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Cable Modem Buyers Guide 2020

by | May 21, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 1 

To get the most out of your cable internet package, choose a cable modem that can keep up. We’ve got the lowdown on renting vs. buying, top brands (NETGEAR, ARRIS, Motorola), DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1 information, and cable provider compatibility.

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Cable Splitters: Get TV in Every Room

by | May 8, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 0 

Things were simpler in Ye Olden Analog Times. Back then, you could run a single coaxial cable into a house, screw on a coaxial cable splitter, and keep several housemates entertained with their own TV hookups for the cost of a single bill. Sure, the channel choices were limited, and the picture quality was sketchy, but it was easy—and cheap.

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Xfinity Flex Review 2020: Free Is Free, but Is It Good?

by | Apr 10, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 0 

Xfinity Flex adds more free shows and movies during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Update 4/10/20: To help its customers cope with sheltering in place, Xfinity has added additional content and resources to its Xfinity Flex streaming device. New free content includes a preview of NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming TV service and 300 documentaries on CuriosityStream. [...]

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Review of the AT&T U-verse Total Home DVR

by | Apr 3, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 1 

Overall, the AT&T U-verse Total Home DVR offers enough storage and features to make your U-verse experience a pleasant one. It isn’t perfect, and we wouldn’t choose U-verse just to get the DVR, but we also wouldn’t let it keep us from enjoying the hundreds of fiber-optic channels U-verse offers.

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Best CenturyLink-Compatible Modems 2020

by | Feb 28, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 1 

CenturyLink wireless modem Best for budget Buy with CenturyLink plan Actiontec C3000A Best for speed See on Amazon Zyxel C3000Z Best for static IPs See on Amazon Data effective 1/27/2020. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change. Jump to: CenturyLink wireless modem | Actiontec C3000A | Zyxel C3000Z | Actiontec [...]

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Roku Ultra | 2019’s Best Streaming TV Devices |

Roku Ultra Review 2020

by | Feb 11, 2020 | Equipment Guides | 1 

Roku Ultra is the best $99 streamer on the market. Specs: #1 perk: Roku interface Price: $99 4K, HDR resolution USB and Ethernet ports Get Roku Ultra Jump to: Pros and cons | Deals and promotions | Specs | Roku Express vs. the competition | Setup | Apps | User experience | Remote | Our final take  Bottom line: Roku [...]

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Roku Express Review 2020

by | | Equipment Guides | 1 

Specs: #1 perk: Inexpensive price Price: $29.99 1080p video resolution Thousands of available apps View on Amazon Jump to: Pros and cons | Deals and promotions | Specs | Roku Express vs. the competition | Setup | Apps | User experience | Remote | Our final take Bottom line: Roku Express is cheap and simple [...]

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Top 5 DVRs of 2020

by | Dec 20, 2019 | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

Five DVRs that add maximum flexibility to your minimum-activity moments. How we chose these top DVRs Did you know that there are hundreds of different DVRs out there? No? Well, each year sorts through this monster list—so you don’t have to—and picks the top five based on features, storage, and user experience. We also [...]

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Your Guide to Watching 4K HD

by | | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs | 4 

We’re seeing lots of 4K HD content cropping up from multiple services on every level. We’ve compiled a list of what you can use to take that dazzling new 4K HD TV for a spin.

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A variety of Xfinity compatible modems.

Best Xfinity-Compatible Modems 2020

by | | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

Do you have to use an Xfinity modem with Xfinity cable internet? We’ve waded through the sea of modems that work with Xfinity to find the best out there.

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