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Fast Fiber Networks Have Quietly Won the Broadband War

Fast Fiber Networks Have Quietly Won the Broadband War

Thank subsidies and our pandemic-era data appetite. No wonder Google Fiber has restarted its expansion plans.

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Unplug These Appliances and Watch Your Electric Bill Drop

Unplug These Appliances and Watch Your Electric Bill Drop

Here's how much money you can save by unplugging certain household devices when you aren't using them.

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Your Keurig Desperately Needs a Clean: 5 Steps for a Better Brew

Your Keurig Desperately Needs a Clean: 5 Steps for a Better Brew

Yes, you need to regularly de-gunk your Keurig coffee maker. Here are five easy tips to clean it.

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Best Mesh Routers for 2022: Top Systems On Sale Now

Best Mesh Routers for 2022: Top Systems On Sale Now

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Best Wi-Fi Routers for 2022

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Best Air Purifier of 2022: Tested and Reviewed
Best Air Purifier of 2022: Tested and Reviewed

Best Air Purifier of 2022: Tested and Reviewed

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Best Internet Speed Tests of 2022: Here's How Fast Your Internet Really Is
Best Internet Speed Tests of 2022: Here's How Fast Your Internet Really Is

Best Internet Speed Tests of 2022: Here's How Fast Your Internet Really Is

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Best Video Doorbell Cameras for 2022

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Best Wi-Fi Extenders in 2022: Top Picks Tested and Compared

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The Best Electric Kettle of 2022

The Best Electric Kettle of 2022

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The Best Roomba Alternatives to Keep Your Floors Clean

The Best Roomba Alternatives to Keep Your Floors Clean

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Best Home Security Systems for 2022

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The Best Cat Toys, According to Our Favorite Felines

The Best Cat Toys, According to Our Favorite Felines

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Best Wireless Home Security Cameras for 2022

Best Wireless Home Security Cameras for 2022

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Best Ice Cream to Order Online

The Absolute Best Ice Cream to Order Online

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Best Dishwasher for 2022

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The 5 Best Air Fryers for 2022
The 5 Best Air Fryers for 2022

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14 Cleaning Tools That'll Make You Excited to Wash Up in 2022

14 Cleaning Tools That'll Make You Excited to Wash Up in 2022

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Best Soda Water Maker for 2022

Best Soda Water Maker for 2022

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Best Smart Home Products for 2022 That Aren't Made by Amazon or Google

Best Smart Home Products for 2022 That Aren't Made by Amazon or Google

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Best Blender for 2022

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Best DIY Home Security Systems for 2022

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Best Solar Companies of 2022

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Best Fire Pit for 2022

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Best Internet Service Providers for Streaming in 2022

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Back-to-School Supplies are Marked Down by Up to 63% at Amazon

Back-to-School Supplies are Marked Down by Up to 63% at Amazon

Backpacks, mechanical pencils, markers, sticky notes, notebooks and more are all on sale.

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Labor Day Sales 2022: Date and Deals We Expect to See

Labor Day Sales 2022: Date and Deals We Expect to See

Labor Day is just next month and the biggest sales will begin soon.

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Best Back-to-School Student Internet Discounts and Deals

Best Back-to-School Student Internet Discounts and Deals

We can help you sift through the available broadband deals for this coming semester.

Save on This Back-To-School Must-Have at Stanley

Save on This Back-To-School Must-Have at Stanley

Get $10 off two 14-ounce Adventure Quencher Travel Tumblers

Bonfire Season Isn't Over Yet -- Save with Solo Stove's Summer Sale

Bonfire Season Isn't Over Yet -- Save with Solo Stove's Summer Sale

Save up to 40% off fire pit bundles and more.

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Try This Free DIY Hack to Repurpose Your Old Android or iPhone

Try This Free DIY Hack to Repurpose Your Old Android or iPhone

Don't throw away that old, dusty phone. Instead, convert it into a security camera.

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Best Home Security Camera of 2022

Best Home Security Camera of 2022

Indoor cameras, outdoor cameras, nanny cams and smart cams: These are the best of the best.

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Best Video Doorbell Cameras for 2022

Best Video Doorbell Cameras for 2022

From Wyze to Ring, these are the best video doorbells on the market, no matter your needs.

Ring, Google and the Police: What to Know About Emergency Requests for Video Footage

Ring, Google and the Police: What to Know About Emergency Requests for Video Footage

The law lets Ring and Google share user footage with police during emergencies without consent and without warrants. Here's everything you should know.

Best Home Security Systems for 2022

Best Home Security Systems for 2022

Keeping your home safe is a priority. Consider these top picks for home security systems from brands like Ring, Xfinity, SimpliSafe and more.

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Fast Fiber Networks Have Quietly Won the Broadband War

Fast Fiber Networks Have Quietly Won the Broadband War

Thank subsidies and our pandemic-era data appetite. No wonder Google Fiber has restarted its expansion plans.

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T-Mobile Makes Its Home Internet Open to Everyone, but With Data Limit Catch

T-Mobile Makes Its Home Internet Open to Everyone, but With Data Limit Catch

Home Internet Lite will work anywhere T-Mobile has service -- but if you go over your data cap, prepare to be severely slowed down.

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Google Fiber Is Growing Again

Google Fiber Is Growing Again

The service is expanding into five new states.

