TRAI Mandate Pegs Minimum Wired Broadband Speed in India at 512Kbps

TRAI Mandate Pegs Minimum Wired Broadband Speed in India at 512Kbps

India’s Telecom regulatory authority, TRAI, has made it compulsory for all the Broadband providers to at least ensure a minimum speed of 512Kbps after users exhaust their initial data quota. The mandate also asks the service providers both fixed and wired to clearly notify the users about the throttled speed instead of masking it with the unlimited internet shenanigans. The […]

     
 
 

HTTP/2 is Official, the Next Big version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Brings Faster Page Loads

HTTP/2 is Official, the Next Big version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Brings Faster Page Loads

As some of you are well aware, HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, what is commonly know as the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web. Work on HTTP/1.1 was completed in June 1999, and now HTTP/2 is herem the next big version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, thus marking the largest change since HTTP 1.1 was adopted. Now, it seems […]

     
 
 

Facebook Announces Internet.org in India, Brings Free Access to 35+ Websites

Facebook Announces Internet.org in India, Brings Free Access to 35+ Websites

For those who weren’t aware, Internet.org is a partnership between Facebook and mobile phone companies that aims to bring affordable Internet access to emerging economies. Launched at the end of August 2013, the initiative has span so far across such countries as Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Colombia and Ghana. Now Facebook has announced the launch of the Internet.org app and free basic services in India in partnership […]

 
     
 
 

Monitor Kids Online Activities Using These Smart Routers

Monitor Kids Online Activities Using These Smart Routers

In the past we used to call it posh if a family owned one computer and kids felt lucky themselves if they occasionally had access to it, when their turn came. Nowadays, most families own several devices – at least one laptop, probably also a PC, some smartphones and even a tablet. Given the technological developments they’re confronted with, more […]

 
     
 
 

Pope Says the Internet is a ‘Gift From God’, Warns About Digital Connectivity

Pope Says the Internet is a ‘Gift From God’, Warns About Digital Connectivity

You’d think that religion and science have separate ways, but there are certain points where these two intertwine. And here’s one such good example. With the occasion of the 48th World Communications Day, Pope Francis issued an official statement, calling the Internet a “gift from God” and a facilitator of communications between people of different faiths and backgrounds. His predecessor, Pope […]

     
 
 

The Internet is More Deceiving Than You Thought

The Internet is More Deceiving Than You Thought

There is no doubt that Internet is an incredibly useful resource. But, at the same time, it shelters home to a huge chunk of misleading information. It isn’t that only personal and not-so-popular websites tend to do slip-ups, or generate false stories, over the past few years we have seen many mainstream network biting the dust as well. How do […]

     
 
 

Best 20 Internet of Things Devices

Best 20 Internet of Things Devices

Smartphones and tablets are still regarded as the latest craze in technology, but what we should really turn our attention to is the Internet of Things and the devices that are shaping the future for it. Those of you who are aware of what it means know that the Internet of Things is just around the corner and we’re excited […]

 
     
 
 

10 Illegal Things You’re Doing on the Web

10 Illegal Things You’re Doing on the Web

Whether you’re blocking advertisements, or changing your IP address, a lot of things that we do on the web are surprisingly illegal. Below is a list of a few things that you think are legal, but in reality, they aren’t. Before starting, it is important to mention that the laws and other obligations we have mentioned below differ across geographic […]

     
 
 

Best Places to Buy Geeky Tech Toys Online

Best Places to Buy Geeky Tech Toys Online

Many people, including myself, find gift shopping pretty difficult. There are so many awesome tech toys you’d want to buy that you are simply overwhelmed. On the other hand, browsing from shop to shop is also boring and time consuming, so a better alternative is to shop online for all those geek tech toys that you and your friends enjoy. […]