Before you can get to 'computing' you've got to get connected. Learn about things like modem speed, broadband connections, T1 lines and satellite internet.
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Web3: The Next Phase of the Internet Is Coming
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How to Access the Dark Web
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How to Delete a Gmail Account
How Websites Use 'Dark Patterns' to Trick You Online
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10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality
Does Weather Mess With Your Internet Connection?
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What's the Difference Between a Modem and a Router?
It's part of an ominous trend of governments taking control of internet access and content to assert authoritarian control over what citizens see and hear, as well as their ability to organize through social media.
By Margaret Hu
The undersea cables that transmit the internet across the world are largely unprotected from terrorist or military attack.
And those satellites could provide you with crazy fast internet service.
A connected world stretching from your blender to your thermostat to the satellites overhead? It seemed like a good idea at the time.
Fiber Optics, the technique of transmitting light through transparent, flexible fibers of glass or plastic.
Your options for getting online are myriad, and the technology is ever-evolving. Learn about modems, cables, WiFi and hotspots in vehicles with images of Internet connection tech.
The United States isn't quite the world leader in Internet access that it once was. But how do you measure how wired a country is? Which ones are in the top 10?
Imagine plugging your computer into any electrical outlet in your home and having high-speed Internet access instantly. Power line broadband is offered in a few U.S. cities, but there are groups and government agencies fighting to block further development. What's the controversy about?
There are too many variables to make a generalization about whether Ethernet or USB is the better way to connect your home computer. Read this article to learn how to pick the right one for your system.
If you've been holding your breath for the next best thing in Internet connections, get ready to exhale. VDSL has five times the speed of regular broadband.
By Jeff Tyson
How do you access the Internet other than dial-up if you live too far from a phone company office for DSL and there is no cable TV on your street? Satellite Internet access may be worth considering.
It can be truly frustrating -- one minute you're zipping along just fine, the next, you can't get one page to load. What's causing the backup? Cable modems are part of a loop that begins at the cable company's central office, goes through a certain neighborhood or area, and comes back to the central office.