Using Google Docs offline is helpful if you don't have a steady internet connection or want to edit files without Wi-Fi.
Internet service providers, or ISPs, are companies or organizations that provide you with access to the internet. ISPs can come in many forms.
A firewall is a key cybersecurity feature for protecting a home or office network from malware and other online threats.
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a system for transmitting voice calls over the internet, rather than a phone line.
A modem and router work in tandem to deliver you an internet connection and then grant access to your various devices.
To check how fast your internet is, Google "internet speed test" and click the blue "Run speed test" button.
An Ethernet cable lets you physically wire your internet to your computer, rather than having to rely on a more finicky Wi-Fi connection.
Ethernet is typically faster than a Wi-Fi connection, and it offers advantages like greater stability and security as well.
A DNS server - short for Domain Name System server - helps your web browser connect to the internet and load websites properly.
The DOJ dropped its legal challenge to California’s net-neutrality rules on Monday. California lawmakers passed the rules in 2018 after Trump’s FCC overturned Obama-era rules. This is a reversal from the Trump administration’s fight against popular net-neutrality policies. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Department of […]
Comcast announced plans Monday to establish 29 WiFi-equipped “Lift Zones” in the Washington, DC metro area. The project aims to provide low-income students with internet access through participating community centres. COVID-19 has highlighted the disparity in internet access in the US as it forced schooling online. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Biden picked Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FTC and FCC directors. The two Democrats have been more aggressive regulating big tech in the past than Trump’s appointees. They also favour many of Biden’s stances on issues like internet access, net neutrality, and privacy. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
If you’re having trouble connecting your Standard or Digital Edition PS5 to the internet, you may encounter the error message: “Cannot Connect to the Wi-Fi Network.” There are several ways to determine whether you can get rid of a PS5’s Wi-Fi network error message or if it’s a hardware issue […]
Congress on Monday approved $US7 billion in aid to help lower-income Americans get internet access. The bill would allocate rebates of up to $US75 a month to help certain low-income Americans pay their internet bills. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified concerns about the digital divide between Americans with and without […]
Europe is planning to build a new satellite constellation reportedly costing six billion euros ($US7.3 billion) that would work in a similar way to SpaceX’s Starlink. The constellation will beam internet access to European citizens, notably those in isolated areas, and allow governments to communicate securely. European Union officials have […]
When you encounter Wi-Fi problems, you can try troubleshooting your network or devices, check with your internet service provider, and more. Start by eliminating obvious problems and making sure you know whether it’s related to the Wi-Fi network, internet connection, one device or all devices. Here are 10 ways to […]
You can use public Wi-Fi networks safely if you stick to networks you know, always visit https secure sites, turn off AirDrop and File Sharing, and even use a VPN. Public WiFi networks are convenient when you’re away from home, but they can also leave you and your data at […]
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