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Why is my new computer slow?

As electronics get cheaper, more and more laptops are replaced by phones and tablets. Manufacturers turn to bloatware and ad/tracking software to make-up missed dollars. Since the release of the first iPhone, PC manufacturers have seen a decline in the number of yearly computer purchases. Phones can now do 99.9% of the tasks that previously … Continue reading Why is my new computer slow?

Types of Internet – Satellite

Satellite Internet over Satellite has become more common in recent years, but consumers are starting to wise up to the trick and we'll likely see people lose interest in this medium as Wireless ISPs become more accessible. Championed by companies like DirecTv and Dish's recent acquisition of HughesNET, Satellite internet is often a snake oil … Continue reading Types of Internet – Satellite

Types of Internet – WISP

WISP Wireless Internet Service Providers, are an up and coming technology in the residential and consumer markets. Used by businesses for over a decade, Wireless Internet Service Providers can distribute internet to areas that might otherwise go unreached by traditional copper or fiber lines. With new advances in 4G LTE, these services are becoming even … Continue reading Types of Internet – WISP

Types of Internet – VDSL

VDSL For years, very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber lines have helped to spread broadband across the country with "triple play" options. Like, ADSL, VDSL is also delivered over phone lines, but can provide much faster download speeds of 50mbps using the VDSL(2) protocol. However, these speeds are directly dependent on the distance of your home or business … Continue reading Types of Internet – VDSL

Types of Internet – ADSL

ADSL For years, asymmetric digital subscriber lines have been the standard in broadband across the country. Generally delivered via phone lines, ADSL can provide download speeds of 25mbps. However, these speeds are directly dependent on the distance of your home or business from the telecom company's "remote". (The remote is the large gray cabinet you … Continue reading Types of Internet – ADSL

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Home of the latest in tech tips, news, and security! As McAfee Media Solutions continues to grow, keep up to date with everything that's happening in the #FiberValley and #GigCity! The state of technology is always changing. As it does, we'll strive to bring you the latest information about new products, new services, and new … Continue reading Welcome to the Blog!