ISP Speeds Revealed – How Does Your County Compare? PC Pitstop advertises its home-computer security product, PC Matic, nationwide. Because of this, PC Pitstop is able to acquire various data sets throughout 98.9% of the United States. PC Pitstop decided to capitalize on this, by analyzing bandwidth speeds obtained through PC Matic scans. When a […]
ISP Regulations Repealed — Your Browsing Data Now Available to Highest Bidder Yesterday, April 3, 2017, President Trump signed a law repealing ISP regulations on selling consumer’s browsing data. The law is not going to take effect until December of 2017. Once the law does go into effect, ISPs will have the authorization to sell […]
Is it time to cut the cable? Let’s talk over your options to help you come to the right decision for your household.
A new book from telecommunications policy expert Susan Crawford…suggests that sub-standard internet service in the US will not be addressed until…
Beginning this month, Netflix will publicly rank the performance of the ISPs carrying Netflix streams.
A chart included in the newly released report from the Fedaral Communications Commmision shows the impact of rush hour on the internet.
A newly released Fedaral Communications Commmision report suggests ISP customers are getting more of what they pay for.
Remember a time when you were safe in your home, when you could talk to your family about important matters and feel safe? Remember when you wrote “CONFIDENTIAL” on the outside of an envelope and it meant something? Those days are gone and what’s worse, seem almost laughable. Bye bye privacy, it was good while it lasted.
We’ve been analyzing performance of computers for well over 10 years, and there is another sub system that can impact the performance just about as much as any of your traditional sub systems such as memory and processor. That is your internet connection. In today’s world, you really cannot run your PC well without an internet connection. Even when I am writing an article like this, I prefer to be connected to the internet to do on-the-fly fact checking, or quick synonyms, or whatever. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about your internet connection and how to get the most out of it.
The internet keeps getting faster as ISP’s continually increase performance to be more competitive. The following results are based on the actual bandwidth tests run by PC’s at PC Pitstop.