Back in the early days of the internet when dial-up was still very much a thing, the internet wasn’t as populated as it is today. People still did not necessarily know where they needed to go to find what they needed, and search engines were certainly not as robust or as smart as they are today.
Do you feel like your internet is too slow? Here are some tips and tricks that you might want to check out to see if they can improve your overall internet and WiFi speeds.
Internet speeds around the world vary from country to country, and provider to provider. However, over in Australia, researchers from Monash, Swinburne, and RMIT universities have managed to achieve the world’s fastest internet speeds where they managed to clock it at a whopping 44.2Tbps (terabits per second).
The internet is designed to be an open space for all, not controlled by any particular nation or government. However, despite that, many governments around the world have attempted to censor it in some form or the other, by restricting what kind of content is allowed to be shown in their country.
Elon Musk often has very lofty plans, whether it be to bore tunnels under the roads to help ease traffic congestion, creating fully autonomous cars, or encapsulating the Earth in a blanket of satellites to help bring internet to everyone in the world. The latter effort, known as Starlink and is part of SpaceX, is expected to kick off this Thursday.
There are plenty of memes available on the internet. Some of them are funny for a short while, but there are some that go on and become classics where they are still used years later. The “Grumpy Cat” meme is one of them, but it seems that in sad news, the cat behind the Grumpy Cat meme has passed away.
7 solutions to fix the dreaded DNS server is not responding problem. From router to network drivers, there are many moving parts, we cover them all.
Testing your internet speed is an efficient way of figuring out how close the on-paper internet performance is to the effective one. Therefore a simple and free test like that could serve you very well, especially if you are not confident about your internet plan. The process of testing your internet speed is simple and requires no technical knowledge from your end. Let us show you how.
A 504 gateway timeout error is a type of server error – meaning that the server accepted your HTTP request (A request message from a client to a server) but an error prevented the completion of the request. There are numerous reasons as to why it happened in the first place. So, let us take a look at some of the potential solutions to help fix a 504 gateway timeout error.
There is a time and place where using our phones is probably not the best idea, such as in the cinema, at a place of worship, at a funeral, and so on. However it seems that over in Bali, Indonesia, the island will be shutting off internet services for a good 24 hours to mark the island’s annual day of silence.
The MAC address is designated by the manufacturer of a NIC (Network Interface Card). You cannot really change it because it is hard-coded. And, that’s the reason MAC Address is used for system identification by ISPs. However, you can change or spoof your MAC address.In this article, we will take a look at the benefits of changing your MAC Address and know how to change your MAC address in Windows.
DNS stands for Domain Name Servers (or System) and it contains the information of domain names as one would write down the phone numbers in a phone book. Here, the information refers to the IP addresses associated with a domain name. If you are keen to know more about the DNS servers, you should check out Wikipedia’s resource page about the Name Server. Using a good DNS server can improve […]
If you’ve ever travelled by train especially underground, you know that sometimes cell signals aren’t so good which means that calls, text messages, or going online can be difficult in certain spots. Earlier the city of New York had promised its residents that all of its subways would be equipped with WiFi by the end of the year, and sure enough that has happened.
Way before today’s elections, it has always been something of a joke that should Donald Trump win the presidency, there would be many Americans who would be willing to leave the country and live elsewhere. Naturally America’s neighbor Canada is the most obvious choice due to its proximity.
Have you ever wondered what happens at the end of the month and you still have some extra data left? Naturally many of us assume it’s just gone, although since data isn’t actually tangible like food, the question is, can one truly “waste” it? That’s the question that a New Zealand phone company tried to find out in the hilarious ad above.
It looks like the poorer folks in America will now be able to enjoy a tech-related break amidst all of the doom and gloom – Federal regulators have approved an expansion of subsidies for the poor, which would for the very first time, mark a set of discounts concerning phone service which will also encompass home Internet access.
Have you used in-flight internet before? It certainly brings back memories of those 28.8k modems at home, doesn’t it? American Airlines is not too happy with in-flight Internet provider Gogo, having filed a lawsuit against them as part of an attempt to sever their contract, so that American Airlines can look to someone else whom they think are able to provide far better service. The suit claims that ViaSat offers […]
Now here is an idea – Starry Internet, the brainchild of Chet Kanojia, intends to take over every single aspect of your broadband service through the implementation of millimeter wave technology. In other words, your broadband service that is capable of hitting speeds of up to 1GB, will be able to be achieved as it is delivered sans wires to your home, now how about that for convenience – and […]
You should always be careful when clicking links on the internet, it doesn’t take long to find yourself in a situation where your personal information can be potentially at risk, however, you should be particularly careful about clicking on links today as there’s one doing the rounds on social media that’s crashing smartphones. Just clicking on the link will cause anybody’s phone to crash, so it’s best to be prepared.
Many of us take the internet for granted these days considering the fact that it has significantly advanced over the past few years, however it’s interesting to note that all of this has happened in a relatively short span of time. If you didn’t already know, it was 25 years ago today when the very first website went online. Just 25 years, and when you compare that with the power […]