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Internet Tools

A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Mar 26 2019

Researchers Break Internet Speed Records

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A group of researchers led by the University of Tokyo has broken Internet speed records - twice in two days.

Operators of the high-speed Internet2 network announced Tuesday that the researchers on Dec. 30 sent data at 7.67 gigabits per second, using standard communications protocols.

Mar 25 2019

Anatomy of a spam e-mail

A daily chore of modern life for many is the morning trawl through a full in box deleting spam email. But just where does it all come from and why do spammers use bizarre text, names and images in their emails? To the expert eye a typical spam is laden with clues to its origin.

Mar 20 2019

WatchFire WebXACT

Offsite Link to WebXact Validator

WebXACT is a free online service that lets you test single pages of web content for quality, accessibility, and privacy issues.

We have used this on-line tool for quite some time now, and although it can be a little slow at times, it is a decent method for checking many different guidelines all at once.

Mar 05 2019

An A-Z Index of the Bash command line for Linux.

A great list of the most used Bash commands in Linux, laid out in A-Z format.

Mar 04 2019

Print PayPal postage without transaction

Very handy if you just want to send something via PayPal (PP) without a transaction

Mar 03 2019

Fatal error: “no default carrier” FIX

Having problems with Prestashop displaying: Fatal error: “no default carrier” message, but only in certain browsers, perhaps Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera. Here’s a quick fix which got things working correctly for us.

Mar 03 2019

Best Business Broadband 2012

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Comparison of the best Business broadband offers for 2012, those who offer free 12 months broadband, the best connection guarantee, speeds, dedicated IP’s and more.