Internet Technology

We look to the Internet for news, socializing, shopping, research and more. From HTML code to instant messaging, we'll break down what's really going on whenever you log on, send an e-mail, visit a popular Web site or post to a blog.

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How to Get Wi-Fi Connection With Windows Vista

If you know how to get a Wi-Fi connection, you can connect all your computers to the Internet at once. Learn about how to get Wi-Fi connection with Windows Vista.

How Do You Get Rid of Ads on Facebook?

Facebook is more than just a social network; it is also an advertising platform. Learn how to get rid of the ads on Facebook in this article.

How do you go offline when using Facebook?

Facebook is a great way to network and contact people instantly when they are online, but sometimes you may want to remain invisible. Learn how to go offline when using Facebook in this article.

How do you hide friends on Facebook?

Privacy settings on Facebook can be customized to hide certain friends. Learn how to hide friends on Facebook in this article.

How do you hide your IP address?

Proxy servers and proxy server software can help you hide your IP address. Learn how to hide an IP address from this article.

How do you find your temporary Internet files?

If you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you'll find your temporary Internet files on your C drive. Learn how to find temporary Internet files from this article.

What does SSID stand for?

Your wireless network can’t function without an SSID. Learn what SSID stands for in this article.

What is a blogroll?

A blogroll is a listing of other blogs that you either subscribe to or that you recommend. Learn what a blogroll is in this article.

How do you add a blog to your Facebook page?

Use the Facebook application, Notes, to add a blog to your Facebook page. Learn how to add a blog to your Facebook page from this article.

How do you unhide friends on Facebook?

You can change default Facebook settings to enable or block friends from sharing specific content, such as posts or pictures. Learn how to unhide friends in this article.

How Paywalls Work

Many print publications are turning to paywalls -- online systems charging visitors to access Web content -- to bridge revenue gaps. But are people who have gotten used to accessing such information gratis ready to pony up?

How do you delete your Facebook account?

You can delete your Facebook account permanently or temporarily. Learn how to delete your Facebook account in this article.

How the Amazon Cloud Player Works

Amazon's new streaming music app offers customers a new level of flexibility in purchasing, storing and accessing tunes. Does the Amazon Cloud Player have the strength to muscle out its competitors in the online music market?

Expert Stuff: Google's Mike Cohen

As powerful as computers are, they have difficulty listening and understanding the people who use them every day. How does Google attempt to enable accurate speech recognition within its product line?

How Information Architecture Works

Building architects design spaces for us to live and work in, but what exactly do information architects do? Learn more about IA -- and how it saves us all from information overload.

What are the parental issues with Facebook?

Think you can keep your teen safe on Facebook by simply avoiding the topic? Good luck. Get ready to talk with your child about balancing the fun of social networking with the dangers of bullies, predators and an everlasting digital footprint.

Are kids getting addicted to Facebook?

There are long-running jokes about addiction to the computer. Crackberry, anyone? But it's a very real and, possibly, very dangerous thing that shouldn't be taken lightly. Especially when children are involved. Here's how you can stay on top of it.

Can a parent see private chats on Facebook?

It's easy to see why parents would want to keep tabs on their kids' private chats, but it's not such an easy task to accomplish. How can you stay up to date on what your child's doing on Facebook?

At what age should you let your kids on Facebook?

While Facebook stipulates kids should be at least 13 to create an account, it's not that hard for younger children find a way into the social networking site. How young is too young to be on Facebook?

What is the future of the Internet?

In a few short years, the Internet has changed the way we communicate, entertain ourselves and do business with one another. Could it eventually destroy human intellect as well?

How does the Internet work?

The Internet lets you transfer information around the world in seconds. But the pieces of your file may not all get there the same way. How does all that data get where it's supposed to go without getting lost?

How do you e-mail photos?

Sending pictures by e-mail should be a simple process no matter what e-mail service you use. How can you attach photos to your e-mail and be sure the message gets to your recipient?

How Unified Communications Works

Although you might not use the term "unified communications" on a daily basis, chances are you practice its principles fairly often. Businesses especially use it to combine technologies, reduce costs and make things more efficient.

How iTunes Mobile Works

Apple's iTunes software has helped the company sell millions of songs, applications and video clips. Most people use it on their computers, but what do you do when you want new music on the go?

How are point-of-sale systems going mobile?

Point-of-sale systems started with the cash register and helped merchants streamline the way they tracked revenues. Now that these systems are going mobile, how are they revolutionizing the way consumers shop?


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