On the 7th April 1969, a certain RFC 1 was distributed on small network known then as the ARPANET, it was sent by Steve Crocker of UCLA and this would appear to be the birth of the internet! Currently the same RFC is now official publication channel of an organisation known as the Internet Engineering […]Read More Today is the birthday of the internet, maybe!
How many people were taken in by the Google Gmail Motion April Fools Day prank? well it seems that the joke may be on Google this time around as the people over at FAAST have apparently managed to get this feature working! The slick Google video failed to fool everyone, in fact surely there could […]Read More FAAST make Google Gmail Motion Work
The online security firm, WebSecurity has found that an attack started a couple of days ago, that started with 28,000 URL’s but this doubled quickly and so on, until at the last count it ran into one and half million websites and counting! A user should know that they are under attack when one of […]Read More Millions of websites infected
The other day the entire BBC network of site went down, setting off an avalanche tweets on the social networking site Twitter, with theories of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack and complaints of how this could even happen in the first place. Steve Herrmann, editor of the BBC news website “Normally this would […]Read More BBC site attack was router trouble
Just how did the browser from 1994 to the present day, well with the use of info graphic technology we can show you just how we are using such sophisticated browsers today compared to the very basic browsers of the past. This is info graphic is useful as it shows the wider bands being the […]Read More Browsers from then to now
It seems that MP’s will be tweeting, sending SMS and checking their emails on their Smartphone’s more often following the decision of a parliamentary procedures committee, of course it you are an avid watcher of Prime Ministers Questions, you will already know that some MP’s are regularly texting and tweeting from the house! According to […]Read More MP’s can Tweet from Parliament
It seems that following a security breach at the online games store Play.com, there will be an increase in spam activity; in fact, it seems that victims are already receiving unwanted emails, many of which direct the user to sites where it is claimed their computer has a virus and offers a way to help […]Read More Play.com user’s names and email addresses leaked
Rushing a law or act through parliament is normally the result of some serious event and that is why eyebrows were raised when the Digital Economy Act (DEA) was rushed through parliament during the last days of the Labour government. But now it seems that despite the act going through, implementing it is a completely […]Read More Brakes put on Digital Economy Act (DEA)
It is quite amusing that three letters can mean such naughtiness, but XXX maybe the roman numerals for thirty, but for most people on the planet XXX means porn and anything associated with the industry. However, it seems that this is delicate subject that the internet and its authorities have skirted around for some time. […]Read More XXX Domain approved
There is no doubt that the social networking is big, but just how big are we talking about here! Well luckily, for us there are plenty of firms who love nothing more than going through all of the facts and figures. It turns out that the research carried out by Experian Hitwise has found that […]Read More Social Networking in the UK is huge!
Whether you want a portable computer for entertainment purposes or as a business tool, you will have many choices as a consumer. One of the most popular devices is tablet computers. The benefit of tablets is that they are more portable and can be used easily in any environment. Netbooks (smaller laptops) on the other […]Read More Tablets vs Netbooks
This title is slightly deceptive, because it does not just apply to women or wives. However, there is a funny side to the question. The problem I have with it is I am not sure if the wife is stupid for putting the credit card into the floppy disc slot or the husband who has […]Read More Women and Online Shopping!
The UK’s main internet service providers (ISP) including BT, O2, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone, have signed an agreement, which amounts to a new code of practice compiled by the Broadband Stakeholders Group. The idea is to ensure that the UK broadband network is in good order, but this may mean that there […]Read More ISP’s in speed slowing deal
Have you ever wished that you could filter out all or just some of the celebrities that are constantly hogging the front pages of all media, well with the “Silence of the Celebs” extension for the Chrome Browser you can. By adding the chosen celebrity or celebrities to the list and press the “Silence Them” […]Read More Silence of the Celebs Chrome App
In the ongoing investigation into the classified documents on Wikileaks, it seems that a federal magistrate in the US has ruled that personal account information held by Twitter will have to be handed over to the investigating prosecutors if they feel that there is a connection with Wikileaks. According to U.S. Magistrate Judge Theresa Carroll […]Read More Twitter must hand over user details