Internet

Help Fix Internet Inequality by Installing the FCC’s New App

Help Fix Internet Inequality by Installing the FCC’s New App

With the transition of broadband Internet from a helpful convenience to a prescient need for modern life and business, it is staggering to consider that access to this resource is not equally distributed. While the U.S. Federal Communications Commission intends to change this, they need data to help them gauge the true scope of the problem. To do so, the...

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The Internet Isn’t So Accessible to Everyone

The Internet Isn’t So Accessible to Everyone

When we talk about Internet accessibility (particularly as of late), we mainly focus on the idea of enabling people to use the Internet, regardless of where they may be located. While this is certainly a big issue at the present, there is another kind of accessibility that needs attention: how able those people with disabilities are to use the Internet...

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Will 5G Change Wi-Fi as We Know It?

Will 5G Change Wi-Fi as We Know It?

The average person’s mobile plan comes with a data cap. It’s for this reason the Wi-Fi hotspot is looked on as an essential tool, especially with so much content available nowadays. With 5G on the horizon, some reports have suggested that Wi-Fi will be phased out by ubiquitous wireless Internet access. Turns out, in the immediate future, the Wi-Fi hotspot...

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Will Google Revolutionize Internet Privacy?

Will Google Revolutionize Internet Privacy?

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • March 26, 2021
  • Security

Your privacy on the Internet matters, even if you don’t think you have anything to hide. Over the last few years, this has become more and more evident as we watch tech giants profit off of understanding the people who use their services. Facebook, Amazon, and Google are among them. Google in particular has made some recent policy changes that...

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What’s Going on With the Internet?

What’s Going on With the Internet?

The Internet was always envisioned to be a network capable of sharing information across the globe—hence, the term “world wide web.” However, many online services are currently at odds with governing bodies, many business tactics and decisions impacted or even prohibited as a result. Let’s examine some of these tactics, and how the Internet has been impacted. (more…)

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Taking a Long Look at Your Company’s Bandwidth Needs

Taking a Long Look at Your Company’s Bandwidth Needs

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 27, 2021
  • Business

The Internet has expanded people’s ability to do business, and with it has spurred on a series of innovations that have effectively changed the world. With today’s businesses almost assuredly spending on at least one cloud-based solution, and with mobility eking into almost every business in one form or another, the demand for more bandwidth is something most businesses are...

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How to Work with Web-Based Images, Part 2: Resizing

How to Work with Web-Based Images, Part 2: Resizing

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 24, 2021
  • How To

It wasn’t long ago that we shared a post that described the most common formats used to share image media online or via your email. The idea is to make sure the images you generate are contained in the smallest amount of space possible (or a smaller file size) to make them quick and easy to share and download—the trick...

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How to Work with Web-Based Images, Part 1: File Types

How to Work with Web-Based Images, Part 1: File Types

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 22, 2021
  • How To

If you operate online at all, being able to properly manage your pictures is extraordinarily useful. This week, we’ve put together a guide that will hopefully give you the information to understand the basics about manipulating images for use online. (more…)

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Pros and Cons of Leaning on a Wireless Network

Pros and Cons of Leaning on a Wireless Network

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • February 20, 2021
  • How To

The way your business accesses data is changing. Just a few years ago, you couldn’t imagine that you would have a comprehensive strategy to keep data secure when sending and receiving it wirelessly, but today wireless transmission methods have become more secure, reliable, and fast. Today, we’ll take a look at the difference between wired and wireless connections in the...

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Considering the Status of Net Neutrality in 2021

Considering the Status of Net Neutrality in 2021

It has been made very clear over the past few years—last week in particular—that the political atmosphere in the United States is particularly prickly, to put it mildly. One contested subject has, however, flown under the radar in recent months: net neutrality. Let’s reexamine the situation surrounding net neutrality and what is likely to come about with the new administration....

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