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The Pirate Bay back in Swedish waters

May 26th, 2018 (0)
Almost as soon as the Pirate Bay got a new domain in Guyana (.gy), the site was pulled and the domain name was suspended. According to torrent news site TorrentFreak, the local domain registry in Guyana declared that all domains ...

AT&T will give gigabit service for $70 – if you let it spy on you

May 26th, 2018 (0)
AT&T has recently introduced gigabit service to four Austin neighborhoods, and has offered its GigaPower fiber service for just $70 per month. Of course, there’s the T&C for this offer – and you really shouldn’t skim the fine print on this ...

Survey: Everyone Hates Their Internet Provider

May 25th, 2018 (0)
If you can’t seem to get what you want from your internet service provider, rest assured that you are definitely not alone in this. A nation-wide survey run by Consumer Reports has revealed that the majority of Americans are ...

How to boost your Wi-Fi signal

May 25th, 2018 (0)
The evolution of the quality of Wi-Fi should mean that internet speeds are faster than they’ve ever been before – the problem comes when your Wi-Fi signal just isn’t good enough. Rather than get frustrated or pay extra when your ...

Speed up Windows 7 with ReadyBoost

May 24th, 2018 (0)
Did you ever use the ReadyBoost feature on Windows Vista? Remember how your otherwise sluggish rig with 512 MB RAM suddenly handled Vista a lot better, as soon as you plugged in that teensy-weensy little pen drive? ReadyBoost was ...

Broadband Connections 101: Different types of connections

May 24th, 2018 (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 ...

TCP/IP Optimizer

May 23rd, 2018 (0)
A TCP/IP optimizer is generally a program for optimizing the TCP/IP settings of a computer to ensure maximum performance. Though this is dependent on the operating system and the connections type there are usually a dozen settings located in ...

China’s Internet Speeds Increase by 20%

May 23rd, 2018 (0)
According to a report, internet connection speeds around China have increased by up to 20% in the third quarter of this year. The connection speeds move up from 3.3 Mbps seen in the second quarter to a more robust ...

Microsoft, Facebook, and others join Alliance for Affordable Internet

May 22nd, 2018 (1)
Some of the most recognizable technology companies in the world have joined in the effort to make broadband internet available and more affordable to people in developing countries. Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft and Intel are just a few of ...

Did You Know: World’s Fastest Internet Connection Belongs to Old Swedish Lady

May 22nd, 2018 (2)
Wouldn’t you love a faster internet connection? Do you think 40 Gigabits might just about cover all your browsing and video calling needs? If the idea makes your head spin, you may never have heard of Sigbritt Löthberg, whose ...