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

Newshosting is an independent, tier-1 Usenet provider that has provided some of the best Usenet access for over 2 decades. It has also been our favorite since we started using the service in 2012. The combination of fast speeds, stable connections, and best retention in addition to the free newsreader is what makes it our Editor’s…

Future of the Internet

0.0 00 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.…

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

0.0 00 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…

Security Concerns and Technology

0.0 00 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…