Articles tagged: internet

Internet

What’s the Difference Between the Web and the Internet?

“Internet” and “web” are often used interchangeably, but technically they’re very different things.

Using a Credit Card Online

Online Shopping: Just How Safe Is It?

Online shopping is ubiquitous, and yet some avoid it completely. Why are some people afraid to shop online when it’s arguably safer than offline?

Coffee Shop

Is the internet directly responsible for our economic problems?

Economic change is actually nothing new. I feel pretty strongly that you can’t blame the internet for the economy – find out why!

Ports

What’s an open port?

With one exception, having an open port is not dangerous. But the way that ports work is interesting!

How do I get wireless internet?

You hear a lot about the wireless internet, but it’s not something you can just connect to anywhere. It’s more often something you purchase and set up.

I can’t access some websites … why?

Sometimes not being able to access certain web sites boils down to a simple network configuration tweak that I’ll detail here.

Under Construction

What is Javascript and why do i need it?

Javascript is a programming language that operates important features on many websites.

Under Construction

Why Do some Website Addresses have “www” and some Don’t? And Why Do some Work with or without the “www”?

The “www” in website addresses is now typically optional, but there was once a reason as to why they were required in URLs.