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Technology Links We Love

Posted March 12, 2015

What’s the best way to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology? At one point, we spent all our time connecting on Myspace and downloading music from Napster. Now we can barely keep up with how to tweet, properly use a hashtag, and tag our family and friends in photos. And that’s only t…

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Let's Keep The Internet Awesome

Posted March 5, 2015

Last Thursday The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to keep the Internet open and free by enforcing net neutrality rules that require Internet providers to treat all traffic the same. Whether watching your favorite show on Amazon Prime, Netflix or Hulu content will load at the same sp…

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Got Chromecast?

Posted February 26, 2015

Who knew $35 could cast a little slice of streaming heaven? With Chromecast, you can stream your favorite movies, tv shows and music from your phone or tablet straight to your TV. Chromecast works with a number of apps such as Netflix, HBO GO, YouTube, and Pandora. You can use the app to browse, …

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Streaming Happily Ever After

Posted February 16, 2015

Streaming allows you to watch what you want, when you want but without a reliable Internet connection your experience won’t be enjoyable. Wi-Fi is present in almost every home, but it’s important to remember that Wi-Fi cannot support uninterrupted streaming. We encourage Webpass customers to use …

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Make Your Home Smarter With These 3 Devices

Posted February 12, 2015

How many times have you locked yourself out of your house? Forgot to turn the lights off before you leave? Had the desire to turn your air conditioner on before getting home? We have good news, smart home devices allow you to do all of these things and more! With so many smart home technologies …

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What IPv6 Means For You

Posted February 4, 2015

There has been a lot of discussion recently in the marketplace about IPv6 and what it means for the future of the Internet. As the Internet continues to grow, we need more IP addresses, which is exactly what IPv6 is providing. IPv4 allows for approximately 4 billion unique IP addresses and as man…

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Will The FCC Reclassify The Definition Of Broadband?

Posted January 26, 2015

Imagine you’re making a presentation to your CEO on 2015 revenue projections when the Internet buffers, you start sweating because you can’t navigate your presentation, and hundreds of people are staring at you. All you can think is why is this happening? It’s most likely because your broadband s…

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Introducing Jumping Jake

Posted January 22, 2015

In 2003, Webpass was only serving San Francisco, but when our founder Charles recognized he could bring the same fast and reliable Internet to areas beyond San Francisco, he strategically started growing the business in the greater Bay Area and other major urban markets. As the company expanded g…

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Top 5 Internet Search Tricks

Posted January 15, 2015

Do you ever feel like your search isn’t returning the results you are looking for? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Below are a few tips for improving your search results.

1. Use quotations marks to search for exact phrases. One of the best ways to limit page returns is to use quotation marks ar…

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Counting UP Not Down This Year With 500 Mbps

Posted January 8, 2015

We’re speeding on up over here at Webpass! On January 2nd we launched 500 Mbps at no additional charge to eligible residential buildings in San Francisco, San Diego and Chicago. If your building is eligible for the upgrade you’ll receive an email notifying you of the speed upgrade.

There are …

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