It started with information, the internet did. We looked up some stuff online to find information we couldn't in other places. Then it became more about communication, we started emailing each other, creating alternative means to mail and phone. Then it became about announcing ourselves to the world with social media. Today, the internet is all these things and more, a virtual reality mirroring our own. Huge markets depend on it, we all use it every day in some way or another, whether to talk to someone or to read today's news.
So these days, it's important we all know our way around this global web, and that is why we'd like you to have the most information about it you can. Below are 10 guides that will make you a more proficient internet user, from controlling your privacy to speeding up your browsing - you'll find it here.
Today's modern age has brought us one network that unites all of us, from all corners of the world. That network, on which billions of people have their details registered, is the internet. Almost all of us use it on a daily basis, to some degree, with many of us becoming dependant on it. Unfortunately, the drawback of that is that many of us have our names, contact and other details smeared all across this worldwide web, whether we want it or not.
There’s nothing more annoying when your perfectly fine computer or device’s web browser is running too slowly for you to use the internet as you would like. Fortunately, for the Google Chrome and Safari web browsers, there are a number of tricks you can use to boost your browsing speed. Have a look at these comprehensive steps that will have your browser fixed and running smoothly in no time.
Google can do a lot more than just run searches through the internet. In fact, there's a whole range of apps that you can use to help you do a whole myriad of things. Here are 15 of the most useful Google apps.
Nowadays, it's not easy to tell whether a site is safe to visit or not. Many dodgy and dangerous websites are being designed to look respectable. Therefore, you should always make sure that the page is safe before visiting – there are multiple ways you can do this. It's especially important to check out the safety of the website before providing sensitive information such as your credit card numbers, banking information, your email address and so on.
Imagine being stuck in traffic after a long day at work and just wanting to get home, have a hot shower, and lie on the sofa in front of the TV. Now imagine being able to set everything up so it’s ready to go as soon as you arrive. How would you do so? By means of your smartphone, of course! And this is where the Internet of Things comes in.
The internet has changed the way we live and given us access to a wealth of information that was not previously available. However, despite the countless hours we spend 'surfing' the net, we don't always stumble across the sites that are truly useful to us. Our list compiles some of the handiest resources you probably didn't know existed, and there is something for everyone. Bookmark your favorites for future use!
The computer revolution, like all revolutions, has brought as much bad as it has good, but it's here to stay. Therefore, as painful as it may be, it's necessary to wise up to the fact that many nefarious people are using the internet to con you. So here are 25 of the most common internet scams, designed to fool you into handing over your money or private details.
What is the internet really made of? What is the hidden network that allows it to exist? These questions and more will be answered in this easy-to-comprehend look at some of the secrets behind the global network we all use many times a day, every day.
t’s astonishing how our life has evolved in the past few decades, and the Internet is certainly one of the most outstanding inventions of the past century that enabled much of this rapid progress. Since its beginnings in the 1960s, the Internet itself has evolved beyond belief, and these 10 fun, bizarre, and mind-boggling facts illustrate this unbelievable progress and teach you something about the history and inner workings of the Internet.
Whether you’re an avid online shopper or someone who loves hunting down all things interesting and fun on the internet, logging in and filling in online forms that require the same details is a routine, yet very time-consuming and annoying procedure. Below we will explain how to work with the autofill feature in popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari, plus a few handy and secure autofill apps.