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Network of Mini-Satellites Could Provide Global Wi-Fi Coverage

July 27th, 2016 (0)
Although most places in the developed world host enough Wi-Fi networks and mobile data coverage to keep technophiles happy, there are still plenty of places where internet access is next to impossible. The “Outernet” project is one potential solution ...

White House Supports Net Neutrality

July 27th, 2016 (0)
Weeks into the rising controversy surrounding Net Neutrality laws, White House Chief Technology Officer Todd Park has taken an official stand in favor of the FCC’s endangered policy. “Absent net neutrality, the internet could turn into a high-priced private ...

How to improve Hard Disk Speed

July 26th, 2016 (0)
When you purchase a new hard disk, you will usually see it operate with optimum efficiency. However, as time progresses and you continue to load files in your hard disk, you will notice that its performance is gradually deteriorating. ...

Malicious Wi-Fi Chips Found in Chinese Appliances

July 26th, 2016 (0)
Is your new toaster giving you malware? Probably not- but this is what’s being reported in Russia after malware-spreading Wi-Fi microchips were discovered inside common household appliances from China. The insidious chips have apparently been popping up in small ...

How to improve your Internet experience by disabling browser extensions

July 19th, 2016 (0)
Useful though they may be, a bevy of browser extensions can actually have a detrimental effect on your browsing. Aside from the extensions you choose to download yourself, your browser may be hosting some add-ons you may not be ...

Create your own Wi-Fi hotspot in your hotel room

July 16th, 2016 (13)
Nowadays having Wi-Fi in your hotel room isn’t as much of a novelty as it used to be. The only problem is that, wherever you are or however much you’re paying, the connection is as spotty as a Dalmation ...

Broadband Speed Test using Google Maps

July 12th, 2016 (14)
Top 10 Broadband has come up with a broadband speed test service that allows users to compare their internet connection speed with that of their neighbors. The test involves measuring the user’s internet connection speed via an interactive interface. ...

Tweak CPU Speed by Process Scheduling

July 12th, 2016 (0)
Does your PC run in a snail-like pace even when you seem to have just a couple of applications running? Then you should take a long, hard look at the processes running in the background. Many of those processes ...

How DSL Internet Service Works

July 10th, 2016 (11)
When connecting to the Internet, the connection might be via a regular modem, via a connection in the office or LAN (Local Area Network), via a cable modem or a DSL connection also referred to as Digital Subscriber Line. ...

YouTube Bandwidth Costs

July 9th, 2016 (2)
While you may pay a good amount every month in order to connect to the internet, giants on the World Wide Web may be paying significantly less or even nothing at all. A recent report published by Arbor Network ...