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Online Privacy and Your Child: Protecting Them From Invasive Threats

Online Privacy and Your Child: Protecting Them From Invasive Threats

Posted under: Internet and Safety

In a world where the internet is becoming increasingly invasive, and metadata about us collated by major corporations seems to be the norm, you may already be concerned about privacy. If you're reading this, that's likely not your only or your primary concern. You're worried about these same things, but as they relate to your child instead. And you have reason to be concerned. While children have a greater right to privacy in many spaces, the internet doesn't always discriminate, and cybercriminals simply d

Will COVID-19 Break The Internet?

Will COVID-19 Break The Internet?

Posted under: Internet and Wi-Fi

The crisis brought on by the emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has touched our lives in so many ways. However, this crisis is unique in that to emerge from it with the minimum of human cost; the vast majority of us can do nothing more except stay at home but think of how much of our lives we can continue with during this crisis thanks to the existence of the world wide web.

14 Fascinating Cord Cutting Statistics in 2020

14 Fascinating Cord Cutting Statistics in 2020

Posted under: Internet and Television

Ever since the television became a fixture in middle-class homes starting in the 1950s and 1960s, TV has been an integral part of American culture. However, in the past 15 years, change has defined the industry. The rise of the internet and streaming services has given people a lot of alternatives. Considering that the cost of cable has been steadily rising over the years, people are increasingly saying goodbye to cable, a trend known as cutting the cord.

The 10 Best WiFi Routers to Buy in 2020

The 10 Best WiFi Routers to Buy in 2020

Posted under: Internet

If you’re buying a router either to set up a new network or to update your current one and improve performance, there is a huge range of options at many different price points. As this is such an important purchase, it’s essential to consider each one carefully.

The Student's Internet Research Guide - 2020 Edition

The Student's Internet Research Guide - 2020 Edition

Posted under: Internet and Student

When studying, doing the right research is key to getting the grades you want. Research is a skill, just like reading or writing and in this article, we discuss how to get the most out of the resources available to you and where to go for more information and additional guidance.

The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

The 14 Apps and Social Media Sites Parents Need to be Aware Of

Posted under: Internet, Safety and Cyber Bullying

Today's youth don't know life without access to the internet. While this is a wonderful resource for learning and sharing, it also has a very dark side. Danger lurks on the internet and it's important we are all vigilant and informed about the dangers children face. We discuss 14 apps and social media sites that present a specific danger to children and discuss what parents can do to keep their children safe.

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

The Complete Evolution Of Blogging – Everything You Need To Know

Posted under: Internet and Google

Today blogging is hugely popular having evolved from simple personal online journals to a major source of digital information and entertainment. Over a fairly short period of time, a government research project has become a core part of how we express ourselves, read news and connect with others.

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Disney Plus: Everything You Need to Know Before You Sign Up

Posted under: Internet and Television

Disney Plus is the new streaming service from Disney. It’s a subscription-based service and is the the entertainment giant's direct response to other streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go. Streaming has become extremely popular in recent years as cord-cutting becomes a favored way to save money. In this post we discover the pros and cons of signing up for Disney Plus.

14 Facts About YouTube You Probably Didn't Know

14 Facts About YouTube You Probably Didn't Know

Posted under: Internet, Social Media and Youtube

YouTube gives us everything from tutorials, mindless entertainment, free education, the latest music, and much more. For many people it's a huge part of their digital life so here we explore 14 interesting facts about YouTube that you may not be aware of.

The Complete Guide to Domain Names: What Are They and How Do They Actually Work

The Complete Guide to Domain Names: What Are They and How Do They Actually Work

Posted under: Internet

Nearly all of us are familiar with typing web addresses into search engines to access the online content we want but a lot of us don't understand how the internet actually works. Have you ever stopped to think about what those web addresses mean?

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The Latest on Net Neutrality – Where Are We In 2021?

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Net neutrality is an important issue, no matter what your personal views or political leaning. We look at the net neutrality debate in 2021.

Privacy in the Digital Age: What's At Stake and How to Protect Yourself

Privacy in the Digital Age: What's At Stake and How to Protect Yourself

Do you worry about your digital privacy? Do you know how to protect your privacy online? We look at what's at stake and how you can protect your privacy when using the internet.

Should You Cut The Cord in 2021?

Should You Cut The Cord in 2021?

More and more people are cutting the cord and scrapping their cable bill. Is going streaming only the right choice for you in 2021?

Posted under: Cable