WiFi 101

Jitter: What is it & How to fix it

Jitter is the uniformity, or lack thereof, in which packets of information arrive to your device from the internet. Also called “stuttering,” jitter is a common measurement for network stability. A jumpy internet connection that performs at inconsistent speeds may be caused by high jitter. When you access the internet from your device, information, referred […]

How To Have Fast Internet Pt. 3 (WiFi vs. Ethernet)

Part 3 of our How To Have Fast Internet focuses on the difference between WiFi and Ethernet and how they affect your internet speed and connectivity,   Wi-Fi versus Ethernet As a final tip, checkout the Wifi Spotcheck tool by HubbleIQ to see how well your WiFi connection works. Run the tool in different areas in your […]

How To Have Fast Internet Pt. 2

Photo by Jonathan on Unsplash This second part of our How To Have Fast Internet series focuses on the hardware involved in fast internet. Computers and Routers Having good equipment is the next crucial piece in a fast internet connection. This is because, for the average non-technical internet user, “slow internet” may not really have to do […]

How To Have Fast Internet Pt. 1

Having fast internet involves more than just buying the best internet package offered by your internet service provider. Sometimes, after buying the best package possible, it can feel like you’re still not getting the fast internet  that you hoped for. This is because many factors can go into having fast internet speeds. Having fast internet […]

WiFi Vs Internet

Internet and WiFi do not mean the same thing. But we often hear them used interchangeably. When someone asks, “how do I connect to the internet?” or says, “the WiFi here is bad”, they are often making an incorrect reference to one of these terms. Knowing what the internet is and how your internet service […]

Why Is My Internet Out

What A Bad Connection Looks Like Have you ever been checking and responding to emails or watching reruns of The Office on Netflix and suddenly get a message on your screen saying “no internet connection”? This is the frustration of having an internet connection that cuts out unexpectedly. Having your internet cut out is different […]

Tips For Dealing With Your ISP

Internet service providers (ISP) can be difficult to deal with. From finding out why your connection keeps cutting out to determining which internet service package best fits your needs, here are a few tips on dealing with your ISP.   Before contacting your ISP about your service, run the HubbleIQ WiFi Quality test. Get your […]

Latency Lag Delay

What is Latency There is nothing worse than having your work slowed down by a computer that just seems to disregard your commands. When you click on a tab in your web browser and it takes longer than expected to switch over to it or when you type a sentence in Google Docs but the […]

Why Is My Internet Spotty

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Photo by Domenico Loia on Unsplash Whether you’re a remote worker, a distance learning student, or an online gamer, sometimes the only thing you’re sure of about your online experience is that it is going to be spotty and unreliable. For a lot of internet users this is just the way it is. However, it […]

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