Tag: dns

OpenDNS and other DNS options

OpenDNS David Pogue explains DNS and why OpenDNS is a great service in this video. OpenDNS is generally fast, has extra features like anti-phishing, shortcuts, and parental controls, and is run by non-evil people (perhaps unlike your ISP). Other Options But you should also check to see what DNS provider gives your particular location the
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Use Google Email with your Domain

Google email works with name@gmail.com, but you could also use name@yourcompany.com. To do this, you sign up for Google Apps, which is offered in Standard (Free) and Premier Editions. Go to: http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/group/ There are a couple of ways to do this: The simplest is to choose “I want to buy a domain” which allows you
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Make your Internet faster by changing DNS

When you go to any website, the browser first has to lookup where that site is located.  This is done by connecting to a domain name server (DNS).  There are many DNS options, not just the default of the ISP. Often other options are much faster.  Most websites actually load content from various domains at
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