Elon Musk's Starlink Loses $886M Subsidy to Expand Rural Internet Access

Elon Musk's Starlink Loses $886M Subsidy to Expand Rural Internet Access

The FCC wasn't convinced the SpaceX division "could deliver the promised service."

Best Mesh Routers for 2022: Top Systems On Sale Now

Best Mesh Routers for 2022: Top Systems On Sale Now

A good mesh router will spread fast, reliable internet speeds throughout your entire home. After countless tests, here are the ones we recommend.

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If Your Amazon Echo Is Sitting Here, Move It Now

If Your Amazon Echo Is Sitting Here, Move It Now

These four areas in your home should be off limits for your Alexa speakers. Trust us, we've got some better options.

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Save on Echo and Smart Plug Bundle, Plus up to 70% off Other Amazon Devices

Save on Echo and Smart Plug Bundle, Plus up to 70% off Other Amazon Devices

Prime Day may be over, but with prices on popular Amazon products starting at $12, there's still a chance to cash in on a great deal.

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Best Smart Home Deals: Discounts on Smart Lights, Plugs, Speakers, Appliances and More

Best Smart Home Deals: Discounts on Smart Lights, Plugs, Speakers, Appliances and More

Don't pay full price for your next smart home gadget. Here are the best deals on smart home essentials, including lights, switches and appliances.

What Is the Real Cost of Setting Up an Amazon Alexa Smart Home?

What Is the Real Cost of Setting Up an Amazon Alexa Smart Home?

I did the math to determine the cost of three Amazon smart home setups.

Snag a 2nd-Gen Lenovo Smart Clock for 33% Off Today Only at Best Buy

Snag a 2nd-Gen Lenovo Smart Clock for 33% Off Today Only at Best Buy

This simple Lenovo smart display makes an excellent bedside companion, and right now you can pick one up for just $60.

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Your Keurig Desperately Needs a Clean: 5 Steps for a Better Brew

Your Keurig Desperately Needs a Clean: 5 Steps for a Better Brew

Yes, you need to regularly de-gunk your Keurig coffee maker. Here are five easy tips to clean it.

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Yes, There Is a Right Way to Load the Dishwasher

Yes, There Is a Right Way to Load the Dishwasher

Turns out you can't just throw all those cups, plates and forks in there and expect them to get clean.

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Labor Day Sales 2022: Date and Deals We Expect to See

Labor Day Sales 2022: Date and Deals We Expect to See

Labor Day is just next month and the biggest sales will begin soon.

There's Probably Mold in Your Washing Machine. Here's How to Get Rid of It

There's Probably Mold in Your Washing Machine. Here's How to Get Rid of It

Does your clean laundry stink? The problem could be mold or bacteria in your washer.

What to do when your ice maker stops making ice

What to do when your ice maker stops making ice

Don't be so quick to make a service call when your ice maker stops working. Try these simple troubleshooting techniques and fixes first to save yourself money and frustration.

Yard & Outdoors

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Groceries Are Getting More Expensive. Try Growing Your Own Herbs at Home

Groceries Are Getting More Expensive. Try Growing Your Own Herbs at Home

Grow your own herbs with these five easy steps and save money.

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How to Clean a Grill So It Works Better and Lasts Longer

How to Clean a Grill So It Works Better and Lasts Longer

Get your grill sparkling clean for summer's home stretch in just a few easy steps.

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Best Coolers for 2022

Best Coolers for 2022

Coolers are essential for barbecues and camping alike. We tested a bunch. Here are the coolers we recommend.

Buying Fresh Vegetables From the Store Can Be Expensive. Try Growing Your Own

Buying Fresh Vegetables From the Store Can Be Expensive. Try Growing Your Own

Just follow these seven steps to start your veggie garden.

New Solo Stove 2.0 Fire Pits Add a Removable Ash Pan and That Makes Me Happy

New Solo Stove 2.0 Fire Pits Add a Removable Ash Pan and That Makes Me Happy

Solo Stove makes some of the best smokeless fire pits. Now they're a lot easier to clean, based on our hands-on test with the new middle-sized Bonfire 2.0 model.

Energy & Utilities

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Get Cheaper Solar Energy at Home in These 4 Ways

Get Cheaper Solar Energy at Home in These 4 Ways

Start adopting solar energy without the high price.

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Why Don't All Parking Lots Have Solar Panels Over Them?

Why Don't All Parking Lots Have Solar Panels Over Them?

Solar power and a covered parking spot seems like a great combination, but here's why many places are holding back.

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We Should All Set Our Thermostats to This Exact Temperature Over the Summer

We Should All Set Our Thermostats to This Exact Temperature Over the Summer

Electric bills are on the rise. Here's how to keep your home cool while minimizing electricity costs, according to the US Department of Energy.

Unplug These Appliances and Watch Your Electric Bill Drop

Unplug These Appliances and Watch Your Electric Bill Drop

Here's how much money you can save by unplugging certain household devices when you aren't using them.

Save $53 On Ecobee's SmartThermostat and Upgrade Your Home for Just $196

Save $53 On Ecobee's SmartThermostat and Upgrade Your Home for Just $196

Save on heating and cooling costs with a thermostat that can learn and adapt to your routine.

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