Broadband Internet Speed Comparison: DSL vs. Cable

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:46 a.m. in Broadband Connection, Gaming, DSL, Cable Internet, Internet Speed by Emil S.

DSL and cable-based Internet services both give speeds higher than the older technology, such as dial-up modems. So now, let's find out what the terms mean, and discuss the relative merits and demerits of each system. What is DSL? DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line. Simply put, it is a method …

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Web Proxy: How & Why should you use one.

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:41 a.m. in IP address, Proxies, Internet Connection, Web Proxy by Emil S.

A web proxy allows you to hide your real IP Address from the websites that you visit. When you visit a website, your real location will not be revealed because you are using a fake IP address that makes it look as if you are accessing the website from a different …

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9 Best Long-Range Routers of 2020.

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:35 a.m. in Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Reviews, Internet Connection by Emil S.

Every home network is served by a router, which connects the network to the internet and in reverse connects the internet to the network. All the internet-enabled devices at home will be connected to the router so that it can send out their messages, and then send incoming messages to …

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How to Double Your Internet Speed for Free

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:18 a.m. in How-to, DNS, Internet Speed, Internet Connection by Emil S.

We’re not talking about minor tests or tweaks you can do to improve your connection speed to the Internet marginally. Picking the right DNS server is a little known but most effective way to increase your website browsing speed dramatically. You benefit from particular servers that perform faster when accessed from your …

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The Battle of the Internet Browsers.

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:15 a.m. in Browser, Firefox Quantum, Google Chrome by Emil S.

For several years, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have been trying to one-up each other. During its heyday, Firefox became the de facto alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. It seemed poised to take over the number one spot. That was until Google released Chrome and took the Internet by storm. …

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802.11 Standards Explained.

Published: March 20, 2020, 4:20 a.m. in Networking, Security, Home Networking, Internet Connection by Emil S.

The majority of computer users are familiar with the term Wi-Fi. For most, it just refers to wireless access to devices that are connected to the internet. The term belongs to the Wi-Fi Alliance, whose role is to police the wireless world and to make sure that Wi-Fi-enabled products meet specific …

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How to Delete Temporary Internet Files on Internet Explorer?

Published: March 15, 2020, 8:40 a.m. in Internet Explorer, Browser, Tutorial by Emil S.

Every time you surf the net, Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) store copies of the content from the webpages you have visited, called Temporary Internet Files. The information is collected and stored in the hard disk every time you open a webpage, shop online, and send or receive e-mails. The next …

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What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work?

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:14 a.m. in Networking, DNS, Home Networking by Emil S.

What is a DNS Cache? A DNS cache is maintained by your computer’s operating system and acts as a temporary database. In this database your computer stores a list of all the websites you have visited or tried to visit recently along with details of other internet domains that you have …

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The Basic Types of Network Protocols. Explained

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:13 a.m. in Networking, Security, Network Protocol by Emil S.

Protocols are the backbone of any network, governing all the processes to ensure managed and secure communication between components of the network. In this post, we try to understand what network protocols exactly are and the primary types of protocols. What are Network Protocols? Network Protocols can be defined as formal …

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What Does TFW Mean and Stand For?

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:13 a.m. in FAQ, TFW, Internet Terminology by Emil S.

In this modern world of the internet, social media use is growing by leaps and bounds. New and new trends are introduced every day and people try to cope with them. Many abbreviations are seen on social media posts and comments and we are often curious about what they mean. Today, we …

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