How to Spot Fake News

With online news and social media being so popular we don’t always know if what we're reading is true. How can you tell the difference?

April 12, 2017

Did you get a suspicious pop-up survey from Start Communications?

Have you tried to visit a website, only to realize that you typed the incorrect URL and had a survey pop up that appears to be from Start Communications?

January 26, 2017

What download speed do you actually need?

Ever wonder just how fast an internet connection you need for your home? We’ve got just the guide to help you decide...

August 17, 2016

What is Private Browsing?

Private browsing is a handy feature available on every modern browser that helps you keep sensitive information like web history and log-ins private, see how to use and enable it...

August 10, 2016

Net Neutrality? What is it, and should I care?

Net Neutrality is an idea that affect how the internet works on a foundational level. If you’re not sure what net neutrality is, and how it affects you, we’ve got the details right here...

August 3, 2016

Find Your Home Wi-fi Password

So you’ve set up your router from way back when and chose a long, secure password. Now you’ve got a new device that you need to add and can’t remember the password no matter how hard you try.

June 21, 2016

Beautifying your Browsing Experience

The best browser extensions that protect your privacy and makes the web a better place.

June 15, 2016

What is phishing, and how to avoid common scams

We've probably all seen a simple phishing scheme, but as phishing gets more sophisticated, we've put together a guide to help you spot and avoid these fraudulent emails.

June 8, 2016

The Kid Friendly Streaming Experience

These days, Saturday morning cartoons are becoming anytime, anywhere cartoons. While it's certainly convenient, we know you also want the best kid-friendly streaming experience possible. So here's a handy guide.

May 20, 2016

8 Common Network Jargons. Explained

Yes, techies throw around a lot of jargon, and we know when you start reading an instruction manual that's filled with acronyms like SSID, Mbps & Gbps, your eyes start to glaze over.

May 13, 2016

What is 802.11ac and do I need it?

Shopping for a new router? Wondering if those new, fancier 802.11ac routers are worth the premium? We have all the answers you need right here.

May 6, 2016

Everything you Need to Know About Two-Factor Authentication

Still wish there was more you could do to protect your personal information? Time to talk about the next level of Internet security.

April 20, 2016

What is Cloud Storage and Do I need it?

The cloud is all around us and powers most of our internet related services. One of the best tools the cloud has given us is cloud storage, and if you've always had questions about how it works read on.

April 13, 2016

5 Router Troubleshooting Tips

Having your Internet go down is frustrating. Sitting on the phone waiting for support is even worse. While we try our hardest to make sure you talk to a real person right away, here are 5 troubleshooting tips.

April 4, 2016

Wolfram? Wolfram Alpha!

Wolfram Alpha might be the most useful site on the internet you've never heard of.

March 23, 2016

Staying Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public Wi-Fi networks are great. In coffee shops and hotels, they can be a huge help for keeping us connected. But, public Wi-Fi networks are not nearly as secure as you think...

March 16, 2016

Yay Or Nay? Router-Modem Combo for your home.

Is the two-in-one router-modem combo a jack of all trades or master of none?

March 10, 2016

What Makes a Good Password?

The multitude of passwords we need nowadays can be annoying, but they are key to keeping our personal information safe online.

February 17, 2016

The Secret Netflix Codes

Now that you know just how much Netflix you can actually watch, it's time to dim the lights and bust out the popcorn. Netflix has a ton of great content, but sometimes it can be hard to find.

February 10, 2016

How much Netflix can I actually watch?

We love Netflix. As the service becomes more and more popular, many of us are moving away from traditional cable subscriptions to watch our favourite shows ...

February 3, 2016

Find your home's Wi-Fi sweetspot

After unwrapping your new smartphone, tablet or game console this holiday season, one of the first things you'll need is an internet connection.

January 8, 2016

See the year 2015 in search

Every year Google Trends publishes an end-of-year report on the most searched terms. From News Stories to Celebrities, search trends offer unique insights into the things people care about the most.

December 30, 2015

Get the 411 on keeping your kids safe on the internet

Just like the real world, the Internet is a big place and it can be easy for kids to get into trouble. With the approach of Christmas, more kids will...

December 8, 2015

The Coolest YouTube Tricks

With YouTube, something is always on. That's why we've put together these 4 tips that'll dramatically improve your YouTube experience. Watch on YouTubers!

December 1, 2015

Tips to using Google search like a pro

Sometimes, a simple keyword search just won't do. Here are a few tips that'll help you to find exactly what you're looking for.

December 1, 2015

Six useful browser shortcuts

Google Chrome & Firefox have some unique shortcuts that'll save you a whole bunch of time and effort. Here are 6 we think you're going to love.

December 1, 2015