For many of us, our connection to the internet from our homes happens via cable. Even our phones often rely on that, as we connect to Wi-Fi to work, Wordle, shop or spin through TikTok. There are alternatives, though, and not just satellite service.
Nowadays, there’s a 5G option for home internet, at least in some areas. CNET’s Eli Blumenthal spent a few weeks trying it out and said this broadband option shows “plenty of promise,” along with notable shortfalls.
His story is among the many in-depth features and thought-provoking commentaries that appeared on CNET this week. So here you go. These are the stories you don’t want to miss.
T-Mobile’s and Verizon’s respective 5G home internet offerings have potential, but both need work to fix consistency.
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This social app, which seeks to avoid the phoniness of its much-bigger rivals, takes just a couple minutes a day and still allows for friendly competition.
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A very personal list of the best things I’ve ever seen online.