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What Is an ISP?

An ISP, which stands for Internet Service Provider, is a company that provides its subscribers with access to the internet in exchange for a monthly or yearly subscription fee. An ISP can provide different types of internet access. It could be something as basic as a dial-up service to faster...

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History of Online Dating

In 1700, barely a decade after the invention of the modern newspaper, the first matrimonial service was created. These services ran ads on behalf of single men and women who were desperate to find a good husband or wife. At the time, being single past 21 carried with it a deep stigma and turning...

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Internet Streaming 101: How to Watch Live Tv Online

How to watch live TV online using internet streaming.

 

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How to Download & Watch Free Movies & Video Online

Even as little as seven years ago, trying to obtain video on the Internet, much less watching a movie, was a complete nightmare. With much of the Internet still on dialup, it could take hours to download even a three minute music video, days for a feature-length film. Furthermore, the video-watching...

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FCC Loses Comcast Lawsuit

The FCC or Federal Communications Commission loses to Comcast in a lawsuit filed with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Tuesday. This is a landmark case which decided the FCC lacks the authority to require equal treatment of broadband providers over internet...

Procomm Plus BB to Facebook Mobile: Key Internet Communication Changes

Procomm Plus BB to Facebook Mobile: Key Internet Communication Changes

If teen pop sensation Justin Bieber were to shave his head right now, you would not only learn about it within minutes, but would also have access to photos and video of the incident, no matter where in the world you lived. Whether it be through your WirelessInternet.net Internet provider or your...

DMCA Takedown 101

DMCA Takedown 101

The Digital Millennium Copyright ACT (DMCA) is one of the best-known and most-controversial pieces of legislation passed in recent years. It has had a greater impact on the Web than virtually any other piece of legislation and is largely responsible for much of the Web we see today. One of the...

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What Is a Chat Room?

Chat rooms are virtual rooms that make it easy for people to communicate in the internet. Chat rooms are considered designated virtual rooms where people who enjoy the same pursuits or have the same interests get to meet each other and chat. Online conversations that happen in chat rooms occur in...

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How to Avoid Online Scams

Though Nigerian email scams may be the butt of late-night comedian jokes, online fraud is still alive and well. Scams involving individuals, such as identity theft and financial scams, cost their victims nearly 240 million in 2007 over four times as much as they did in 2004. Sadly, the numbers...

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What Is a Modem?

Modems are actually the shortened version of “modulator-demodulator.” These machines are crucial for getting Internet access. They help translate (or modulate) the digital signals of the computer into particular frequencies that are then sent through telephone or cable television lines. These...