Tag: internet

  • The Internet 2.0

    The Internet 2.0

    ‘The internet’, there are very few people alive today who do not know what the internet is which is quite a feat considering The World Wide Web was only created 27 years ago. Tim Berners-Lee made it as a way for scientists to easily get hold of information. Since then it has flown forward in […]

  • How To – Import Bookmarks and Settings from IE to Chrome

    How To – Import Bookmarks and Settings from IE to Chrome

    If you’re looking to make the leap from Microsoft’s IE (Internet Explorer) to Google’s Chrome – we don’t blame you, but we also know it’s a bit frustrating when you don’t have all your IE bookmarks, settings and preferences there at the click of a mouse on your new superior browser. Don’t fret – there […]

  • Netflix Launches It’s Own Internet Speed Checker – FAST.com

    Netflix Launches It’s Own Internet Speed Checker – FAST.com

    It’s quite possible that Netflix may finally be fed up with the volume of calls regarding its online streaming service not performing correctly on certain smart devices – or that’s what we’d suspect based on the new website it’s set up to track broadband data speeds and present them in relation to the Netflix minimum requirements. […]

  • Leaked iPhone 7 Code Shows Li-Fi Testing

    Leaked iPhone 7 Code Shows Li-Fi Testing

    The iPhone 7 rumour machine is now in full motion and new to the list of speculations is the possibility that Apple could embrace the currently experimental concept of Li-Fi connectivity. As the name would suggest, Li-Fi is like Wi-Fi – providing a wireless internet connection but instead of using fixed points it utilises the […]

  • Internet Explorer Support Discontinued

    Internet Explorer Support Discontinued

    Microsoft is getting ready to promote and move over to a new web browser for Windows 10. Internet Explorer, which has lagged behind in speed and security for the last few years, is to be replaced by a new web browser known as Spartan, which is to include much anticipated new features. Windows 10’s release […]

  • Google Confirms Wireless Service At MWC

    Google Confirms Wireless Service At MWC

    It’s never really been discussed by Google when the tech giant may or may not enter the mobile network – rumors and speculation aside the company has been pretty coy about whether they would in fact provide a service themselves. However a recent announcement at the Mobile World Congress says that the time for a […]

  • Crime Reporting Site May Open In The UK

    Crime Reporting Site May Open In The UK

    The UK government have been looking in to ways to decrease the threats they perceive to the general populace posed by online sites and other web services. Prime Minister David Cameron recently announced that he would crack down on encrypted web services in the event he gets re-elected. However, a new proposal from Home Secretary […]

  • Sky Internet Filter Enabled As Default Option

    Sky Internet Filter Enabled As Default Option

    If you’re a Sky internet customer you may have already had some experience with the company’s internet filter. The provider lets users select whether they want to filter adult and questionable content as an option through the company’s website through their profile. Upon activation, websites deemed harmful to young people are blocked from access, which […]

  • Google Invests in SpaceX Satellite Internet

    Google Invests in SpaceX Satellite Internet

    The idea of a global internet service, floating above the Earth in some way or another, has already been explored and exploited in a small way by Google through their Google X Labs Project Loon, a system designed to project signals below an ever-present ring of atmospheric balloons. Now however, it looks like Google have […]

  • NSA Boasts Cyberwarfare Capabilities

    NSA Boasts Cyberwarfare Capabilities

    Security agencies in America are notoriously embroiled in computer based methods of espionage, and outright warfare on the odd occasion. Now, hot off the presses from Edward Snowden’s leaked NSA secrets comes a good round of boasting from the NSA themselves, as the agency appears to be bragging about their formidable cyber warfare abilities against […]

  • Microsoft has not killed Nokia! – £18 Nokia 215 Budget handset launched

    Microsoft has not killed Nokia! – £18 Nokia 215 Budget handset launched

    Just when you thought you had seen the last of Nokia, BAM, Microsoft bring the brand back in a new Ultra Affordable package. Microsoft may have killed of Nokia in favour of its own Microsoft Lumia branding, but the world’s most well long established Mobile phone brands will not be disappearing from our lives, as […]

  • Google to Introduce Google Search and YouTube for Kids

    Google to Introduce Google Search and YouTube for Kids

    As technology becomes a much larger part of a child’s life than it did back in my day, it’s inevitable that they’re going to go online whether you want them to or not. Well the team at Google are realising this and are working on an idea to help protect the world’s web-surfing children. The […]