IP address articles

Blocking Facebook on your Local Network.

Published: March 29, 2020, 12:28 p.m. in IP address, Home Networking, Tutorial, Facebook by Emil S.

There are techniques you can use for restricting access to this giant social website on your local home network. Aside from blocking the domain name, you can also ban the IP Addresses Facebook uses. How to Block Facebook Blocking Facebook from a Single Computer In Windows, you can block a site ...

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How to Find Your IP Address.

Published: March 27, 2020, 3:04 p.m. in How-to, Home Networking, IP address, Internet by Emil S.

Unlike people, the internet network doesn’t identify computers by name. Computers use numbers as identifiers. These numbers are called the IP or Internet Protocol address. Did you know that your computer uses two IP addresses? While it is uncommon for Internet users to know about their IP address, please understand ...

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How to Track the Owner of an IP Address

Published: March 26, 2020, 3:47 p.m. in IP address, Networking, Tutorial, How-to by Emil S.

Every IP Address has an owner who could be an individual or an organization. A lot of websites do not hide this information meaning that their IP address is public. You can easily look them up and know who owns it. But some IP address owners want to remain anonymous and ...

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Web Proxy: How & Why should you use one.

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:41 a.m. in IP address, Internet Connection, Web Proxy, Proxies 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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What is a Public IP Address?

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:12 a.m. in Networking, IP address, Home Networking by Jonathan

An IP Address comprises a series of numbers in 4 groups separated by a dot. The current version of IP addresses is IPv4 (IP version 4). There is an updated version IPv6 (IP version 6), which has created a vast number of new IP addresses. Each number is unique and is ...

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What is a Static IP Address?

Published: March 8, 2020, 2:41 p.m. in Networking, IP address, Home Networking by Emil S.

Firstly, let's spend a bit of time determining what is meant by an IP address. IP means Internet Protocol and refers to the guidelines and rules that govern the operation of the internet. Every device from a computer to a baby monitor that's linked to the internet has an IP ...

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TCP/IP in Networking Explained.

Published: March 4, 2020, 3 a.m. in Networking, TCP, IP address by Emil S.

A protocol is essentially an agreed-upon set of rules and procedures. Two computers or devices in a network follow the same protocols to be able to exchange data and communicate with each other. Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol are two different computer network protocols. They are used together as TCP/IP which ...

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How to Stream Youtube Videos using their IP Address?

Published: March 4, 2020, 2:45 a.m. in Streaming, IP address, Videos, How-to, Youtube by Emil S.

Without any doubt, Youtube is the most popular video-sharing website that allows users to view, share, upload and comment on videos. It is a great internet-powered resource for video contents on almost every sphere of human endeavors including; education, entertainment, business, food, and so many more. This website is free ...

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How To Ping A Computer Or A Web Site?

Published: March 2, 2020, 12:27 p.m. in Networking, How-to, DNS, IP address by Mouna SOUA

The word “ping” is popular among people in the IT profession. Most computers and laptops can run an application called Ping. Certain mobile devices can also run the application after being installed on the device. Ping is also used in internet speeds tests.  A ping is sent from a local ...

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How to fix DNS Server Not Responding Error

Published: Nov. 9, 2019, 4:07 p.m. in DNS, IP address, Common Problems by Emil S.

DNS (Domain Name System) is a hierarchical naming system for services, computers, and devices connected to a private network or the internet. This system is responsible for translating hostnames into IP addresses that machines can understand. DNS servers are used because it is easier for people to remember words rather than number combinations ...

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