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What is an Internet Card?

You get online a lot of different ways – on your phone, laptop, tablet, desktop. But, with smarter technology, you can also get online a lot of different places. No, not just in coffee houses or at the airport. Like, a lounge chair on the beach. Or a park bench. Or maybe at a baseball…read more.

What is a Fiber Optic Cable?

Internet speeds are abstract to a lot of people. You know you get “X” amount of download speeds, measured in megabits per second – but you might not know how fast that really is, or know what’s a mediocre speed, what’s a good speed and what’s a great speed. But – if you get Internet…read more.

What is a Router?

A router is a small device that forwards data to the appropriate parts of a computer network. For example, routers can connect multiple devices to one network. A router is typically a small box and may have visible or hidden antennas. These router antennas are used to connect computers and Wi-Fi enabled devices to the…read more.

What is a DSL Modem?

There’s really not much to understanding Internet equipment. You only need a few pieces of hardware to get your Internet service up and running. But one thing that every Internet service needs? A modem. What does a modem do? Basically, its main job is to establish your actual Internet connection. It also acts as translator…read more.

What is an Ethernet Cable?

Cables can be confusing. But, once you know a few basics, the rest falls into place. One of the most basic cables to know and identify is an Ethernet cable. An Ethernet cable is the most standard type of cable to connect your router to your Internet service provider’s network. They’re typically thicker cables, with…read more.