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 2017

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…

NZB Search Engine Sites for Usenet

Times have changed significantly when it comes to NZB search engines. Long gone are the days of using Newzbin and NZBMatrix. Back then you had to manually pull NZB files using popular NZB sites. Nowadays it has become a lot simpler and is relatively automated. All you have to do is to set up a client…

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…