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When you sign up for broadband Internet service, you need a modem that converts the digital signal into something your computers, phones, TVs and other connected devices can talk to. The big cable and phone companies make it very easy for you by offering to rent you a modem to use, but you don’t … [Read more...] about How to save on Internet by buying your own modem
College football season is one of the most exciting in American sports. With top teams going head-to-head on the gridiron, we have an exciting season ahead! Whether you want to see the current top-ranked team claim the national championship or are cheering for an underdog, follow this updated guide … [Read more...] about How to watch college football without cable (2022)
Before high-speed internet and digital music and movies, it wasn't rare for people to spend thousands of dollars on a DVD and CD collection. But with today’s options for online streaming and on-demand content, the need for physical media has gone by the wayside as easier and cheaper versions of … [Read more...] about How to profit from your old CD and DVD collections
Have you cut the cord on cable TV, but still want to watch pro sports live? Rest assured, you have plenty of options for streaming your favorite sports online. Games are available to watch on nearly any device you own. The trick figuring out how to watch live sports for free is subscribing to the … [Read more...] about How to watch pro sports live without cable TV 2022
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You’re stuck at home and have already scrolled through all of Netflix and you don’t want to dish out the extra cash to stream more entertainment. That’s OK. You don’t need to. With just your computer, there are plenty of free sites where you can legally stream more things to watch. Take the time to … [Read more...] about Free movies and TV shows you can stream
This list of gifts would make perfect stocking stuffers or gifts for guys and girls who love gadgets. The best part is that they are all affordable, with most less than $35, and you can get free shipping if your order total is over a certain amount. Most of these are items that I've given in the … [Read more...] about 10 great affordable gadget gifts
Making the journey to mail a letter or package is not always the easiest (or most enjoyable) task, especially given the long lines and often questionable customer service. Whether you're sending a care package or lots of wedding invitations, everything can be done right from your kitchen table — … [Read more...] about How to mail packages from home
Tablet computers have come a long way since their introduction. Modern tablet computers are powerful devices that can handle many computing needs, and may even replace your old laptop or desktop completely. Tablets, such as the iPad and Amazon Fire, may offer some budget savings compared to a full … [Read more...] about iPad, Fire or other? Buying guide to tablet devices
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Every fall, companies like Apple, Samsung, and Google release their new flagship smartphones. If you’re carrying a prior-version iPhone and want to upgrade to the latest version, don’t rush to click the buy button just yet. Before you do, take a few minutes to research the best ways to sell your old … [Read more...] about Where is the best place to sell your iPhone?
One of the best freebies I’ve ever received from a company was a Chromebook. The CR-48 was the first Chromebook offered to the public, and I snagged mine a decade ago as part of the Chrome Notebook Pilot Program. Chromebooks have become a popular, affordable alternative to more expensive Windows and … [Read more...] about Can a Chromebook replace your laptop?
While few people knew the term “cloud computing” just a decade ago, the cloud has become an important part of our digital lives. Cloud services now cover important needs like email, music, photos, and other files. One of the most important uses of the cloud is personal file storage. Fortunately, you … [Read more...] about Which free cloud storage solution is best?
If you need to do anything with a computer involving word processing, spreadsheets, or presentations, the longtime default software package was Microsoft Office. While many businesses and schools still rely heavily on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office programs, … [Read more...] about Free alternatives to MS Office software