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VPN Service and Internet Speed Issues

How can you determine the speed of a VPN host?  This is a bit of a trick question because technically no VPN host really provides speed. Your Internet Service Provider is the one that provides a speedy connection. What happens though is that the VPN host actually uses some of ...

What Antivirus Software Actually Works?

There are many different antivirus software programs available. Not all of the programs that are currently available are effective. Detecting viruses relies on the identification of special digital signatures in files that indicate the presence of a specific virus. These unique snippets of code change constantly. There are currently hundreds ...

7 Addictively Free and Entertaining Android Puzzle Games

7 Addictively Free and Entertaining Android Puzzle GamesOne of the big attractions for users of the Android mobile operating system and compatible devices is the extensive library of apps available for the platform. Many of these apps are free, including these addictive puzzle games. 1. Laser Logic 3D by 7Druids Laser Logic is a game played on a hexagonal ...

Must-Have Applications for Android

Must-Have Applications for AndroidToday’s world is becoming more and more tech-oriented, especially thanks to the development of mobile technologies. More and more people all over the world buy and activate new smartphones and tablets. Why? The answer is simple. It is happening just because current Android mobile development allows making the applications for mobile ...

iPhone 5 Rumors Starting Again Already

iPhone 5 Rumors Starting Again AlreadyEven Apple haters love a good iPhone 5 rumor. When all the speculation over whether it would be released in 2011 was answered with the iPhone 4S, the rumor mills have been spinning into overdrive ever since. Other companies would gladly sacrifice their most gifted designers to a volcano for ...

Top Tech Stories of 2011

This year’s tech-related news was populated with more than just new gadget releases and IPOs. Tales of political unrest, hugely misguided business decisions and the loss of a tech icon ate up a lot of ink and pixels this year. Big Upsets Android has seriously taken off as the mobile operating system ...

A Breakdown of SOPA So Far

If you read just about any type of tech publication on a regular basis, you’ve noticed the acronym SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) appearing in headlines over the past year. I thought it would be worth it write a kind of primer and lay out the implications of this legislation ...

Smaller Countries Have the Fastest Internet Speeds

Korea leads the world with the fastest average download speeds, 2,202 Kilobytes per second (KBps), according to a new study by Pando Networks. The survey covered 224 countries, pulling data from 27 million downloads. Industrialized Countries Surf the Web Faster Not surprisingly, industrialized, first-world countries boast much faster Internet performance than developing ...