Archive for the ‘Online’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 20, 2016 under Online, Security
If you download the latest version of the Opera browser today, you'll be able to access the new built-in VPN feature which has been discussed for some time now. Originally made available in the develo... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 9, 2016 under Online
Mark Zuckerberg has been attacked by a Norwegian newspaper and many international commenters, for what many people see as outright censorship of an iconic photo from the Vietnam war. He has been accus... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 8, 2016 under Online, Security
In the gradual disintegration of support for Adobe's Flash player, porn sites are some of the last hold outs, but not for much longer. With browsers like Chrome ending support for it in the near futu... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 10, 2016 under Online, Security
Following years of security leaks, the world and its dog have decided it's time we ditched Adobe's Flash web standard for good, but we can't just take it out back and shoot it, it needs to be a slow, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 12, 2016 under Online
If your smartphone or laptop's main use is browsing a number of websites, then it's worth considering jumping ship from Chrome to the new version of Opera, which comes with a new battery saver mode. P... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 14, 2016 under Online, Security
If you tried to play a Battle.net game this morning, whether it was Overwatch, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm of something else, you might have run into a few difficulties. That's because some nefar... more.
37 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 20, 2015 under Online
It's no secret that YouTube is the go to source for instantly watching online videos these days, with YouTube access being a consideration when people are buying anything from tablets and phones, to c... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 19, 2015 under Online, Security
The Internet Engineering Task Force has just reached a consensus and finished finalising the next major update, to the HTTP standard that we all use every day. The specification builds upon and i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 14, 2015 under Online, Security
In a move to help protect American online businesses and help them coordinate with US authorities, Obama has signed an executive order that will make federal agencies set up a way of sharing data be... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 13, 2015 under Online
The number of Generic Top Level Domains (or gTLDs) has expanded rapidly since ICANN got around to opening up the bidding process, to allow people and corporations to apply for any gTLDs in 2012. Afte... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 13, 2015 under Online
In a very strange video that has leaked out, despite Chinese efforts to keep it off the internet (we all know that never works), officials from the Cyberspace Administration of China perform a song ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 10, 2015 under Online
Filesharing sites tend to have pretty short lives, with most popular sites being forced to call it a day after a few years at most. Rapidshare has been though its share of ups and downs, but it has be... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 10, 2015 under Online
While many of us have no problem paying Netflix its monthly subscription fee, if you were on the average Cuban monthly wage of around $25 per month, you would be pretty shocked to hear that the st... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 9, 2015 under General Tech, Online
Support for Google's home-grown experimental networking protocol SPDY (pronounced speedy) will soon be dropped by browser vendors and eventually Google itself, as they move on to the new standard, H... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 4, 2015 under Online
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler will reveal his new net neutrality rules to the four other FCC commissioners tomorrow, but he has let us know pretty clearly what direction he is heading in and it's look... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on February 3, 2015 under Online, Software & Gaming
It looks like Adblock Plus may be selling out those using it to block all online advertising, with a confidential source recently telling the Financial Times that the company behind the popular add-... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 31, 2015 under Online
0 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 28, 2015 under Online, Security
Facebook has provided a login option for 3rd party since 2008, and in recent years, social logins have become a very popular option to allow users to login to websites securely. Recent statistics fr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 24, 2015 under Online, Software & Gaming
Translations of tweets between over 40 different language pairs is now available to twitter users. In the same way as Facebook translations, Twitter is teaming up with Bing to provide these translati... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 21, 2015 under Online, Software & Gaming
Facebook will soon allow you to report fake news stories that appear in your news feed, so that others can be made aware that they are not in fact true. They have said that this will only affect news... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brendon Morgan on January 8, 2015 under Event, Network, Online
Chairman Tom Wheeler of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has confirmed during a CES speech, that the voting on the open Internet order will go ahead on the 26th of February. He also all... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 27, 2014 under Apps, Development, General Tech, Online, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
In a surprising move late last week, Larry Page, chief executive officer of Google, appointed Sundar Pichai to the position of the senior vice president of essentially all Google’s products. It is b... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 4, 2014 under Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Online
Streaming music is cheaper than buying all the tracks that you would like to hear. Modern streaming services charge from $7 to $10 per month, which may not be a lot for music fans, but which keeps a l... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 24, 2014 under Online, Software & Gaming
Update: As many of our other users have pointed out, any bandwidth improvements seen by those that sent in the original story were likely coincidental, as browser is very unlikely to affect that. Howe... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 30, 2014 under Office, Online, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
Microsoft Corp.’s board of directors is preparing to appoint Satya Nadella on the position of the chief executive officer of the company, according to a news-agency report on Thursday. In addition, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 12, 2013 under Online
Google has been one of those companies that for a long time seemed to have been fighting the good fight and not cow-towing too much to media lobbyists and pressure from copyright holders to make acces... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 29, 2013 under Online, Software & Gaming
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 8, 2013 under Online
The BBC is launching its new 'Playlister' service today, which partners with Youtube, Spotify and Deezer allowing you to save songs you hear on the radio to a playlist to listen back to later on one o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 2, 2013 under Console, Online
Are you an Xbox user that doesn't appreciate all the features that the Xbox Life platform has to offer? Well Microsoft is hoping to change that, by offering you a free weekend of Live Gold access and ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on August 28, 2013 under Channel, Online
The constant need to share every single aspect of our lives online extends to new born babies. A new poll found that parents are most likely to share a photograph of the new family member within the s... more.
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