Danika Miller is a writer with Reviews.com. She was the first staff writer to join Reviews.com back in May of 2017, when the content team was a meager but mighty group of seven. Since then, she’s written about everything from home security and internet to nerf guns and microwaves. You can find her previous work lurking on literary sites and in fiction anthologies hidden deep in university libraries.

The Latest from Danika

Microsoft and Google Are Winning the Early Battles of the Game Streaming War

Microsoft and Google Are Winning the Early Battles of the Game Streaming War

Jun 14, 2019 | News

This week marked a true beginning to the great video game streaming war. The gaming industry’s premiere E3 conference took place, with sides continuing to declare their cause, new players stepping onto the battlefield, and interesting alliances forming. We’ve witnessed a similar war for dominance in the TV streaming world. In the beginning, consumers had…

Frontier FiOS Internet Review

Frontier FiOS Internet Review

Jun 12, 2019 | Review

Frontier FiOS internet is exclusively available in just five states: California, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. These areas are typically ignored by other fiber-optic internet providers, so Frontier may be your only option for wicked fast speeds. The company pairs those plans with no data limits — perfect for a household of streamers, gamers,…

Comcast Xfinity Review

Comcast Xfinity Review

Jun 07, 2019 | Review

Comcast Xfinity Review Comcast Xfinity offers a wide array of TV service options and even larger selection for bundling. You can pair your channel lineup with internet service, a phone line, and home security. The more services you pair, the cheaper each one gets. Your price may depend on which contract length you choose, too.…

Why Does Comcast Have Such a Bad Reputation?

Why Does Comcast Have Such a Bad Reputation?

Jun 07, 2019 | News

A Google search for “Comcast sucks” pulls up a whopping 900,000 results. You’ll find Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, and even a website all touting the angry message. While telecom providers have a pretty unfavorable reputation as a group, the rage against Comcast is unrivaled. In fact, many speculate that Comcast’s 2010 rebrand to Xfinity was…

Auto-Owners Auto Insurance

Auto-Owners Auto Insurance

May 31, 2019 | Review

Auto-Owners Auto Insurance Review If you value good customer service and personalized experiences, Auto-Owners is likely a great fit. It operates exclusively through independent agents, who aren’t considered employees of the company but instead receive a commission for selling policies. This means you’ll work closely and develop a relationship with one local agent, even after…

How to Estimate Your Homeowners Insurance

How to Estimate Your Homeowners Insurance

May 23, 2019 | News

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the average cost for homeowners insurance nationwide is about $1,200. Homeowners in some states, like Oregon, pay an average of just $650 per year. While those who live in areas at higher risk for a natural disaster, like Florida, pay closer to $2,000. In addition to where you live,…

How to Battle Porch Pirates

How to Battle Porch Pirates

May 22, 2019 | News

Online shopping is on the rise, and the resulting sea of package deliveries has tempted thieves coined “porch pirates.” The Department of Commerce reported that online shopping consisted of 10% of all retail sales in the U.S. (Q1 2019). Package delivery is more popular than ever, and so is the resulting property theft – in…

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and the Disappearance of the Disc

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and the Disappearance of the Disc

May 17, 2019 | News

The gaming world is going all-digital and trying its hand at streaming services. With Microsoft’s recent announcement of an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (coming later this year) and an Xbox One S All-Digital Edition (available now), all signs point to the gaming industry moving away from physical discs. For $250, the Xbox One S All-Digital…

Is Unoccupied and Vacant Home Insurance Worth It?

Is Unoccupied and Vacant Home Insurance Worth It?

May 17, 2019 | News

What Is Unoccupied and Vacant Home Insurance? Unoccupied and vacant home insurance is a type of insurance that protects homes that are uninhabited. Say, for example, you’re going on an extended vacation or flipping a house — unoccupied or vacant home insurance can be purchased as an additional endorsement on your regular homeowners policy or…

How to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim for DIY Repairs

How to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim for DIY Repairs

May 17, 2019 | News

Let’s say you’re a pretty handy person and have decided to repair some carpeting that was damaged by a burst pipe. Since you aren’t hiring the work out, filing a claim for the cost of repair is a little different. The most important thing to remember is that you should talk to your insurance company…