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 […]
There is the need for speed not only on the asphalt where the smell of burning rubber is more than welcome, but also in the land where the Internet reigns – and British telecommunications provider, BT, has plans to increase the speed and improve the infrastructure of its Internet broadband network over in the U.K after competitors hurled accusations in its direction that they are stifling competition as well as […]
Kids these days are lucky enough to have been born into a world where fast, always-on, and relatively stable internet is a part of their lives. However some of us were born at a time when the internet was first conceived, and where we had to use dial-up connections in order to get online. Heck, there are still parts of the world where dial-up is still being used.That being said, […]
It looks like it is time to move to Germany, especially when we have received word that the country intends to deliver a standard 50Mbps download speed to everyone living there before 2018 is over. In other words, such a download speed would ensure that Germany’s Internet speed is 10 times faster compared to the worldwide standard, now how about that for a first world country?
We more or less take our Internet connectivity for granted these days, and to live without any kind of connection can prove to be ‘fatal’ to the younger people (or so they think). Well, if you happen to reside in the village of Staylittle, UK, then things would work very differently there. Apparently, this isolated village was ‘cut off’ from the rest of the UK the moment its phone lines […]
The other day a study revealed that internet addicts were more prone to catching the cold and the flu. In case that wasn’t bad enough and a good reason to get off the computer and go out more, a new study has been conducted and it has been found that using too much internet can actually hamper for in-built knowledge.So what is in-built knowledge? Basically this is the knowledge that […]
In case you were thinking that we were drunk when we wrote that title, we weren’t. According to a report from ABC News in Australia, this is the real deal. A professor at the Curtin University in Perth, Australia has literally grown an ear on his arm, and the ultimate plan of his is to connect it to the internet.Wait, why? The idea is so that the internet can connect […]
While we have heard about how Google’s Project Loon has worked successfully to deliver Internet connectivity to the entire nation of Sri Lanka, here we are with a different project that has a somewhat similar aim – Facebook’s once rumored solar-powered Internet plane that is known as Aquila. Aquila has officially taken flight, where the aircraft itself will have a wingspan of 140 feet and it has one major task […]
Close to a couple of years ago, Facebook announced Internet.org. Internet.org was described then to be a global partnership that intends to make the Internet accessible to the other billions of people worldwide. It seems that this initiative has taken on a new level of expansion with Facebook inviting even more mobile operators to jump aboard the Internet.org bandwagon.
While browsing, every website you visit is recorded in the browser’s history with complete details of when and what was searched. This history can easily be accessed in the browser, and can be deleted as well, either completely or just specific searches.One would think that any user can browse around and delete the history like they were never there, but this is not the case. The history is deleted, but […]