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Internet-powered toothbrush launched

June 30th, 2016 (0)
Everything seems to be internet-enabled nowadays, so why should your toothbrush be left out? Kolibree, a French-based start-up, has introduced just that at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company aims to “reinvent oral care” by making a ...

Google sets up “Project Link” in Kampala, Uganda

June 30th, 2016 (0)
  Google has launched the “Project Link” initiative in as part of its efforts to spread internet use to developing countries. Project Link will see to the installation of high-speed fiber-optic networks in areas where Internet access is limited ...

Mobile Data Revenue to Soar to $100 Billion this Year

June 29th, 2016 (0)
Mobile internet is continuing to pick up speed around the world, and data use is growing steadily along with it. This year, mobile data revenue is expected to rake in over $100 billion in the United States alone, breaking ...

New UK government unit policing the internet

June 29th, 2016 (0)
The UK government has launched a new special police unit that has the power to have websites from the internet “until further notice” is given. The unit, named the PIPCU (Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit), can threaten a domain ...

Is Your Internet Faster than The National Average?

June 26th, 2016 (2)
As the technology gets more and more advanced, many of us find ourselves constantly struggling to keep up with the latest system requirements and necessary hardware. This includes having a fast enough internet connection to be able to browse ...

Southwest Airlines offering gate-to-gate Wi-Fi

June 25th, 2016 (0)
As well as allowing use of electronics during takeoff and landing, Southwest Airlines is to be the first airline to offer what they’re referring to as “gate-to-gate” Wi-Fi. Thanks to its particular satellite technology, Southwest’s Wi-Fi is active ground ...

Fast Internet Connection has Become a Necessity

June 18th, 2016 (2)
In these days, having 24/7 access to a fast internet connection is something that many people cannot afford to live without. Sure, there was a time when most people accessed the internet via phone lines, at speeds of 56 ...

Over 300,000 Wi-Fi Routers Hijacked by Hackers

June 17th, 2016 (0)
Another attack by hackers has put more than 300,000 routers at risk, compromising Wi-Fi security for home and small-office networks by making malicious changes to the affected devices. Researchers have only recently uncovered new malware responsible for affecting changes ...

Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi

June 9th, 2016 (0)
Free Wi-Fi has become a fixture in many public places including malls, coffee shops, and airport lounges- but how safe is that network you log on to when you’re sipping your latte? If you want to keep your data ...

What is Packet Loss?

June 4th, 2016 (13)
In terms of general computing, packet loss occurs when a packet (bundled data) which is travelling across a computer network fails to reach its intended destination. Packet errors are some of the most fundamental and common types of errors ...