How the old Napster worked

The file-sharing program Napster, infamous for its worldwide distribution of mp3 songs in 1999, was the pioneer of peer-to-peer networking as well as the first victim of the file-sharing copyright laws by which we must now abide. Though its death has initiated the spawning of many similar programs, none have matched the popularity and convenience […]

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How Air Traffic Control Works

You may not pay much attention to it the next time you fly somewhere, but from the moment your airplane door closes, until the moment it opens again at your destination, the timeliness and safety of your journey are ensured by the air traffic control system. So how does air traffic control actually work, and […]

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How to promote your website

All the effort you have put in to design the website has been paid off and your website is ready to face the world. But wait a minute. In order for your site to be known to all, you have to do something. “But how, do I go about that?” you might ask in confusion. […]

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How Does the Internet Work?

Though most of us know what the Internet is and can browse and chat without much trouble, we may still be unaware of how the Internet really works or may still be unfamiliar with the meanings of the terms, which are used so frequently in connection with the Internet. Some people I have come into […]

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How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams

Email scams are becoming more and more common. Not only do we receive them several times a day, but it is difficult to distinguish them from valid emails. Two of the most common email scams are the Nigerian email scam and spoof emails. Here are some tips you can use to weed out these email […]

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How to Build a Personal Website

In this Information Age, people are constantly looking for and finding new ways to electronically promote themselves and their interests. For many, this involves the development of a personal Website and home page. Those who aren’t familiar with the Web may opt to pay someone to put up a site for them. Others, however, are […]

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How Caching Works

The dictionary defines a cache as a place for storing things. A computer’s cache memory is exactly that, a place for storing information that must be accessed quickly. Cache memory can be a special section of memory integrated into the Central Processing Unit (CPU) or it can be a reserved part of the main memory. […]

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How to start a blog

Blogging is basically a form of journal writing, but instead of writing your thoughts into a diary or a notebook, you can write them on the internet in an online journal or Blog. Over the past several years, online journals have become increasingly popular. Many people use these blogs to record daily or significant events, […]

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How to search the internet effectively

The Internet contains a vast myriad of information, and attempting to sift through it can be a daunting task. However, there are many search engines out there that make finding information easier for us all. These can be used to search for key terms in web pages all over the Internet. The following will give […]

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How home networking works

So you’ve made the change. Dial-up internet access was just not fast enough for you anymore. Today’s computers, combined with portable MP3 players and media players are simply not going to perform as promised running on a 56K modem. The problem comes along when your office computer, your kid’s laptop, and your partner’s PC need […]

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