TAG Internet

90s Internet. The reactions of today's teenagers for the first years of the internet (video)

by Petros Kypraios The 90s was for many reasons a golden decade ... There were a lot of nice things then as for example Curt Cobain, the boombox cassette player, Sony PlayStation (the first), Beverly Hills 90210 (for girls) and of course ... the Internet! Olders must remember the characteristic noisy way in which the computers of the […] 12 June 2014 at 09:05 pm

A live infographic: Internet in Real-Time.

by Christine Kitsati On the 100 seconds we watched the page "The Internet in Real-Time", the statistics which were created, were truly impressive. 460,800 searches in Google, 570,000 tweets on Twitter, 231,400 total hours of monitoring videos on Youtube, 3,500 check-ins at foursquare, 5,219,600 likes on Facebook - and not only. The figures are many and from various […] 7 June 2014 at 07:24 pm

How would we act if we had lag in our everyday life?

by Thodoris Konsoulas We use the term lag when we play games and the term best describes the time delay in their movements, especially when something is wrong with their Internet connection. The term lag is strongly connected with Internet as you can understand. But what would happen if we had lag in our everyday lives? In our […] 2 May 2014 at 08:09 pm

Chris Dancy is the "most connected man in the world". Here's why!

by Christine Kitsati Chris Dancy has "named" himself as the most connected man in the world and, if you read this, perhaps you will agree. This is because, it seems that he has the way to record in real-time data relating to his everyday life by using 300 to 700 (!) systems. He has to his wrists as […] 18 March 2014 at 11:45 pm

IBM's tiny chip that could offer up to 400Gbps Internet speeds!

by Christine Kitsati IBM researchers in Switzerland managed to develop a new technology that could allow for the use of up to 400 Gbps of Internet browsing speeds! This can happen with the use of a really high tech (and expensive) analog to digital converter that - according to IBM- enables data centers to exchange data with super […] 16 February 2014 at 10:45 am

All the history of videogames graphics through a cube!

by Stefanos Anagnostou What could we mean when saying "through a cube"? Well the following video will just amaze you! The Hamster Alliance YouTube channel has created a video with all the necessary sound and graphic effects, presenting us the history of videogames through different cubes! It's really a masterpiece guys, you MUST check it out! 10 February 2014 at 10:29 pm

Chrome 32 beta with 3 important new features

by Christine Kitsati Today's beta for Chrome 32 brings three new features, and we're sure you're gonna love them. One of these is for all of you that have a lot of open tabs and cannot find the origin of the annoying multimedia sound they listen when they visit some pages. From now on, the new Chrome will […] 13 November 2013 at 05:49 pm

The crowd funding and Twitter saved the life of a female dog, called Aura!

by dlife In this era of instant information and feedback that we are going through, the news spread fast and the best part is that we can unite our efforts quickly and simply, for a common good purpose. Just like the effort to rescue a female dog after the abuse from a brutal man. Aura was found […] 20 October 2013 at 11:38 am

How will Internet look like in the year 2015?

by dlife Such predictions, usually cannot be wrong ... The Internet traffic will break the "barrier" of a Zettabyte in 2015. The traffic of users online is growing at spectacular rates and it is expected to be four or five times increased over the next 1,5 year. Zettabyte is equal to 1000 Exabytes or 1,000,000 Petabytes or 1,000,000,000 […] 28 September 2013 at 06:20 pm

How to: access forbidden webpages

by Christine Kitsati TheNextWeb posts a trick that will help a lot of users gain access to webpages that are - normally - blocked in their country or in their work space! So the guys there suggest we use Google Translate in order to access these webpages instead of using a VPN. Just open Google Translate, paste the […] 17 September 2013 at 03:28 pm