Articles about internet (page 2)

World's First Website Went Live 25 Years Ago Today
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 […]

BT Looks Into Faster Broadband Speeds For The Future
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 Experience Dial-Up Internet For The First Time
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, […]

Germany To Make 50Mbps Download Speed As Standard
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?

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Staylittle Is One Remote UK Village
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 […]

Study: The Internet Could Be Hampering Your In-Built Knowledge
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 […]

Artist Grows Ear On His Arm, Wants To Connect It To The Internet
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 […]

Aquila Takes Flight To Deliver Internet Connectivity
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 […]

Facebook's Internet.org Open To Additional Mobile Operators
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.

How To Recover Your Internet History
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 […]

Facebook Wants To Get Folks Connected To The Internet Via Lasers
Facebook is no stranger to the Internet – in fact, without the Internet, Facebook would not be what it is. Having said that, the social network company intends to look for different ways and methods to ensure that folks around the world will be able to hook up to the Internet for free, and they have explored the idea of using satellites alone but given up on it, and in […]

How To Find Your Router IP Address
To access the main settings of your router, you need to provide a Router IP address. The address is not unique for every router, but still there is no universal router IP address either. The good news is, you can easily find your Router’s IP address right inside your PC without going nuts.The router IP address is different from your Private or Public IP address. However, your router ip address […]

FCC Wants To Subsidize Broadband For Low-Income Households
There are many of us who probably take our internet at home and on our phones for granted simply because we can afford to pay for them. However there are just as many out there who are scraping by on minimum wage and who prioritize their money on more essential items like food, electricity, rather than broadband.However the FCC in an attempt to try and make internet more accessible by […]

The Most Common Internet Dangers
With billions of web users, and more coming online every day, cyber-crime has been skyrocketing. You have heard of high-profile hacks and stolen data on a regular basis, and the frequency of attacks is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. Hackers are now using very sophisticated tools and thousands (if not millions) of hacked/infected computers to automatically probe computers like yours for potential vulnerabilities.It is not a matter of “if”, […]

Macaque Monkeys Prove To Be Barrier To Rollout Of Internet Services In An Indian City
What are some of the obstacles that you can think of when it comes to the slowing down of an Internet rollout in a particular province or area? Well, some of us might cite cost issues, while others claim that there is no proper infrastructure in place to support such a roll out. Well, this is the best excuse yet – and a very valid one, as you can tell, […]

Delta Airlines Set To See 250 Aircraft Outfitted With Gogo's Internet
If you would like to enjoy some Internet goodness on your next flight, perhaps you might want to check out Delta Airlines – the airline has just announced on Wednesday that they will be outfitting 250 of its jets that ply the longer domestic, Latin American and Caribbean routes with a speedier Internet service from Gogo. It is touted that this new service will be able to offer passengers with […]

Facebook's Free Mobile Internet Gets India Launch
Word has arrived that Facebook’s free mobile internet has started to launch across several Indian states, and fingers crossed, this will end up to be a successful project. After all, research has pointed out that access to information happens to be one of the major drivers of economic growth where existing poor countries are concerned. Basically, Facebook’s Internet.org project intends to deliver basic mobile internet services – without having users […]

BT Wants To Deliver Ultrafast Internet In The UK
While the FCC has officially determined that the definition of broadband internet in the U.S. would require a minimum download speed of 25Mpbs and a minimum upload speed of 3Mbps, here we are with BT, the largest internet service provider in the UK, who intends to deliver what they deem to be ‘ultrafast’ speeds across the entire country. Home users will be pleased to know that the existing BT Infinity […]

OneWeb's Satellite Venture Intends To Deliver Global Satellite-Based Internet Services
Both Virgin and Qualcomm have decided to throw their lot – well some of it, anyway, into OneWeb’s satellite venture, which intends to see the world benefit from global satellite-based Internet services. I am all for that – but will the coverage of the Internet connection be stable and reliable, even in the most remote parts of the world? Only time will be able to tell.

North Korea Back Online In Part
After reading about how North Korea experienced an Internet collapse earlier this morning, it seems that the reclusive country is back online – partially, of course. For one thing, we are quite sure that the country’s state news agency has seen its service restored, so folks in North Korea will be able to check out what the state news agency has to say about the latest developments around the world […]