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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation delivers free internet to rural Vietnam

November 28th, 2016 (0)
665 free public internet access points have been set up across rural Vietnam under the auspices of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The project, entitled “Improvement of Computer Usage and Public Internet Access Ability in Vietnam”, saw ...

Improve Your Computer’s Performance Without Spending A Dime

November 27th, 2016 (0)
Computer running slow? No idea why? There are many ways to ‘enhance’ your computer’s performance without spending any money what so ever. Many of these things only take time and patience, along with a bit of research. One of ...

Why is US Broadband So Expensive?

November 27th, 2016 (0)
These days everyone wants top-notch internet speeds at home, whether it’s to stream movies, play games, or share content with our loved ones, but for US users this can mean huge bills. High speed internet access at home can ...

Bill Gates No Fan of Zuckerberg’s Global Internet Plan

November 23rd, 2016 (0)
It’s been a few months since Mark Zuckerberg announced his plan to bring internet access to the developing world, and it seems that not everyone is as enthused by the idea as he is. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had ...

Wikipedia introducing texting service

November 21st, 2016 (0)
Nowadays using Wikipedia is a normal part of any daily routine, and we more or less take it for granted. But what about those rare times when you’re offline or – even more rarely – when you don’t have ...

Broadband Connections 101: Different types of connections

November 20th, 2016 (12)
The internet is always in the news, and at the moment there are terms like “fiber cables” and “fixed broadband” being thrown around, often without any definition. Sure, it’s easy to go to your ISP and sign up for ...

Internet Connections 101: Different types of internet connections

November 14th, 2016 (12)
There’s a number of ways to connect to the internet these days, no matter what device you own. We’ve come up with a brief overview of them. Dial-up (Analog 56k) The good old days of dial-up internet are impossible ...

Amsterdam Latest City to Get Free Wi-Fi

November 5th, 2016 (0)
Tech startup Instabridge has already made a splash in their native Stockholm when they launched an app which allows users to find and share available Wi-Fi networks. Now the Swedish startup is setting its sights on connecting the citizens ...