the internet in your home and what they use it for. Find out about download speeds, upload speeds, Wi-Fi hacks, and more with our expert guide to internet speeds.

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2019 T V Provider Customer Satisfaction Survey

2019’s Best TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction

by | Jan 29, 2021 | Best Of, Brand Reviews, Featured, Reviews

The best TV provider needs more than impressive channel counts and low prices—it has to impress its customers too. That’s why conducts an annual survey to search for the best TV provider in customer satisfaction.

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Best Internet Providers in Customer Satisfaction 2020

by | Jul 2, 2020 | Best Of, Industry News

See what folks like you all over the country think of top internet service providers. You might be surprised that some customers actually like their internet service. And that might help you make the decision to switch internet providers.

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