Astraweb Review: Best Value Usenet Server

Astraweb is a Usenet access provider founded in 1998. Searchtech Limited is the owner and operator, based in Singapore. They provide premium Usenet services with server farms in US and Europe. Usenet Present vs History Back in 2004 Usenet was nothing special to get excited about. Usenet provider Astraweb had a retention of about 14 days…

Newshosting Review: Best Usenet Server 2018

Newshosting is a Usenet provider founded and based in the US. It has been our favorite since 2012 and is still rocking today. It’s a Usenet provider with the best value for money. Recently they included a free VPN service in their top package, so the value keeps increasing. Price / Packages Newshosting offers users a choice…

Future of the Internet

You are in the minority of world citizens who can access this online article. Out of the over 7 billion people inhabiting planet Earth, only 3 billion have Internet service. Cost is a significant barrier in many countries, but the logistics of Internet delivery is often the biggest hurdle, especially in remote areas. Furthermore, even…

Smart Meters: What’s What and Why You Should Care

Smart meters are being installed in homes and businesses across the United States as part of a new smart grid that improves energy efficiency. This new technology offers environmental and financial benefits for companies and individuals, but some people are concerned about perceived privacy risks. With the smart grid rapidly approaching, now is the time…

Security Concerns and Technology

Conventional logic argues that electronic security should improve in tandem with progressions in computing technology. Unfortunately, this is not the case. When companies such as ADT, Honeywell and others began including automated home security in their packages, leaving remote access to homes available via smartphone, it was inevitable that a new threat would arise from…