Broadband

The best broadband deals for Seniors

There are dozens of different ways to get broadband at home, and many providers offer special deals for seniors. Here's how to get them.

The Chicago School District relying on donations to get its students online

Teachers were stuffing 800 envelopes with learning packets and mailing them to students’ homes because many families in the area don’t have computers or high-speed internet.

How many Americans really have high-speed internet access?

The FCC says 14 million people don't have broadband internet access. Microsoft says its research shows that it is actually closer to 163 million.

America’s internet inequality amplified by COVID-19

NBC News’ Jacob Ward examines how families are struggling to stay connected without equal access to the internet.

Fast internet test: Are you getting the speed you pay for?

Our speed test will tell you exactly how fast your internet connection really is - so you can see if you're getting what you pay for.

Working from home? Here’s how to make sure your Wi-Fi is up to speed: CNET

From speed tests to tweaking settings, CNE's guide has most people covered (although be warned it does get a little technical...)

The digital divide leaves millions at a disadvantage during the coronavirus pandemic

Gregory Porumbescu of Rutgers University warns the 24 million Americans with no connectivity are facing massive issues during the Coronavirus pandemic.

ISPs Raise Speeds and Suspend Data Caps in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has a great overview of what different US ISP's are doing with their data caps and speeds (and it's not behind their firewall)

Coronavirus: How to clean your keyboard and mouse properly

With Coronavirus spreading globally, keeping your gadgets clean is important - particularly your phone screen, keyboard and mouse. Here's what you need to know.

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How to change your iPhone Home Screen

Did you know you can customize your iPhones's Home Screen? Follow our guide to find out how

Social media stress: Are YOU suffering?

The constant stream of messages, updates and content that social media apps deliver right to our pockets can sometimes feel like a social overload, invading your personal space and obliging you to reply in order to maintain friendships.