Surfing, Searching, & Networking 101

Everyone knows the internet can be very useful for finding information or learning something new. In all honesty, the internet should be your number 1 resource for finding any remote information. The problem is everyone do not know how to use the internet to find information or to their advantage. It's simple and I'll give some tips & secrets to successfully using the internet to your advantage. Surfing the Web: The first thing the internet is ...is "information". Lots of it. Anything ...

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The Google Browser - Fact or Fiction?

Last year, both Google and the Mozilla Foundation 'denied' rumours of a browser being developed in conjunction with the two companies. However, past and present news would suggest otherwise. Is Google really in the process of creating a new Web Browser? Time to weigh up the evidence... Speculation towards the Google browser's production include: ...

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Delete Cookies

/p> No, this article isn’t about some new, lose-20-pounds-in-a-week, certified-by-some-tan-Southern-California-doctor diet. It’s about cookies on your computer - what they are, why they are there, and what to do about them. Computer cookies actually have quite a bit in common with their baked counterparts - some are good, some are bad, and they have expiration dates. Cookies are small text files that a server places onto your hard drive whenever you access a given domain. Cookies ...

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"Paranoia, or Are Public Internet Computers Dangerous?"

"Paranoia, or Are Public Internet Computers Dangerous?" © Doug Partridge - All Rights Reserved I admit it. I'm a bit paranoid, especially when it comes to "public" facilities. For example, an unfamiliar public restroom has my mind racing with thoughts of cleanliness ... and hoping someone enters as I'm exiting (so I don't actually have to touch anything). The story I have to tell began two years ago while on vacation in Mexico. Rather than enjoy my surroundings, foolishly I felt the need to ...

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Having a domain name and web site gives your business the key to

Just like all things in life, the ways to run a business are rapidly changing and evolving. The potential involved with having a domain name/web site is staggering to say the least. A web site gives the consumer a ‘shop front’ that is not only open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, but is also situated right on their desktop. Instead of being locked into only the immediate area, the whole world’s marketplace becomes your sphere of interaction. Customers can access information on all your ...

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Is Your Web Browser Putting You At Risk?

It's free, it comes with Windows and it's used by approximately 94% of the Internet population. It also poses an unacceptable security risk. What am I talking about? If you guessed Internet Explorer, you're right on the money. So, is your web browser putting you at risk? If you're one of the 94% using Internet Explorer, the answer is a definite *yes*. By my math, quite a few people require critical information for protection. What's the problem with Internet Explorer (known as "IE" from here ...

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Save $100 in 5 Minutes Backing Up Your Web Site?

Here's an easy way to backup your web site's files and database (worth thousands of dollars, no doubt) that costs $0 to learn and perform. It only takes seven easy steps. You don't need to know a lot about how to use Unix or how to use databases like mySQL. The only real tool you need is a telnet client. Also, you need to know a few commands which I'll show you now. (You could even write the commands I'm about to give you on a cheatsheet.) STEP 1: CONNECT & GET IN THE RIGHT FOLDER The web host ...

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Spyware - Scourge of the new Millenium

Spyware is the virtual plague of the new Millenium. You no longer have to receive emails with viruses in them or even click on dangerous links on websites. Simply surfing the web can now leave you wide open to the scourge of spyware. You may also hear spyware referred to as malware. What is spyware? Spyware is when a program is placed on your PC without your consent. The most common way for this to happen is when you install a separate application such as a file sharing program or free ...

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Faster Browsing Tips

Faster browsing tips IF WE say that it was mainly because of the Windows operating system that a Computer could become a personal computer it would not be an exaggeration. The revolution is still on. Windows is far beyond what a common man presently knows and uses. Internet surfing For searching something, search engines are being used. However, if you know a Windows trick, then searching for information on the Net may become easy, all you need to do is simply locate the address bar in ...

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Web Hosts

Computers, Internet, Web sites…what do they all mean? Hey, you’re probably not a technophobe, I mean you own a microwave right? Just push a few buttons and the food cooks itself-easy. Now, they tell you the best way to share information, have a business, and generally communicate in life, are on the Web. I don’t know about you but for me the Web conjures up visions of a giant spider whose sole intention is to turn me into a tasty appetizer. Computers scare me. People say they’re the ...

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